Pentax K-30

Announced May 21, 2012 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
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I'm looking for a basic camera bag to carry a smallish DSLR (Pentax K30) with a lens on it, plus one spare lens, for walking and mild hiking away from the car.  I'm not looking for an armored behemoth to store everything in the world, just something to carry the camera and the lens so I can have my hands free when I'm not shooting.  It needs to have a long strap so I can carry cross body with the bag down low on my hip rather than at my waist, and be fairly well padded to protect my stuff in...
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I am a beginner and am upgrading from my Nikon l120 and Want to get a Pentax, I want to be diffrent cause In Turkey everyone thinks Sony, Nikon, Canon or Fujifilm are the only good cameras. anyways I'm 17 and I'll be paying for the camera and I found two links one which is a K30 with two lenses and the other is a k5 with 1 lense which should I get? K30 with two lenses for 2.200 Liras or K5 with one lens for (3.000Liras but curently is ) 2.200 Liras. so which would you recommend for a...
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I mean lets say I have a Pentax K-30 with a     128Gb transcend Sd Card. since the Sd card is 128 GB will It affect the speed of the Camera? slow it down or speed it up? I don't just mean the taking pictures, I want to know ıf it will slow down the controls of the Camera. --M. Sinan LayikBeginner in photography, doing it as a hobby.
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Well I'm looking at the K30 and I live in Turkey and found two sites. Links here. K30 with 1 18-135 Wr lens for 2.699 Liras Or K30 With 1 18-135mm DAL and 1 50-200mm DAL Lens For 2.199 Liras Which should I get? I'm tight on budget but I kinda want a Wr lens with a Wr body. Can I buy the Wr lens later on? if so where can I buy it? or should I go for the two kit lens for now? The reason why I'm on a budget is I'm going to Spain with my school  and won't have enough time to raise more money so...
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Hi everybody (that owns this lens)... I am wondering if my lens needs repair or service. I havent used the FA* 300mm f4.5 lens in a while, but used it on a K-30 last weekend. And it was annoyingly "jittery". I mean the camera would "change its mind" on where to lock focus very often (fractions of seconds). Sometimes it would not settle at all. This was very small increments - not hunting between close and infinity focus lock. It was so bad that I missed quite a few shots. More...
THE MILKMAN
By: THE MILKMAN (Aug 22, 2013)
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I have had a Nikon 1 V1 for a while and have achieve great results in photography and video. But due to the small number and high prices of lenses, I'd like to upgrade. The Pentax K-30 seems great. It has everything I need and seems to produce great results. Is it a wise option to upgrade? Could the K-30 produce images comparable to these (http://www.flickr.com/photos/97648886@N02/sets/72157634414789821/ all images on here were taken by me on my V1)? Thanks in advance! -Luke
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Looking for an entry level mount to track stars, and avoid star trails. Using a Pentax k30 with a range of lenses, nothing overly big or heavy for now though.
woodsisearth
By: woodsisearth (Aug 10, 2013)
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I'm considering between Omd vs k30. It might cross the line for the system. I'm not the professional photographer but I love to take a photo. I pick these two choices because the image quality, vf, w/r, ibs and don't mind about the size. I have look through both sample image and read some of articles. However, I'm still wondering which one could perform better in image quality. The micro4/3 and apsc, will these both systems can use for long term among the coming sensor competition era. should...
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I own a pentax k30 camera and  have the 18-55mm wr lens which is awesome. I need a zoom lens however i do not have a big budget, I'm looking for at least a 200mm with only 350 to spend what lens do you recommend
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