Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
02-29-2016, 04:01 PM   #1
New Member




Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: Staffordshire
Posts: 1
Hello from Staffordshire, England

Hi, All

I have joined the forum in hopes of picking up some 'tricks of the trade', friendly advice and for the camaraderie. I recently bought myself a Pentax K3 and, as a complete novice but with a mind for how things work, I am determined to learn about the craft, put myself in more situations with photo opportunities and take some great pictures.

As a starter for 10 I attended a family christening at the weekend and got some really nice photos. Any advice on using Lightroom to enhance my pictures? My fiancee has a creative cloud licence for her work and I know if I don't start using software I may struggle to pick it up further down the line.

In return if there's anything I can help out with/contribute to I will endeavour to give it a go.

Thanks, guys.

02-29-2016, 05:39 PM   #2
Site Supporter
eaglem's Avatar

Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Perth Western Australia
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 27,567
Welcome to the Forum and more importantly, Welcome to the Pentax Family. I'm sure you'll get all the help you need form our friendly members.
02-29-2016, 10:15 PM   #3
pjv
Moderator
Loyal Site Supporter
pjv's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 4,649
QuoteOriginally posted by jamiesarai Quote
In return if there's anything I can help out with/contribute to I will endeavour to give it a go.

Hi jamiesarai. Welcome to the forum. You have a great attitude and will make a very good forum member. Post some photographs soon.
02-29-2016, 11:46 PM   #4
Junior Member
HippyHippo's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Derby
Posts: 37
Hello and welcome from nearby Derbyshire!

Enjoy your K3, its a great camera.

As for Lightroom, I found the video tutorials that are available through the Help to be useful when I first started out, then the Martin Evening book as I got in deeper.

Good luck and enjoy!

03-01-2016, 07:21 AM   #5
Moderator PEG Judges
Kerrowdown's Avatar

Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Highlands of Scotland.
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 32,682
QuoteOriginally posted by jamiesarai Quote
picking up some 'tricks of the trade'
Welcome to the forum, if you find some let us know, we could all do with a load of these.
03-01-2016, 07:28 AM   #6
Moderator
Loyal Site Supporter
BigMackCam's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: North East of England
Posts: 6,639
Welcome to the forum and congratulations on your new K3 - it's a fantastic camera that will serve you well for years to come

I recommend getting hold of a new or used copy of The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC / Lightroom 6 Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers. Honestly, it will be the fastest way for you to gain a strong understanding of both the Library and Develop, and the concepts involved. I used Lightroom for a little while before this book was recommended to me by another forum member here. After working through it, my understanding and ability in using Lightroom sky-rocketed. You will pick up hints and tips throughout the forum, but you'll learn much more quickly - and with a better understanding - from the book.
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
advice, pictures
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hello from England Robinta Welcomes and Introductions 13 12-12-2015 12:21 PM
Hello from Cookham! (The one that's in England...) Jeff Welcomes and Introductions 6 04-24-2015 02:41 PM
Hello from England rostfrei Welcomes and Introductions 3 02-16-2015 02:59 PM
Hello from New England Needing zoom advice skipdesro Welcomes and Introductions 11 11-22-2014 04:45 AM
Hello from England ErnieK10D Welcomes and Introductions 3 02-01-2008 12:54 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:52 PM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top