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06-16-2015, 09:49 AM   #1
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Bought a spotmatic Pentax camera while in New Orleans in back the 70's. Tried it out and thought every picture would be a postcard. Huge disappointment! Took a couple of photography extension courses at a local university and improved but am still learning. Went digital in the 90's and love it. Bought several digital cameras over the years but have returned to Pentax with a K-5. It is a great camera but am not using the features it has. I read the manual but it might as well be in another language and I come from a technical background. Live view, AF button separate from the shutter release, raw and so on. I just turn on the auto and fire away. Most of the pictures are of car shows, grand kids and road trips. I convert many to a dvd and tell a story with music. I have found that I view and share the pictures more this way. I love to tell a story with one picture or many. I have come to the forum to learn. Today, I want to find out how to tune one of my lenses to auto focus more accurately.

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QuoteOriginally posted by HarbertMustang Quote
I have come to the forum to learn.
This is the right place--welcome!
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Welcome to the Forums, This is a great place to learn.
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Search the forum for "lens align" which is a nice little system. Also there are plenty of threads about lens calibration. It's nice that the camera can remember numerous lenses, as long as they're modern enough to have ID chips.

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Tried it out and thought every picture would be a postcard
Welcome to the forum, I know where your coming from... I inherited a beautiful John Broadwood & Sons Piano, but I'm sure as hell no Beethoven, as much as I try.
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