Pentax K-30

Announced May 21, 2012 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
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Tucabert
By: Tucabert (9 months ago)
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Hello, I have purchased a Samyang 14mm f2.8 with a K-30. Will I not be able to use shake reduction because there is no option for 14mm in the focal length input thing? Or could I just set it to 15mm instead? Does it need to be the exact same focal length as the lens or just close to it? Thanks, Albert
Gayle84
By: Gayle84 (10 months ago)
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Hi all, I can't even be considered a beginner yet - I haven't moved beyond the point and shoot but am always frustrated at the limitations my camera has. So I'm now deciding which camera to buy. I went out and looked at the Pentax K30 today with a 17-70mm f2.8 - 4.5 lens. They then showed me another lense that went to 200mm and the confusion began. Would the 70mm be limiting etc. I use my camera for a bit of everything, we travel a bit and I was so disapointed by most of my photos from the...
labe
By: labe (10 months ago)
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Hi all thinking of getting this lens and pairing it with a K30 for portrait work. Just wanted to know how good is this lens and is it relyable. May thanks Paul UK --new to technology,always learning
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When viewing a photo is there an amount of magnification that is more or less the same as a 100% crop?
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I'm on the eve of purchasing my first DSLR, a Pentax K-30 with the 18-55m WR kit lens. I would like to complement this with a prime lens. I've narrowed it down to a Pentax DA 50mm f1.8 or Rokinon 85mm f1.4. The main use will be a general purpose carry around with an emphasis on outdoors. I'm comfortable with manual focusing. Both seem to get good reviews, so I'm more interested on how they perform on this specific camera and which will be more versatile for everyday shooting and occasional...
Jaur
By: Jaur (10 months ago)
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Hi I'm planning to buy a new k-30. Now my question is should I buy now or will the prices drop after the new announcements. I can get the camera including the WR kit lens for approximately 700 euro (tax included). How far can I expect the prices to fall? Or should I buy in June before the cash-back campaign that give about 70 euro run out?
Tucabert
By: Tucabert (10 months ago)
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Hello, I have the option to purchase a second hand K-30 with the following lenses for $800 : Tarmon 70-200mm f2.8 Pentax 18-55mm WR Samyang 14mm f2.8 Everything has been used for 1-6 months and is in perfect condition and some of the stuff has warranty. Do you think this is a good idea?  Thanks, Albert
Andrew Blundon
By: Andrew Blundon (10 months ago)
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I'm still enjoying my K-r since I got it a couple of years ago.  Probably a few miles left on it yet.  I've been wondering though, with the newer models (K5II, K-30, K-50 etc.) have Pentax bothered to enter the Newfoundland Standard Time zone as an option in the setup?  This time zone is not available on the K-r and I'm forced to use Atlantic Time Zone (i.e. Halifax. Nova Scotia). Newfoundland Standard Time is UTC -3.30. Just curious... ____________________Andrew J. BlundonParadise NL Canada
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Hey there! I started reading through the DPR forums some weeks ago and I am quite amazed by the body of knowledge offered, the very nice pictures posted and the at times furious discussions. :) As I just registered I wanted to post straight away. Although the question might not be too special, I hope that I am not boring you. I started shooting with a Canon Digital IXUS 4 (as it was called here in Germany) about ten years ago. I managed to get some quite decent shots with it. About three...
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I've looked on eBay for a remote shutter release, and I've noticed that the Pentax models mentioned are inconsistent. So, my question: Is the K30 remote shutter release same as other Pentax models, i.e., will a remote for the K10D also work on the K30? Thanks, Greg
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