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ABOUT PEBBLE PLACE

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Photography has been my hobby for over 30 years. In the 80s and 90s I took vacation snapshots with an old Canon AT-1 SLR, a 50mm F1.8 FD and Kalimar 70-200mm zoom. Like most people I just took some occasional pictures on vacations and random snap-shots from time to time. In 2001 I bought a Sony 1.3MP digicam and found the instant feedback was addictive. Photography quickly escalated and evolved into a very expensive hobby.

Eventually I bought a refurbished Canon 1Ds in 2005. From 2005 through 2007 there was an endless stream of Contax and Leica lenses, digital rangefinders and digital medium format gear. By 2008 I thought things were settling down, but the next five years brought the Canon 1Ds Mark III, Leica M9, Leica M9-P, Leica S2, Phase One P30+ and P65+ Digital Backs and an endless line of lenses.

There have been some good decisions and plenty of bad decisions along the way - all were expensive. The writings on PebblePlace.com are mostly my learnings as I muddle through the gear. Much of what is presented on PebblePlace.com is for entertainment purposes - this is just a hobby after all. I hope you find PebblePlace.com both helpful and entertaining in your gear quest.

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Most of the content published on PebblePlace.com is my opinion based on personal experience. I purchase the equipment and use it for personal enjoyment. PebblePlace.com makes no representations or warranties with respect to this website or the information contained within. This content is provided for use “as is” and is without warranty of any kind. PebblePlace.com is not liable for any losses or injury arising from inaccurate information.

The revenue generated from Google’s AdSense offsets website costs - such as domain registration, hosting, publishing software, etc. PebblePlace.com also participates in B&H Photo's affiliate program. PebblePlace.com is not liable for any price changes or price errors at B&H Photo or other companies advertising on PebblePlace.com.

Portions of this web site may publish readers' comments. PebblePlace.com does not assume or have any responsibility or liability for the readers' comments or opinions, nor do we claim ownership or copyright that which belongs to the original poster.

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