Always reaching for the K1 .....

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robbo d Veteran Member • Posts: 3,210
Always reaching for the K1 .....
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I have two very capable crops in the kit bag ( K5iis and k3) but find myself reaching for the K1 most of the time..........

The joys of new gear and still finding its quirks and benefits.

I find the image quality, detail, dynamic range, hand held low light, high iso .... all just so mouth watering and fun to play with.

I don't even have any of the modern Pentax lenses yet, still playing with old screw drives and a Sigma 50 f1.4.

Unless I feel the need to try and shoot a bird,I reach for the K3 and 55-300, otherwise the others seems to be relegated to my next couple of wedding shoots where I know they'll come out with gusto !!! especially with the Siggy 17-50 and the 50-135 for some silky smooth images on the K3.

Third world problems ???!!!

Pentax 55-300mm F4.5-6.3 ED PLM WR RE Pentax K-1
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Paul Cruchten Senior Member • Posts: 1,259
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Yes, I know the symptom. Traded my K3 in for the K1 but kept the K5 IIs. Haven't used it much since then, though. While on vacation this summer, I found myself rediscovering some of my old glass, M or A lenses, like the M135 2.5 or the A 24. Those lenses work better on the K1 than on any of the previous bodies.

Shot at Glendurgan Garden, Pentax A24 2.4

M 135  2.5

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OP robbo d Veteran Member • Posts: 3,210
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Loving the Morris Minor ..... memories as a kid in new Zealand,,,,

Paul Cruchten Senior Member • Posts: 1,259
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a beauty in her own way;)

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OP robbo d Veteran Member • Posts: 3,210
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Paul Cruchten wrote:

a beauty in her own way;)

Not so sure the driving experience was magical ..... but an english classic for sure

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