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Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
Current Residence: Sydney, Australia
Favourite genre of music: All of them... Except pop.
Favourite style of art: Photography/Doodles
Operating System: Windows 8.1 / OSX86 10.10
MP3 player of choice: Spotify
So I just ordered myself a Pentax SRT-101, complete with MC Rokkor PF 50mm f1.7 glass :D.

Needless to say I am SERIOUSLY EXCITED about this, and cannot wait for it to arrive because it'll be my first film SLR, and of course it's the camera that Annie Leibowitz started out on (big fan of her since I saw her show at the MCA in Sydney..!).

I chose the f1.7 lens since it's reputedly sharper than the f1.4 or f1.2 (not that I could probably get hold of an f1.2 cheaply anyway) and because they're apparently built more sturdily than the MD series. I also heard that the bokeh is a bit hexagonal on the MC compared to the MD but I think that might actually be fun to play with :).

I'm also wondering what sort of film I should use (being a complete digital brat who only ever used film years ago..) but I think I will shoot a few rolls of cheap monochrome to begin with, just to get a feel for the camera before I start trying to get the best out of it.

Keep your eyes peeled for a few manual submissions soon, I will be shooting and scanning like a madman once it finally arrives! ^_^
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xbastex Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the :+fav:
KariLiimatainen Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:thanks: so much for the favīs !!!
pretty-peaches Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
No problem at all! You're very gifted :)
ThePrincessNightmare Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the watch! for more fun costume photos 'like' my website @ [link]
pretty-peaches Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh no problem :) I loved your Alice pics
ThePrincessNightmare Featured By Owner May 18, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
WayneBenedet Featured By Owner May 13, 2012
Thanks for the :+fav:
RadicalSunn Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2011
thx :)

cheers chris ;)
Ceruleano Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2011
thanks for the fave:)
ifsantag Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the +watch!
I'm glad you are interested in my works!
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