Memory Walk 2014

I happened to be walking down the sidewalk when a few of the memory walkers were approaching me so I grabbed a few pictures.  I liked their shirts this year.  They matched the Clematis growing on our mailbox.

And talking about memories, I am having happy memories of my days photographing with the Pentax K-5 and the 55 – 300 mm lens.  I loved that setup but ultimately decided that it was too heavy since I was having trouble with the arthritis in my back, knees, and hands.  I tried many different lighter, smaller mirror-less cameras and lenses to replace the Pentax gear.  I had some success with the mirror-less cameras and really enjoyed the lighter weight, but missed other things.  In the next few weeks I am going to try going back to a Pentax DSLR, the K-3, and try to solve my issues with the weight in other ways.  I’ll be letting you know how it goes; but, there may be no going back.  Memories may be all there are; but, that is OK with me since I have two alternative plans for new cameras as I move forward.

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