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better say hello

Discussion in 'Welcomes and Introductions' started by nick marshall, Apr 2, 2011.

  1. nick marshall

    nick marshall New Member

    Mar 10, 2011
    better say hello, before I get told off that my first post was a reply to someone after a viewfinder.

    been around cameras most of my life, now 57. looking for the perfect camera for me. thought it was the the Leica D-lux 5, but had 2 already, and by the time I buy a case, finder and grip it's nearly £1000, so I sell it and buy something cheaper, then want something better, so I buy an X1. just advertised that!

    can't be the only one out there, can i?

    anyway, great site.
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  2. stillshunter

    stillshunter Super Moderator Emeritus

    Nov 5, 2010
    Down Under
    G'day Nick. No you're not alone mate. I also ventured here with my LX5 in hand, but we parted ways soon after. I was THIS close to getting the Leica X-1, but after a little research and a lot of umming and arring I opted for the Sigma DP2s. Very, very happy with my camera choice and this site. Great folks on here.

    Hope to see some posts from your X-1.
  3. olli

    olli Super Moderator Emeritus

    Sep 28, 2010
    Metro Manila
    Hello and welcome Nick.
  4. Herman

    Herman The Image Stimulator

    Jul 11, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Hello Nick, welcome here. As to me I look forward to a DP camera...
  5. dixeyk

    dixeyk Guest

    You're are most definitely not the only one. Your description of yourself could be applied to any one of us.
  6. Alf

    Alf Top Veteran

    Oct 11, 2010
    Northeastern Tuscany

    Sent from my LG-E900 using Board Express
  7. Will

    Will All-Pro

    Aug 30, 2010
    Hi Nick
  8. AzPete

    AzPete Veteran

    Dec 24, 2010
    yo, Nick, welcome
    cheers, Pete
  9. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus Subscribing Member

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Hello Nick and welcome from Australia.
  10. dixeyk

    dixeyk Guest

    Dang...where are my manners? WELCOME to the board.
  11. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    Hey, Nick, welcome. You wouldn't have been told off, but you would have been invited over here to say hello, so you beat us to it.:wink: And here's another voice, telling you you're not alone. I'm looking for my perfect camera, as well. Thought it was the Leica X1 - it was awfully close, but I sold it quite a while back and am waiting for what I hope will be my own version of the perfect camera to arrive.

    If you want to, you may certainly list your items for sale here, just be sure to review this sticky post https://www.photographerslounge.org/f27/**read-post-before-using-marketplace**-19/

    Hope to see some of your photographs around here, soon.:thumbup:
  12. bluelans

    bluelans New Member

    Mar 22, 2011
    Hi Nick ,glad to see you at here

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