Pentax K20D

Announced Jan 23, 2008 •
15 megapixels | 2.7 screen | APS-C sensor
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By: Sweets (1 day ago)
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Any news about the K-1 availibility? I'm in the Netherlands and all stores are sold out. It's like a month ago: out-of-stock. Pre-ordering is possible. Do we know how come? Does somebody has insight info on this???? Any news of/when Pentax will deliver again worldwide and Europe / the Netherlands??? --;-) rgrds. Henk (K-01, K20D&DBG-2, GF2+14042X & LBA).
By: machenein (3 days ago)
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Saved some money and getting closer to pull the trigger on the K-1. Currently I'm using the K3 and have the FA 31mm f/1.8 and FA 50mm f/1.4 Also the DA 50-135mm f2.8 and the Sigma 10-20 f3.5 Just need your opinion on the lens I should think of getting with the K-1 I'm getting the new Pentax 70-200 for sure. Not sure about the 15-30 and 24-70 yet. Used to have the Macro 35mm limited but it took a hard hit and broke!  If I get the new 3 FF lenses and the K-1, It will be more than $8000...
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I think it might be handsome to start en new thread?  Something like: "PENTAX FullFrame". Just a suggestion :-) --;-) rgrds. Henk (K-01, K20D&DBG-2, GF2+14042X & LBA).
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Since I shoot mostly in available light, I have not invested heavily in modern flash units. I have successfully used my trusty Vivitar 283 on my K20d via the hot shoe extension cord of the flash. I am hoping that might be an option with the K-1 as well, especially since it has no on board flash. Maybe someone here could tell from this information in the manual, whether or not my flash would be safe: "Caution• Flashes with the reversed polarity (the center contact on thehot shoe is minus)...
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Hi there, I've recently started getting into Astrophotography, been going out to take photos every chance I get and when I can't I'm reading up online about what I can do to improve. I definitely see myself improving, that's not to say I don't still have much to learn. I'm sure like most I just started with what equipment that is already available to me which right now is my Dad's Pentax K20D. He has a number of lenses and was a great starting point but I'm thinking about investing some money...
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Hi everybody :-) I'm wondering if i understood the following correctly. Pentax stated: "... As for the APS-C-size image sensor, the DA lens series, the cropping function makes it possible to use the APS-C-size center portion of an image. By changing the settings, you can also choose a 35mm full-frame angle of view. ...". What i understand is, i can use a aps-c-lens (DA), change camera settings and get a full-frame angle of view, meaning, my aps-c-lens is covering the 35mm full-frame sensor. I...
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I've been testing my new K-3 using all my lenses and flash. One thing that I found a little bit unusual coming from K20D is that whenever I mount an external flash AF-540FGZ, the LCD on the flash will turn on also when I press the shutter button halfway. I know that there is a setting on the K-3's menu C4-22 where I can set it as High/Low/Off to control how my top LCD gets illuminated. The problem is when I choose High/Low, when I press shutter button, it will also turn on the flash's LCD...
By: hermanlee (8 months ago)
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Hi, After waiting for so long for Pentax FF, I finally bought myself a used K-3  to replace my K20D. Yeah I know, it's long overdue. I read about the mirror flap problem with K-3 before. So my question is what would be the best version of the firmware that is the most stable to install on K-3 right now? On pentax website, the latest one is ver 1.21 but I read in some older thread that the best is ver 1.11 Thanks in advance --'SEE BEYOND WHAT YOU SEE''I will treasure every moment in my...
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Hello, I have unfortunately lost all my photo gear in an accident. My gear bag containing all my equipment got crushed under the wheels of a 40t truck. :( So I am back to square 1. I used to shoot with a Pentax K5 + Pentax K20D, a DA* 50-135 f/2.8, the DA* 16-50 f/2.8 and the F 70-210 f/4-5.6. Since I have to completely rebuild my full gear on a tight budget I have been studying several options. First of all I mainly shoot Football (Soccer that is for our US friends) Rugby Union, Polo and Ice...
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Hi fellows... i have the occasion to travel to Penang next week.  Need some shopping tips. For Pentax stuff. Any advise is welcome :-) . Thanks in advance. --;-) rgrds. Henk (K-01, K20D&DBG-2, GF2+14042X & LBA).
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