Lives in United States Monterey County, CA, United States
Works as a Peace Officer
Joined on Jul 18, 2006
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Pentax K-3 Premium Silver
Pentax K-5II
Pentax K-7
Pentax K10D
Pentax *ist DL
Pentax ZX-L
Pentax ME Super
Pentax Optio W30 (the coolest little camera ever)

SMC Pentax DA 1:3.5-5.6 18-55mm AL
SMC Pentax DA 1:4-5.6 50-200mm ED
SMC Pentax DA 21 F3.2AL Limited
SMC Pentax FA 80-320 1:4.5-5.6
Pentax FA 50mm 1:1.4
Sigma 100-300 f/4
Tamron SP AF28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di
Tamron 1.4 teleconverter
Pentax A 200mm 1:1.4
Kiron 70-150 f/4
Takumar (Bayonet) 1:2.5 135mm
SMC Pentax-A 1:2.8 28mm
SMC Pentax-M 1:2 50mm

Pentax AF540GFZ

BWG's recent activity

  • I think you're inadvertently validating Thom's point  you're using old glass, that's not making Pentax any money
  • The K3 is a more demanding camera (I upgraded from the K5 II - not the IIs).  I had to upgrade my tripod and break it out a LOT more often to get clear shots at 100% viewing.  Notice I said at ...
  • Thanks everyone for your responses.  I shot a few around the house the day it showed up and went out the the Coast Guard Pier (in Monterey) for a few minutes today and fired off a few more. FYI, ...
  • Created discussions Question for 60-250 owners
    I just bought a  60-250 and my first impressions are WOW!, it's amazingly sharp...but, it's very stiff. The zoom and focusing rings are very stiff. Is that normal? (It's also very heavy.)
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