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04-30-2011, 11:23 AM   #1
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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!

Plano, TX

04-30-2011, 11:28 AM   #2
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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
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Thanks, Adam. Will do!
04-30-2011, 05:36 PM   #4
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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.

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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.

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