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Old 14th November 2018
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Smile Greetings from North Yorkshire

Hello everyone,

I have only just discovered this group so looking forward to another source for info, tips and inspiration.

I'm a keen amateur photographer and after reaching the limit of what my mobile phone could provide decided it was time I treated myself to a camera. After much research and the internal battle of having to use a credit card for my purchase I settled on the Olympus Em5-Mk2 & 12-40pro kit during one of the cashback promotional offers.

Since my initial purchase in July 2017 I now own the 60mm Macro, 40-150pro with 1.4x tc, 2 tripods, Nisi landscape cpl with 2 ND filters and various other 'essential' items!

A few weeks ago I decided to join a local Camera Club and I believe i'm the only member not using Canon or Nikon. Time to shake things up i reckon

Anyway ... nice to be here and hopefully a chance to meet some people local to me that also shoot with Olympus gear.

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Re: Greetings from North Yorkshire

Greetings Ivan, go shake away, we'll all be glad to help with that
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Re: Greetings from North Yorkshire

A warm welcome Ivan.
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Re: Greetings from North Yorkshire

Welcome Ivan, I hope you will be showing the camera club a thing or two. Also love to see some of your work. The monthly Challenges provide a good outlet for those images....
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Re: Greetings from North Yorkshire

Welcome Ivan, I'm also from North Yorkshire - but it's a big county!
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Re: Greetings from North Yorkshire

Hello! Welcome to the Forum.

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Re: Greetings from North Yorkshire

Now then!

(Also from North Yorkshire)
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Re: Greetings from North Yorkshire

'Ow Do...

The North is the best bit isn't it

Mind you being from Scarborough I would say that wouldn't I

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Re: Greetings from North Yorkshire

Thank you for the warm welcome. I'm based in Pickering and work locally in one of the Secondary schools as their Data Network Manager.
Not getting out as often as i'd like on planned photo trips, I tend to take my camera bag everywhere (even to work) and just shoot whenever the opportunity arises.
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Re: Greetings from North Yorkshire

Welcome. Look forward to seeing some pictures
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Re: Greetings from North Yorkshire

Nice surprise today! Just got the latest issue of Olympus Magazine and I made into the Readers Gallery
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Re: Greetings from North Yorkshire

Lots of photographic interest around Pickering, especially if you like landscape and nature.

(Sadly no golfballs on the moors nowadays, though I guess they didn't like them being photographed anyway).
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Re: Greetings from North Yorkshire

That's a lovely image in the magazine Ivan well done.
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Re: Greetings from North Yorkshire

Better late than never... a big welcome to the forum.

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Re: Greetings from North Yorkshire

Another belated welcome to the forum

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