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02-27-2012, 12:17 PM   #1
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I am new to DSLR cameras, but an old Pentax user. I just received a new K-5 with a DA 55-300 from Adorama. My film camera is a Pentax MX, bought new in 1976. I plan on using my 28mm & 50mm manually on the K-5 (I have Adam's and others instructions on how to do this). I am a photo retoucher by trade (Photoshop), so I have an understanding of the digital process, it's just getting familiar with the camera now. I spent 5 hours reading the manual yesterday as I waited for the battery to charge!

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QuoteOriginally posted by ElKay23 Quote
Hi, everyone

I spent 5 hours reading the manual yesterday as I waited for the battery to charge!
That sounds considerably more constructive than when I tapped my fingers on the table for five hours waiting for the battery to charge after opening my camera.
See, this helps to prove that you may already be smarter than I was.

What's the big idea of you reading the manual, anyway? What are you, some kind of trouble maker?

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