Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
04-30-2011, 11:23 AM   #1
New Member
tshusker's Avatar

Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Plano, Texas
Posts: 5
New K-R Owner

Just purchased the Pentax K-R from BuyDig. Very excited. Have only shot with point-and-shoots and this is our first venture into SLR Land.

Any suggestions? Perhaps best beginners books for getting to know the camera and how to use it (f-stops, aperture, etc.). This is all new to me so could really use the help! Any resource out there (like books) that may focus or give specific info on Pentax's?

Anyway, greetings, and I look forward to gleaning all the nuggets of wisdom from this site!

Tom
Plano, TX

04-30-2011, 11:28 AM   #2
Administrator
Site Webmaster
Adam's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Arizona
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 43,140
Start with the manual, then play around with the camera and post here if you run into trouble

Hope you enjoy it!
04-30-2011, 02:41 PM   #3
New Member
tshusker's Avatar

Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Plano, Texas
Posts: 5
Original Poster
Thanks, Adam. Will do!
04-30-2011, 05:36 PM   #4
Junior Member




Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: The Biggest Little City in the World
Photos: Albums
Posts: 44
Congrats! As a fellow K-r owner and new member here I would like to welcome you to one of the nicest and well informed forums I've been a part of.

05-01-2011, 12:47 PM   #5
Arn
Loyal Site Supporter
Arn's Avatar

Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Vancouver
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 3,755
Welcome, tshusker. I echo Adam's "read the manual" advice, and I also found that a community-offered course made me more aware of, and got me to use, more of the camera's potential.
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
books, k-r
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New owner of k-x sub5runner Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 5 05-31-2010 08:38 AM
New K-x Owner kcrady Welcomes and Introductions 7 04-20-2010 08:21 PM
New K-x owner gramps50 Welcomes and Introductions 6 04-08-2010 09:35 AM
Another new K-x owner... daniel_1234 Welcomes and Introductions 4 12-28-2009 05:18 PM
LX - Q from new owner thomascdk Pentax Film SLR Discussion 6 08-12-2009 03:05 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:02 AM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top