Upgrade to K5II or IIs or wait for the next model?

Started May 19, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Upgrade to K5II or IIs or wait for the next model?
In reply to awaldram, May 20, 2013

awaldram wrote:

A good point , but unless you get a lens to do the job you cant really expect a walk around lens or GP cheap zoom to work for you in this situation irrespective of what body you attach it to.

A new K5II would set you back £1000 and not make a jot of difference a DA*300 again £1000 but a whole new horizon whatever body you have in the future.

If you can justify a new body (throw away part) why can't you justify the investment in decent glass?

I think that you have probably hit the nail on the head in the sense that I need better glass for birding and maybe I will get the Sigma 150-500 one day.  On the other hand I am not really an ardent birder so I may have to accept the limitations of my existing lens collection in the interim.

I think your  comments are entirely valid and I guess it is all about spending priorities and direction one wants to go both equipment wise andin photography generally.

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