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12-14-2008, 10:44 PM   #1
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Yet another sandgroper...
membership Its mainly for my daughter to assist her in getting going
she has a Pentax ist DL
18mm-125mm and a 70mm-300mm lenses to get her going, advice and tips for more equipment will be appreciated, she has courses coming up

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12-14-2008, 10:52 PM   #2
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Sandgropers are taking over! Come on, Croweaters, where the bloody hell are you?

Welcome, mate. Dive in.
12-15-2008, 02:50 AM   #3
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Welcome to the forums to you and your daughter. Regarding lens options, checkout the lens forum, lots to learn in there to help with your purchases. Many great people on this forum who will be willing to help. Enjoy
12-15-2008, 03:41 AM   #4
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QuoteOriginally posted by Wombat Quote
Sandgropers are taking over! Come on, Croweaters, where the bloody hell are you?
I'm with you Wombat! What's happened to the Croweaters?

But seriously, welcome Billywhizz and daughter. As you've probably worked out, this is a friendly bunch from around the world that will help lots. You and your daughter will get lots of help in her pursuit of great images......

First up though, I think you've already got a good selection of focal lengths.

Though if your just starting out, a good 50mm or so prime is a great starting tool. My daughter used my old film SLR with only that (that was all they'd allow) and learnt about zooming with feet, close focusing, aperture and shutter speed from a single POV.

All the best.....

12-15-2008, 06:56 AM   #5
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welcome billywhizz (or daughter) its good to see more and more perth people here
12-15-2008, 02:54 PM   #6
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Welcome, what another Aussie, this forums overrun.
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