Hello from Connecticut!

Discussion in 'Welcomes and Introductions' started by Vincenzo Landino, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. Vincenzo Landino

    Vincenzo Landino New Member

    Jan 26, 2012
    New Haven, CT
    So glad I found a forum like this. Recently sold my entire Nikon DSLR system in the hopes of simplifying and concentrating on photography... and besides, I'd like to actually carry my camera with me all the time and not in a huge back pack.

    Would love to hear from everyone regarding camera selections as I am camera-less at the moment :eek::eek::eek:

    My heart is set on the NEX line would love the 7 if it comes out any time soon, however the 5N looks really good and I'm prepared to couple it with the Zeiss 24 1.8. The Fuji X-Pro 1 looks amazing but I read of some possible slow AF issues.

    Really Im an open book, and would love to meet some knowledgeable people that can share photography.

    Thanks guys!
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  2. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    Welcome, Vincenzo! I believe you are one of at least three members here from the New Haven area. Perhaps you all will end up having a meet up at some point.:smile:

    Ah the wait for the NEX 7... I'm sure you've checked out the specific camera forums. That would be the best place to get into the nitty gritty... We also have the Open Gear forum for comparisons.. Now, when it comes to that new Fuji X-Pro 1, I think we are all going to have to wait to see reality, but there is a lot of real excitement about this camera, as well as the NEX 7. Perhaps you can bide your time for just a bit longer?

    I'm so glad you started right off with your intro, Vincenzo and I am really looking forward to your involvement here - and to seeing your photographs!
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  3. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus Subscribing Member

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Hello and welcome Vincenzo - the Nex 7 is pretty much state of the art for compact system cameras but the lens choices are not as 'mature' as the micro 4/3 selection.
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  4. Phoenix

    Phoenix Super Moderator

    Dec 28, 2011
    Melbourne, Australia
    Phoenix Gonzales
    Hi and welcome Vincenzo.
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  5. Armanius

    Armanius Bring Jack back!

    Jan 11, 2011
    Houston, Texas
    Welcome again! ;) I responded to the other thread earlier.

    Given that you are cameraless now, I say option 3! :)
  6. Vincenzo Landino

    Vincenzo Landino New Member

    Jan 26, 2012
    New Haven, CT
    Thank you all for your quick responses. I put the NEX-7 on order today with the 24 1.8 Zeiss. I had to man up and do it haha!
  7. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    Exciting! Promise to keep us posted, Vincenzo!
  8. bartjeej

    bartjeej Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Nov 12, 2010
    Welcome from the Netherlands!
    The NEX 7 seems like an incredibly capable camera, I'm really curious to see how you'll feel about it! Will the 24/1.8 be your only lens?
  9. olli

    olli Super Moderator Emeritus

    Sep 28, 2010
    Metro Manila
    Hello and welcome Vincenzo.
  10. Briar

    Briar Hall of Famer

    Oct 27, 2010
    Welcome to Serious Compacts!