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04-12-2015, 03:20 PM   #1
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Hello, from scotland

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Just joined the forum, recent puchase of a k3 has revitalised my love of photography

Just trying to work the dam thing out at the moment!!


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04-12-2015, 03:22 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum John and congratulations on your purchase. I'm sure you'll get all the help you need on the forum to help you master your K-3.
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Afternoon and welcome to the Forum!!!

Well, here are a couple of suggestions.
  • Turn the dial on the top of the camera to the Green square. It makes the camera in to a Point and Shoot and sets everything automagically. Then, after a while - start getting adventurous and start changing one thing at a time.
  • There is an excellent e-book that you can download. The manual tells you what the controls does, but not why you would want to use them. This e-book puts everything together.
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Welcome to a fellow countryman, enjoy both the forum and your photography... once you get it working.

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G'day mate and welcome to the forum
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Welcome to a fellow Scot. There are quite a few of us here.

The K3 has a lot of options because it's a very capable machine, but I'm sure you'll get your head around it.
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I too live in Scotland, the north east to be precise, we have some fantastic photo opportunities at our disposal, so enjoy your camera and enjoy photography, welcome to the forum.

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A warm welcome from the European neighbourhood

I hope that I'll make a journey through your wonderful country some day.
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Thanks for all the wecoming comments, i intend to spend more time with the camera, had a KD10 and then a Samsung GX 10 but the K3 seems a significant step up so roll on some decent weather to get out and start snapping.

Thanks for the tip on the ebook,

John
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A welcome from sunny Alberta, but soon to be in Scotland for a five week stay to discover this thing called rain.
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QuoteOriginally posted by redrockcoulee Quote
to discover this thing called rain
I'm pretty sure we should be able to help you with that, at some point during your stay.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Kerrowdown Quote
I'm pretty sure we should be able to help you with that, at some point during your stay.
That is very generous of you

I am in the southeast corner of Alberta which is classed as a semi desert and much of our preciptitation comes as snow or cloud bursts, gentle rains and all day rains are not the norm.
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That is very generous of you
So much so, we'll even let you take some of our inclement weather back home with you... for a nominal charge.

QuoteOriginally posted by redrockcoulee Quote
gentle rains and all day rains are not the norm.
Dreich is the correct Scottish word for such weather, your be able to use that word once you get here.
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Thanks agian, got to say the weather resistance of the K3 was a big selling point for me given our prevailing spring climate, at least I'm the only one thats slows down as it gets cold and wet!!!!!
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