View Full Version : Hi from Stockholm, Sweden!

09-30-2008, 10:31 AM
Hi, Iíve been listening to Marcoís outstanding podcast for a while now, and since he speaks so highly of this forum, I couldnít keep myself from joining.

Iím a newbie in the world of digital photography and hope to learn a lot from you guys.

I was doing a bit of b+w film photography and darkroom processing, back in the day, but have since had a long gap in my photography experience.

Iím now looking to get started in this wonderful pursuit again, but this time in digital. Though, I must say that I have a hard time deciding on which camp to join, equipment-wise that is. All my current gear is pre-EOS Canon and therefore, as I gather, quite useless if I want to shoot digital? A bit sad really.

Well, anyhow, Iím glad to have found Marcoís inspiring voice as well as this forum to help me along.



09-30-2008, 10:40 AM
Hej Fredric

Welcome, I'm very new here myself, but from what I've seen of the pips here so far they are a great bunch :)

regarding which camera to go for now, I don't know about canon, but I know with Nikon I can use old nikon lenses, because I have a fair few of them, so you "may" be able to re-use the lenses, you might lose things like auto focus etc, but I don't know enough about Canon to answer that.

I used to be a Canon SLR fanboy, I had an EOS and loved it, but when I went digital SLR I prefered the feel of the Nikon D50 in my hand to the canon equivalent at the time, the canon dslr was a bit smaller, and just didn't sit well in my hand, and due to the amount I tend to carry it around it was important to get a feel of it.

09-30-2008, 01:25 PM
Fredric - welcome to the forum!

09-30-2008, 03:52 PM
Glad the podcast convinced you to join! :)

Welcome Fredric!