Hello from Brisbane, Australia

Discussion in 'Welcomes and Introductions' started by soundfanz, Dec 29, 2011.

  1. soundfanz

    soundfanz SC Regular

    Hi everyone,

    I only just came across this forum, so thought I would join up. I have owned a Fuji X-100 for a couple of months, and am really loving the camera, despite the odd quirk.

    My wife is hunting her own camera, and it looks like she wants to buy the Sony Nex-5 shortly. So I have been researching it pretty hard, and it's how I came across this site. :)

    I look forward to participating here on a regular basis too.

    Chris
     
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  2. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus S.C. Charter Member Subscribing Member

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
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    Bill Shinnick
    Hello Chris and welcome to the forum - there are a few Aussies here and both the cameras you mention have plenty of followers here too.
     
  3. Will

    Will SC All-Pro

    Aug 30, 2010
    England
  4. Hauki

    Hauki SC Regular

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    Dec 2, 2011
    Somerset, England
    Welcome aboard :smile:
     
  5. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus S.C. Charter Member

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
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    Chris, welcome aboard from New York! Who knows, perhaps your wife will join in, as well, once she gets her NEX5?

    As, Bill has already mentioned, there are quite a few Fuji X100 folks here and and many from Down Under, too! Glad to have you!:drinks:
     
  6. stillshunter

    stillshunter Super Moderator Emeritus

    Nov 5, 2010
    Down Under
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    Mark
    G'day mate from a little further south in the cooler climes of NSW :thumbup: Well you chose the right place to indulge both yours and wife's pleasure or is that "obsession"....well if it aint so yet then maybe some more time will make it so :wink: Both of the cameras you mentioned have proved popular in our up-and-coming Single in January challenge, just look at the line-up so far! Feel free to jump on aboard if you're keen....or be sure to watch the uploads to really "help" with your decision :wink:

    Welcome once again...
     
  7. Landshark

    Landshark PhotoDog S.C. Charter Member

    Jul 15, 2010
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    Welcome from So Cal, I always loved my trips to the Brisbane area
     
  8. kyteflyer

    kyteflyer ~@¿@~

    Jan 31, 2011
    Newcastle, Australia
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    Sue
    Another Aussie welcome! Watch out the rest of you, we are coming !!
     
  9. Lili

    Lili SC Hall of Famer

    Oct 17, 2010
    Dallas, TX
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    Howdy and welcome to the forum!
     
  10. Briar

    Briar SC All-Pro

    Oct 27, 2010
    Scotland
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    Karen
    Hi Chris

    Welcome to Serious Compacts!
     
  11. soundfanz

    soundfanz SC Regular

    Thanks everyone for the welcome.

    I should add, that the Sony Nex-5N is the camera my wife is considering buying, not the Nex 5. My typo. Maybe I'll ask her to join here too.

    Chris
     
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  12. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus S.C. Charter Member

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
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    Please do, Chris! It would be quite interesting to see photographs you both took, especially if you were together... You know, two different views of life happening pretty much at the same time.
     
  13. Luckypenguin

    Luckypenguin SC Hall of Famer

    Dec 24, 2010
    Brisbane, Australia
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    Nic
    Welcome!

    P.S. Don't go stealing all my photographic material!
     
  14. Phoenix

    Phoenix SC Top Veteran

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    Dec 28, 2011
    Melbourne, Australia
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    Hi Chris from gloomy and cold Melbourne, I'm looking forward you and your missus' images.
     
  15. soundfanz

    soundfanz SC Regular

    Well, my wife is starting to get her head around the new NEX 5N she purchased, and we will possibly buy some additional lenses for it after she becomes familiar with the twin lenses that came bundled with the camera.
    We are going out tomorrow to take some pics, and I'll take my X-100 too. Should be fun. :)
     
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  16. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus S.C. Charter Member

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
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    Looking forward to seeing some of yours, and possibly your wife's, photos! Please feel free to start a new thread in one of the image forums, or add on to one of the existing threads, if you like.:thumbup:

    P.S. Just in case you need help with anything here is a sticky in the Site Information forum that may come in handy: SeriousCompacts FAQ.