My new Pentax

Christine Aguila christine at caguila.com
Sun Sep 13 18:30:35 EDT 2020


Congrats on your purchase, Juan!  The MX was my first real camera, but had to sell it during a tough spot when in college, but after joining PDML, I bought Wendy’s MX!
Cheers, Christine 

> On Sep 13, 2020, at 1:06 PM, Juan Buhler <juanbuhler at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> My first real camera was an ME super with the M50/1.7. It was the silver
> model, just like probably 99%+ of them, at least thatś what the proportion
> of silver vs black ones seems to be.
> 
> I don't have that camera anymore, and while I still have my two black MXs,
> I've always missed it a little.
> 
> Last week, browsing ebay, I saw a black ME super. Described as "untested",
> and with the brassing in the bottom plate described as "rust."  $30 buy it
> now, but accepting offers. I offered $25 and got it. Still a gamble, I
> thought most probably I was buying a $25 paperweight.
> 
> Well, it arrived yesterday, and after exercising the shutter a little bit
> and putting some new batteries in, it all works! It was awesome to see
> those little LEDs come to life as soon as the batteries went in.
> 
> So while I've moved to a Fuji X-T30 for my main photography (this is the
> closest you can get in digital to the feel of an MX, btw!), today I am
> going out with the ME-Super and a roll of Fujicolor 200. Plus the MX-1 just
> to shoot some DNGs as well and keep it Pentax.
> 
> Just look at this beauty:
> 
> https://photos.app.goo.gl/dgkvs93HrFCpjkNP7
> 
> j
> 
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