Pentax K200D

Announced Jan 23, 2008 •
10 megapixels | 2.7 screen | APS-C sensor
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Hello everyone, I own a “dinosaur”, a K200D and I am used to its colors (I like it :-) ). Is there a camera with similar output, only in smaller package ? And, do newer Pentax DSLR have the same color output ? I share one of mine photos from recent trip in Dolomites. Thank you Alex
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By: Alan Brown (11 months ago)
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Hi all I'm a Nikon user but having some photo experience seems to make me a magnet for the family's  camera problems.. Hence this query from an in-law. He has a Pentax K200D and has 'lost many of his photos.. His story telling is not particularly plain but I'll state the obvious and hope someone here can shed some light on this please. I got the camera off him if I need test something out. He had a single 2Gb card.. (unbranded) went on holiday to Turkey and his images stopped showing on the...
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I heard a lot of praise for the CCD DSLRs such as the E-1, A350, and K100D Super. Some say they have better color rendering some say they have a "film-like look". I'm eager to actually experiment and test as to what these claims actually mean and so am thinking of getting a used 2nd hand DSLR with a CCD sensor. I am not considering Nikon because I do not have any Nikon glasses atm. The Sony CCD DSLRs such as the A350, A380, A390, appear to have the newest CCD (for a DSLR not including Leica...
By: caractacus (Jul 6, 2014)
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Hi, I'm new here, so please be patient while I fill in the background.  I presently have both of these cameras, which I use with the following lenses - Sigma 17-70 f 2.8-4.5,  Sigma 70-300 f4-5.6, Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro. I also have a Tokina 400mm f5.6. I also have a Mecablitz Ringflash. I am a very casual photographer, who goes hiking, and carries a camera to take photos of insects, flowers, scenery, buildings, and anything that looks interesting. My garden, surrounded by forest, has...
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sold my k-5iis,   which didn't have consistent color ,  especially blues and violets,    not like the k200d or k100d, which have pretty accurate color,    now i have the k-5 for sale as the autofocus is not really that great on the k-5,  i use it mostly manual focusing,  but it's a good camera,    so my question is ,  i guess,    if i sell both cameras,   and use the money for a k-3 ,   will it be any better ?  or should i just keep the k-5 ,   and be content ?
By: shellreacker55 (Jan 17, 2014)
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Had a Pentax K200D (since 2008) and have liked it. It was stolen, Insurance settlement permits me to buy another. Is there any reason I should not buy another K200D? I have several years experience with Pentax (camera & lens) and like them. I always see Canon and Nikon as better selling cameras. Why? Isn't Pentax seen as as good?  Why? Shelltracker55
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So, I've been traveling the world for years - first with my Pentax K200D (who died with thousands of beautiful images under her belt) and then with the Olympus XZ-1 - which captured ♥ AMAZING ♥ photos in my years in Asia and the Caucasus mountains. I sold the beauty and tried to settle on the Xperia ZR smartphone for my traveling (still trying, its hard to get accustomed to that quality when youre used to the XZ1). Now, I'll be flying to see the Budapest Christmas market next month and from...
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I recently bought a Soligor 28 - 200 manual  zoom lens with a Pentax mount at a swap meet. However, it won't mount on to my Pentax K200D or my Kr cameras. Do I need to buy a adapter in order to use it? The lens looks brand new and is quite solidly built. Any advice???
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Hi everyone ! I bought a Pentax K200d about 3 years ago. My sister gave me her Nikon D5000. I just dont know witch one should I keep and sellthe other one,, The Nikon has a lense TAMRON 18-200 62mm 1:3.5-6.3 macro 62 A14 and its lighter than the pentax. The Pentax k200d has a 180-55 as well but 4 AA battery so heavy. Witch one of those two is the best Camera ,, witch one should I keep ?? THANK YOUU for your comments :-) Sincerely Jacob V
By: marekmichalowski (Apr 21, 2013)
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I wonder - do anybody still use Finepix S5000? Regards MMK200D; MZ5; Finepix S5000
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