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Works as a Surveyor and part time photography student
Joined on Jul 17, 2007
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Very, very mature student with ex-wife and three grown up kids

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  • Only two decades? A newcomer eh? I have been a Pentaxian since 1981 (K1000 for my 21st Birthday), that is four decades ;-) True, largely because of its loyal Japanese following though. Without them ...
  • I would guess, very low. Most new lens announcements are reworkings of existing lenses, such as the 100mm macro.  I suspect the sales of new Pentax DSLRs are now so low that there is simply not ...
  • Assuming a mirrorless lens to Pentax body adapter can't be done, which sounds like it is the case, then third party lens makers would have to make DSLR lenses just for Pentax seeing as all the ...
  • Interesting, thanks. Must admit I am surprised that it would need to be a teleconverter, otherwise I would think size and price are less of an issue. But if that is the case then clearly buying a ...
  • First off, a confession, after a serious bout of acute LBA I think I have enough lenses! Study my profile, I have 10 lenses covering 8-300mm and I don't do birds or wildlife, so I only have one ...
  • It is not all about image quality. There is ergonomics, size, weight, menus, fun factor etc. If I wasn't a Pentax owner my next choice would be a Fuji XT owner. Sure, there is more "information"...

  • And then there is the used market! As a Pentax owner I was looking to complete a trio of their gorgeous tiny APS-C "HD Limited" all metal lenses. I already had the 35mm f/2.8 Macro and wanted the...

  • The problem for the third party lens manufacturers is the dramatic drop in the number of new cameras being bought - so in the future they will have to support the base of existing camera owners out...

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