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10-29-2011, 09:38 PM   #1
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Hello from Barrie, ON

Hello everyone, I'm new to this site, and new to owning a DSLR I have the Pentax K-x with the 18-55mm lens, I love photography and hope to grow and learn how to take some great photos with my camera, I am a SAHM to 4 kids and hopefully having an SLR will help the money I used to spend on getting there pictures done alot less..lol.

10-29-2011, 09:44 PM   #2
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Welcome aboard, Amie. With 4 kids you should have an endless stream of photo opportunities, in many cases, kid snaps. It is a good place to start. I did have to look up SAHM. Congratulations on that decision. Shoot and post, we are a friendly bunch here.....Cliff
10-30-2011, 02:55 AM   #3
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Welcome to the forums, Amie. Some of us here may try to convince you that you need more / better lenses, but just ignore us. You can do wonders with what you already have. A useful tool for capturing images of speeding youngsters is a good flash, and knowing how to bounce it. Or just use my Dad's method: We'd run around, he'd say "HEY!", we'd stop for a moment, he'd shoot, and we'd continue with our mayhem. I guess that's social engineering. It works!

Anyway, have fun here. And there. Cheers!
10-30-2011, 03:56 AM   #4
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I gather a SAHM is a 'stay at home mum'.
Welcome Amie.
Congrats on getting to your stage in life and enjoy your photography.
Look forward to your contributions here.

10-31-2011, 05:34 PM   #5
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Welcome to the forum, Amie. As a grandpa of two little ones, I know how much fun it is to try to get some good shots, but they move fast!
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