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01-02-2016, 02:11 PM   #1
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New K50 shooter From St.Louis

Thanks for all the info these forums have provided so far. I have three kids in sports and the nikon coolpix l830 wasn't doing the job so for X-mas got a K-50 2 lens kit. Just ordered a Tokina 80-200 F2.8 off e-bay($400 couldn't pass it up). In other words I'm trying to shoot sports on the cheap. From 7th grade football/basketball to Varsity football. I hope I haven't gone too cheap. Some re-assurance might be good . Still have to get a mono-pod.

I feel as though I understand the basics good enough using the actual camera but the post-processing is where I need to educate myself still. I got the SilkyPix studio with the camera. Are there any other must have "Free" programs worth downloading? I don't think the photoshop sub would be worth it for me.

Anyway, I probably won't post much but I'll be watching for sure.

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Welcome, enjoy that new camera, you've not set yourself an easy task with such fast moving sports and some indoors with low light too.
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You've taken a big step up from the coolpix, and with patience and timing the K-50 will serve you very well. Enjoy the new gear, and welcome!
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