Newbie from Norcal

Discussion in 'Welcomes and Introductions' started by motrix, Feb 25, 2012.

  1. motrix

    motrix New Member

    Feb 25, 2012
    Just checking in. I was googling for some information on the GRD and stumbled on this site. Took me about 5 minutes and knew i had to register. Now to start reading while trying to resist the temptation to open up my wallet.

    Currently have a 5DII and GF1 (technically gave the GF1 to the wife) and sold my G3. Goal is to find a nice compact daily to tie me over while i hear the verdict between the EM5 and xPro1.
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  2. krugorg

    krugorg All-Pro

    Sep 26, 2011
    Minnesota USA
    Kyle Krug
    Welcome to the forum!
  3. stillshunter

    stillshunter Super Moderator Emeritus

    Nov 5, 2010
    Down Under
    G'day from Down Under and welcome aboard mate :thumbup: Based on your future contenders you've certainly come to the right place. Shame about the GF1, some of us still shoot with this little gem, who knows maybe we can inspire you to take it for another spin.
  4. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus Subscribing Member

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Hello and another Aussie welcome.
  5. Will

    Will All-Pro

    Aug 30, 2010
    Hi, from a GRD addict!
  6. Phoenix

    Phoenix Super Moderator

    Dec 28, 2011
    Melbourne, Australia
    Phoenix Gonzales
    Hi and welcome Motrix
  7. motrix

    motrix New Member

    Feb 25, 2012
    Hello all and thanks for the welcome.

    @stillshunter... Don't get me wrong. Love the gf1 and "giving" it to my wife helped justify the G3 purchase.

    Definitely lots of info here. But now as I browse through the forum I now have too many choices. Thought at first it was going to be an easy decision with the grd4. Now contemplating the grx w/28mm and eventually get the m module. That may inspire me to pick up a few more m mounts for my m7 and skip the em5 and xpro1 altogether.
  8. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    motrix, welcome aboard from New York! There are always too many choices. I'm opting for virtual blinders, myself.:wink:

    Please consider jumping right in - perhaps with our current Weekly Challenge? It's all about getting us to show our photos...and avoiding that nagging G.A.S.* that seems to pop up way too often.

    You'll also find this section very helpful, if you haven't see it already. Thanks so much for starting right off with your introduction, motrix and be sure keep us posted on your next acquisition.:drinks:

    P.S. *G.A.S. = Gear Acquisition Syndrome:biggrin: