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anwmn1
09-08-2006, 09:12 PM
Hello all!

My name is Aaron and I am located in the Phoenix area of Arizona. My first DSLR purchase is the E-500 dual lens kit. I have purchased an IR filter but have yet to successfully take a picture with it. I am looking into buying a flash (more than likely the FL 36 due to budget) and hope to also add a macro and eventually a telephoto.
My "other" camera is a Canon AE-1 of which I have several lens. Either that is a double negative on this site being film and another brand or it should wash out.
I store my pictures on several CP Flash while shooting and then use a MacBook and I photo. No photoshop here, at least not yet. My good pictures are then up loaded to my smugmug account for the world to see.
http://aaronnewman.smugmug.com
Looking to learn more about this camera, lens options, and build some relations with fellow Olympus shooters.

Aaron

Heron
09-08-2006, 10:43 PM
Welcome to the site, you'll find a lot of great, friendly people here. You have some stunning photos in your gallery, I really enjoyed looking at them, although I confess that I didn't get through all the pages :D

This was one of my faves though

http://aaronnewman.smugmug.com/gallery/1466756/1/71756661

Cheers,
Heron

AnnF
09-09-2006, 12:49 AM
Welcome Aaron. We also have a monthly photo contest you might like to check out in the other forum.:)

Ann

James Pilcher
09-09-2006, 10:48 AM
Hello Aaron,

Very nice photos on your smugmug account. This one caught my eye:

http://aaronnewman.smugmug.com/gallery/1466756/1/71756375/Medium

Keep posting here. FTP is a very good place for the intelligent people who have decided on 4/3 photography. :D

DustyLee
09-09-2006, 08:37 PM
Hi Aaron! I just went to the E-500 from an AE-1 and AE-1program. I loved those cameras, but couldn't afford the film developing and the amount of film it was going to take me to finally learn the ins/outs of manual photography.

I got lucky on Ebay and bought a "used" E500 with the 18-180 lens. It was so used that most of the cords hadn't even come out of their original wrappers.

Gotta admit, I'm stunned that someone would spend full price on a DSLR and not even used it enough to unwrap the cords, but hey- her loss, my gain!

marlof
09-09-2006, 10:47 PM
Welcome, Aaron. Those pictures on your smugmug site look promising.

TomServoCA
09-10-2006, 12:04 PM
Welcome!

You'll find this a very friendly and good natured resource where pictures are important, not what you shot them with.