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02-17-2009, 01:52 AM   #1
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Hi New user here.

I am a complete newbie to SLR photograhy.
Recently purchased a K100d with a 18 55mm lens which gave good results.

Certainly better than my previous cameras.

I then purchased a 50mm lens and Whoy! How much better can it get.

I then walked past a old camershop (in DEWSBURY thats a challenge) and in the window for a tenner (GBP) was a Vivitar 75 300 mm telephoto pentax fit maunal.

So I got that .Oh and I found a 2x teleconvertor Pentax fit on Ebay .

And now I need to know how to use all this kit.
So I thought what better place to start than here.

Cheers Gary

02-17-2009, 02:00 AM   #2
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welcome here! great to find inspiration!

Just post a thread and ask and I will help you as much as i can.

It's great! it can be better (with a k20d) I promise
What's ur style? Like nature photography?

Best regards Emil
02-17-2009, 02:48 AM   #3
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Martial Arts Action and Local Places
02-17-2009, 02:54 AM   #4
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Welcome Gary. I had to check where Dewsbury was, as I thought I may know you...false alarm. I know another Gary Smith around Manchester. Enjoy your camera & the forum

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Welcome to the forum and you would be suprised that we are always newbie for something
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Welcome to the forum, you've picked a tough one there, martial arts are fast and usually done in terrible lighting conditions (for photography that is).
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I have the 1.4 50mm fixed lense that I have been told will do the job.

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