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12-30-2014, 03:56 PM   #1
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Hi from Alabama!

I recently purchased my first DSLR, a used K-50. The only other DSLR i have ever used is a Nikon D3100 i purchased for my X several years ago. i never got accustomed with it enough to dabble into the manual settings, everything was shot auto. We used it on many cruise vacations and took thousand's of pictures and most never really impressed me. When i was looking for a DSLR for me, i did a lot or research and the K-50 kept popping to the top, i wanted to go with nikon because we never had any issues with it, just was never happy with the pictures that were taken. i got my K-50 that was in like new condition with less than 200 pictures on the counter. I am very happy with it so far, the flash not popping up automatically will take some getting use to. i now need to get and additional battery and good camera bag. I purchased a cheep Transcend 300x 16gb memory card to use in the X's Nikon i borrowed on a trip to South Korea just before Christmas. It seems to be working ok in the Pentax, i have only used PNY Elite cards in the Nikon and had 0 issues, i was going to purchase for the Pentax but have read some have had problems!

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Welcome to the forum, enjoy that new K50.

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Cool, good luck with that K-50. I'm interested to see how your photos will come out.
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I am hoping the weather clears up over the new year so i can give this camera a workout! I have only taken pictures indoors so far and they were ok.

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Any ideas on what lens i should be looking for, i plan to shoot lots of pictures of my granddaughter What would be the best first prime lens ?
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