Hello from Ukraine

stratokaster

Top Veteran
Location
Kiev, Ukraine
Real Name
Pavel
I became interested in photography fairly recently (in 2003, to be exact), when my family gave me a lightly used Casio QV-3000EX as a New Year present. Its image quality quickly became limiting factor for me. In 2005, I acquired Sony DSC-R1 for travels and thus began my struggle with high quality, but fairly bulky cameras. I also used to have Pentax DSLRs (K-m, later K-x, both now gone). I sold my Pentaxes when I noticed that they're basically sitting on my shelf and gathering dust while I was busy shooting with a cheap Panasonic point-and-shoot.

My search for a high-quality and relatively compact camera ended when Olympus introduced E-P1. I loved this camera and still think it's great. Later I gave it to my sister. Now I'm going to get Panasonic G2 as a Christmas gift for myself. I know it's not as compact as E-P1 but I need its video mode for some of my projects. It's still tiny compared to my old trusty Sony R1, though.

I think this site is great. Many think that 'good camera' = 'large camera'. I guess we need to spread the word about serious compacts to help people get rid of bulky DSLRs.
 

BBW

Legend
Location
betwixt and between
Real Name
BB
Stratokaster, many thanks for stopping in to introduce yourself. I know you've already made yourself at home and look forward to your continued involvement here. Your sister is very fortunate to have such a generous brother! Looking forward to more from you in 2011!
 

Latest posts

Latest threads

Top Bottom