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FoHGoR
04-14-2006, 11:01 AM
Hello,
My name is Kris and I live in Garden Grove, Ca. I received my E500 w/ 14-45 lens about a month ago. I purchased the 40-150 kit lens shortly there after and have been snapping away ever since. I'm saving up to purchase another lens, but I can't decide if I want a prime lens or macro. The 50mm/f2 could be used as a fast prime lens and macro, but I think the 50mm with a x2 crop would be a little to long for a prime. What I've been wanting ever since it's announcement is the sigma 30mm / 1.4, but who knows when sigma will release it.

Anyway, here are some photos:

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b253/KC8674/P3221294.jpg
1/800 f7.1

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b253/KC8674/ICU2.jpg
1/500 f4.5

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b253/KC8674/Sunset_800.jpg
1/100 f5.6 "Sunset Scene" mode

As you can tell, I'm an amateur, but I'm always looking for that one great shot. :)

Talk to you all later,
Kris

cyrtolite
04-14-2006, 11:08 AM
Hi Kris. Welcome!

I love the sunset and that squirrel shot is very expressive. All three show a good compositional sense. Thanks for sharing.

E B
04-14-2006, 12:53 PM
Well, welcome aboard. I'll be looking forward to your posts. Like the sunset.

Bill Gordon
04-14-2006, 02:41 PM
Welcome aboard and I love that sunset.....keep 'em coming!!

James Pilcher
04-14-2006, 03:48 PM
http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b253/KC8674/Sunset_800.jpg

...if I could call it mine. Very nice photo. Welcome to FTP!

benherrmann
04-15-2006, 01:18 PM
Nice pics by the way! It's always nice for a person to open a new post with some images included in the introduction!

Gosh, I lived in Garden Grove for two years from 1970-1972 when I was in the Marines (stationed at then El Toro). I remember then it was a very crowded area, so I can only imagine that by now there are even more folks packed in per square inch :p.

Hope to see lots of your posts here.

Kurt N
04-15-2006, 02:53 PM
Kris,

Welcome, and nice shots! I think you'll find this to be a great group of people to discuss Olympus and photography with in general.

Kurt

FoHGoR
04-15-2006, 06:16 PM
Thanks for all of the welcomes everybody. With most photography sites saturated with Canon and Nikon, it was nice happen upon one that's dedicated to the four-thirds system. I look forward to learning from you all.

-Kris

AnnF
04-16-2006, 12:35 AM
Welcome, Kris.

I really like the sunset one, too.

Ann