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01-05-2013, 01:36 AM   #1
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Got my K-5 IIs finally

Hey guys, I am so glad i finally have a DSLR after using a nikon's bridge compact camera.
I've read yesterday on the forum about the new strap, and it's a kinda true , i would like to buy another one, is this (ebay) good enaugh? Any other opinions?
The lens I ordered later didn't arrive yet: SMC Pentax-F F/1.7 50mm so I am using a friend's lens 18-55mm White (no WR) from K-r, it's the 2nd time when i hold a DSLR, and I still have a lot to learn. Some random pics I took last days:

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I am expecting some criticize from amateurs, pro's and others, as a beginer, I would like to know what mistakes I am doing, and how to correct them!


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01-05-2013, 04:31 AM   #2
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Apart from a tad missed focus or too short focus depth in some shots you've come off to a good start! Just keep on clicking and read about the basics of photography.
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Yeah just keep shooting and I always recommend this: Understanding Exposure: How to Shoot Great Photographs with a Film or Digital Camera (Updated Edition): Bryan Peterson: 9780817463007: Amazon.com: Books

For a strap, I recommend: http://www.amazon.com/Domke-742-6BK-1-5-Inch-Strap-Swivel/dp/B00009R8CX/ref=...r+swivel+strap

You are on your way, Enjoy!
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QuoteOriginally posted by Corto-PA Quote
Yeah just keep shooting and I always recommend this...
You are on your way, Enjoy!
Agreed and quite true ... J

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I must be the only one not being that fond of the Understanding Exposure book. Maybe it's because I got a really old version?
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