Hello from Oak Park Illinois!

Discussion in 'Welcomes and Introductions' started by LuvMusic, Dec 22, 2012.

  1. LuvMusic

    LuvMusic TalkEmount Regular

    Dec 11, 2012
    Chicago area

    Been lurking for about a week and thought it was time to introduce myself. Just picked-up a NEX 5N kit at a great price. Got to love those discontinued prices.

    Still have my trusty, old OM1 which I really enjoyed. This is my first non point-and-shoot digital camera and I have high hopes that it will be as good.

    Here's a couple of first pics. Nothing fancy, just getting to know the camera.



  2. ChangshaNotes

    ChangshaNotes Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 15, 2012
    Welcome LuvMusic.
  3. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
  4. Bimjo

    Bimjo Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Oct 28, 2011
    Washington State
    Welcome to the forums. Couple of nice shots there. You'll find the 5N RAW files (if you shoot RAW) have a very forgiving nature when it comes to shadow detail recovery. And don't forget all those old Olympus lenses will work too. :)
  5. kevistopheles

    kevistopheles TalkEmount All-Pro

    Jun 18, 2012
    Hello and welcome
  6. LuvMusic

    LuvMusic TalkEmount Regular

    Dec 11, 2012
    Chicago area

    I have never shot RAW, one of the reasons I bought the NEX 5N, so I could learn. Thanks for the reminder about my old Olympus glass...hadn't really thought about it. Good example of why I joined this community, seems like great sharing. Hopefully I'll be able to give back once I get a little more experience.
  7. Frank Teurlings

    Frank Teurlings TalkEmount Regular

    Dec 10, 2012
    Welcome LuvMusic
  8. Dioptrick

    Dioptrick TalkEmount All-Pro

    Feb 4, 2012
    New Zealand
    Welcome! :)
  9. freddytto

    freddytto TalkEmount All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2011
    Puebla, Mexico
    welcome to the forum
  10. ErickSaint

    ErickSaint TalkEmount Regular

    Aug 27, 2012
    Milwaukee, WI
    Welcome. I'm a neighbor to the North up in Milwaukee. I also just got my 5N on those great discounts about a month ago. Nice shots, looks like you have some great scenery there.
  11. garethwi

    garethwi TalkEmount Regular

    Sep 2, 2011
    Welcome. And that's a lovely winter scene.
  12. LuvMusic

    LuvMusic TalkEmount Regular

    Dec 11, 2012
    Chicago area
    HAH! I wish that was the scenery here in Oak Park.....flat as a pancake. The scene is actually Zurich, Switzerland which is located in a valley in the Swiss Alps.

    Thanks for the welcome....Happy Holidays to all!!
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