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Greetings From Texas

Discussion in 'Welcomes and Introductions' started by Photorx12, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. Photorx12

    Photorx12 Regular

    May 31, 2011
    Hello to all.

    I am from Houston, Texas and have recently picked up photography within the past 3 years. I started out with a Nikon D 60 but was not satisfied with it so I sold it. I bought An Olympus E-PL1 to learn the basics beacause my goal is to save until I have enough to buy a Leica rangefinder. Unfortunately my Oly was stolen from me on a recent trip to Vegas. That misfortune turned out to be good fortune after all because after seeing me mope around my wife gave me the Fuji X100 as a gift to cheer me up. I love the camera but still want a micro system to add to my collection before I get my Leica. Hope to get to know you guys and look forward to sharing my pics.
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  2. Lili

    Lili Hall of Famer

    Oct 17, 2010
    Dallas, TX
    Sorry to hear about the theft! The X100 is Gracious Gift.
    A hearty welcome back to you from Dallas here :) 
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  3. Pelao

    Pelao All-Pro

    Jul 11, 2010
    Ontario, Canada
    Hi, and welcome.

    Sorry to hear about the theft. I had a camera stolen about 15 years ago, and it still pains me.

    I don't have an X100, but some of the people here do, and they are divided into two groups: those who are kinda in love with them, and those who are obsessed.
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  4. Armanius

    Armanius Bring Jack back!

    Jan 11, 2011
    Houston, Texas
    Welcome to the forum!! I'm in Houston as well! You definitely have a wonderful wife! Looking forward to seeing your photos and contributions to this site!
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  5. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus Subscribing Member

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Hello and welcome Photorx12. Sometime you might like to visit here and post a pic of yourself and get to look at some of our members too.
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  6. stillshunter

    stillshunter Super Moderator Emeritus

    Nov 5, 2010
    Down Under
    G'day mate from Australia.

    Great yarn with a great ending....and what a camera to whet your appetite for the m4/3 and Leica M. And you've found the perfect place for people to inspire you to have all three immediately and simultaneously :laugh1:

    Welcome aboard and look forward to seeing some of your work.
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  7. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    Photorx12, thanks so much for making the time to introduce yourself! :biggrin:

    Gee, your wife is a wonderful person - what a thoughtful thing for her to do! I am sorry about your Olympus being stolen, if you keep your eyes peeled I'm betting you could buy another for a very good price. In the mean time, I look forward to hearing and seeing more from you with that X100 of yours. I think I'm one of the obsessed that Pelao refers to.:wink:
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  8. Janis

    Janis Regular

    Nov 22, 2010
    Central Texas
    Welcome from another Texan (rural Hill Country)! You've come to the right place because this is a very friendly, informative, and well-run site. (Now I have to tell my husband that nice spouses give X100s!)
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  9. Armanius

    Armanius Bring Jack back!

    Jan 11, 2011
    Houston, Texas
    Wow, it looks like we have almost half a dozen here in Texas!
  10. Photorx12

    Photorx12 Regular

    May 31, 2011
    Thank you for all the greetings! I look forward to being active in this forum as well as building back up my gear collection.
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