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05-02-2011, 05:37 AM   #1
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A new Members Introduction

Hi folks,

I'm the proud (ecstatic) owner of a new Pentax K-5.
I bought the K-5 Body along with the Pentax 17-70 Lens.
I'm finding that this Lens is proving to be a great walkabout Lens.

I must admit that most of the K-5's features are wasted on me because I nearly always shoot Manual, choosing the lowest ISO available even though this forces me to always carry a tripod.
Despite my preference for Manual Mode, at the present time I'm on a steep learning curve, trying out all the different Modes along with the e-dial and Button customisation's.
Slowly but surely I'm beginning to understand the new (to me) Pentax terminology such as Program Line (and how it works). However, the e-dial terminology 'P Shift' still has me foxed?

I look forward to learning some useful tips on this forum.

Best regards to one and all.

Roy3

05-02-2011, 03:36 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum Roy3, you may want to visit the Pentax K-5 forum for some useful information.
05-02-2011, 06:27 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forum! The K-5 is great.
05-02-2011, 07:10 PM   #4
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Welcome to the forum, enjoy your new camera.

05-02-2011, 07:16 PM   #5
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Hi Roy. Welcome to the party. And yup, I have a K5 and find a lot of reasons to shoot manual at low ISO. The results with this body are great! But the high ISO's are there when you need 'em and that's a great plus.
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Welcome and enjoy! There is a LOT of great info available here! Take advantage of it!
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Ahhh! My next purchase!!! Congrats on the camera and enjoy the forum!
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Welcome, to the forum. There is a lot of information here, good luck. Have fun.

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