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01-18-2016, 04:52 AM   #1
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Hi from UK

Hello all,

Name is Bill and I am a recent convert to Pentax, thru' Oly and Canon in film and digital, recent Mamiya and Fuji in film and a little X-Pro1 for the pocket. The Canon digital is going, to part fund my new 645D with 55mm.
Only tried it in the backyard so far (rain and snow keeping me in) handheld, I am really impressed by the raw files straight from the box, though digging deeper I think I may need to keep the tripod handy for most shots!
Need to keep an eye out for a wider prime (used) but no rush.
The feel of this forum, seems a bit more civilised than a lot of others I have been on!! and it is very well laid out with penty of info for new Pentax users.
I hope to put up shots regularly when I get going with the new camera.
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Welcome to the forum Bill! Looking forward to seeing some of your images.
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Hi Bill, Welcome from Alabama
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QuoteOriginally posted by billeden Quote
I hope to put up shots regularly when I get going
Welcome aboard, yes please do... it will interesting to see how your getting on with this camera.

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Hi Bill. Welcome to the forum.
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Chrs all

Thank you for the welcome, I am playing with a few shots from taken on the way to work this morning, (forgot the tripod and filters, even though I had put them by to pick up) was late for work as a couple of other guys had stopped on the way to work too so had to have a bit of a chin wag! (rolled in 20mins late!) but I should be done messing (hate the tagging) and be able to put some shots up in a while. Put the second card to jpg for these first shots and they come out of the box pretty good all set to neutral and about 6mb each, and save fairly quick too, but I prob will not use jpg again and keep the second card for reserve. I will try DNG from the camera soon, mind. On another note the first thing I did with settings was to can focusing with the shutter release and use the AF button only. I have never liked the focus with the exposure and shutter release.

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Welcome to the Forum. You are the right place. Do post your photos when you get the chance.


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