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08-06-2014, 04:18 PM   #1
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new owner of K50

I just had to send this message. I been a long time viewer (5 yrs +) and I am getting my first DSLR and it is going to be K50. I am older then dirt and I always been a 35mm film user. I have a point & shoot Cannon but I was never happy with the pictures. I should be receiving the camera tomorrow from Adorama, I bought the kit with two lenis. I'll let you know how it goes.

08-06-2014, 04:40 PM   #2
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Congratulations. I'm sure you are going to love it.

As an old film shooter myself I love the TAv mode that you get on the K-50. It is closest to shooting the old film slr where you had to set both the shutter and aperture. One roller wheel is used to change the shutter speed and the other used to set the aperture. The camera then sets the ISO (film speed). If you are used to the old slr film cameras where you had to set this I suspect you also will like this mode a lot. Most of the other modes left me feeling like I didn't have full control.

Have fun and post us some pictures one you get a chance.
08-06-2014, 06:16 PM   #3
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Congratulations and great choice, best bang for the buck out there. Have fun and post pics!
08-07-2014, 05:41 AM   #4
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Welcome aboard! TAv mode is where I live 95% of the time myself, it's most like using a film camera.

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Welcome and do try to get some sleep tonight with all that excitement for tomorrow.

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