I'm Ken from Burton, TX (about halfway between Houston and Austin on US Highway 290). I grew up in Houston and moved to Austin in the late 80's and I've been moving away from the big city ever since (and haven't been happier). And yes, some people from Texas actually do say "howdy" and "y'all". I rarely ever say "howdy" but I seem to say "y'all" fairly often. Anyway..... I'm new to DSLRs. The only cameras I've owned before were point-and-clicks. My wife and I recently went on a 2-week vacation to Alaska to visit family. I HIGHLY recommend going there if you haven't been before - IT IS GORGEOUS THERE! Anyway, I took some 'pictures' (I call them 'pictures' because I really wouldn't/can't call them photographs) with my little point-&-click but the results just didn't even come close to duplicating the beauty we witnessed there. That's what led to the purchase of an Olympus E-PM1 about two weeks ago, which invariably led me here to learn more about it's settings. I've already read a number of posts here and I can already tell I'm going to learn a lot from this site, so thanks to everyone involved with running the place. And I have a LOT to learn, even though I've used cameras for most of my adult life (going on 50 now). You probably won't hear from me very often - I'm mostly a lurker when it comes to forums - I like to search for info more than I like to post questions.