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12-03-2013, 08:31 AM   #1
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First dslr

Hi everyone I bought my first dslr this year and went with the k-5ii. I am self teaching my self how to use it so any tips would be welcomed

12-03-2013, 08:43 AM   #2
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Welcome! I got my first Pentax for Christmas 2009. A K-x. While I have enjoyed it, I haven't ventured terribly far from automated settings. This year, I bought the k-5ii as well. My daughter will get the K-x. I am sure we both have a lot to learn about our new cameras. Enjoy!
12-03-2013, 10:55 AM   #3
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Keep reading here, that's the big tip.

Also, TAv mode is a great tool.
12-03-2013, 11:33 AM   #4
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I've found this site very informative. Cambridge In Color.

Along with this forum of course!

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Welcome to the forum, that's a great bit of kit to start out your Pentax photography career, enjoy.
12-03-2013, 03:03 PM   #6
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Welcome and best wishes!
You'll find considerable information and inspiration at
I'd be glad to offer tips if I happen to have any expertise in your specific areas of interest. Send a personal message (known here as a PM) to me if you wish. However, you might want to try looking in what appear to be the most appropriate areas of the website. Other members of the forum have more expertise than I in so many facets of photography. And I know nothing about your camera.

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