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08-07-2009, 05:46 AM   #1
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Learning new skills

Have been using compact camera for some years. Very impressed by the quality of SLR. I have just bought a K200d with kit len. I plan to get some M primes to learn some new skills.

08-07-2009, 06:00 AM   #2
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Welcome to the world of digital, where you can exeriment to your heart's content and delete what you don't like without having to pay for film processing. It's a big reason I took the plunge into the DSLR world.

The M primes are easy to find at a good price and give you so many more options...
08-07-2009, 07:43 AM   #3
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Welcome to the forum kyet.
Might catch up with you in Sydney soon...

Congrats on your K200D - a very decent and capable cam, and you'll have lots of fun with that kit lens. The M primes will sure help you hone in on your manual skills...

All the best with that!
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Welcome, kyet. You'll have a lot of fun gathering gear for your new camera. If you browse around here you'll come across a thread started by another Aussie, MoisVous. It's a list of places in Australia where you can buy new and secondhand Pentax gear. Well worth checking out. I can't remember which sub-forum it's on, but you'll find it. Good hunting.

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Welcome to the forum! I'm sure you'll enjoy your K200D, and the M lenses are great, not to mention way cheaper than newer lenses. Take a look through the M club and Takumar club threads in the SLR Lens forum. You'll end up wanting all of them. If you're like a lot of us, you may even end up buying all of them
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Welcome, that's some great kit to get started with, a lot better than I had, enjoy.
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