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My first pictures taken with my new K-50
Posted By: crispic, 10-24-2014, 02:41 PM

Hi everyone,

Recently I bought my first DSLR: a Pentax K-50 with the DA L 18-55mm F3.5/5.6 kit lens. I have to say that this camera is a true delight to shoot with and I am very happy with its performance, though I obviously still have a lot to learn to get familiar with its true powers

Last weekend I got a chance to play with my new toy and started experimenting in Manual mode right away. I would like to share three photos that I shot that day. The first two are my first attempt at macro photography. While they are not as sharp as I want, I do like the bokeh behind the pink flower and the general "dreamy" effect of this picture. The flowers were shot at f/4.0 and f/5.4, respectively. Is my assumption correct that, if I would have used a lower aperture, the objects would have been sharper? Of course, I would have had to compensate with ISO and/or shutter speed.

The last picture is a typical Dutch windmill. There I used a lower aperture to catch more details.

Any critique/tips/comments are welcome.

I look forward to posting on this forum!

Cheers,
crispic


32.5mm, f/4.0, 1/50


55.0mm, f/5.6, 1/80


37.5mm, f/11.0, 1/50
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11-01-2014, 09:50 AM   #16
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I like the one with the windmill the better!

11-03-2014, 09:18 AM   #17
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Thank you everyone

QuoteOriginally posted by phoenixvision Quote
Just wait until you get yourself a prime lens.....You got off to a great start and have an excellent eye.....
Thanks! Yesterday I ordered the SMC Pentax-M 50mm F1.7. I have read and seen great things about it, so I look forward to playing with it
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