Announced May 21, 2012 •
16 megapixels | 3″ screen | APS-C sensor
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Hello fellow Pentax addicted, I'm suffering of a strong GAS attack today due to a possible deal I've found: a K5-II plus a Tamron 17-50 2.8 in excellent condition for 350 € (I probably can choose to buy the k5-II alone for 200 €). So, my question to you: is the k5-II worth 200 € nowadays? I'm asking your opinion because I already know that this camera is not strictly necessary to me, having already a K3 and a K-30 (which I plan to sell regardless this deal): the fact is that I've always been...
Just to revisit an old thread, but I am contemplating buying the 55-300 PLM for my KS-2 and was interested to know the verdict (from actual users) of this combination. I also have a K30 with Sigma 18-200 (since 2013, now for sale), and use my KS-2 with 18-135 and I am very happy with this combo, but looking for better reach. Alternatively, is it really worth buying K70 or would better choice be K3 (with firmware upgrade) if I had to upgrade camera, despite I love my KS-2.JudeM
Hi, all. I have a Pentax K30, which I keep in the car. (just in case). Also I have a K3, (which I love Have many lenses from film days. Eternally greatful that Pentax kept same mount). When I had 2 major operations on my right wrist, so not so strong, I bought a Olympus OMD M1, mark one. because of the weight, (lighter). Because I am a bit of a camera fenatic I also have a Sony RX100 II. Also love., but no vewfinder. So I bought a TS110. Now I realise I am getting greedy. (believe or...
Hi all, I am looking for a new Pentax DSLR, my K-30 was stolen a few months ago (along with my 18-135) and I have gone without a camera long enough! Prior to the K-30 I had an *ist DS, and an K-200. While I loved the K-30's auto focus and high ISO performance, my favorite by far was the K-200. I am trying to decide between a K-70, a K-3, or a K-3ii. I think the K-3 and K3ii will give me the heft and 'feel' that I liked with the k-200 along with the top LCD, while the K-70 will have...
I have problems with the date and time in my K-30. Less than three weeks ago I discovered that the date and time stamp were off by half a day or something. I reset the time, but now that I check it again the time in the camera is 28 hours behind. The battery has been nearly fully charged the whole time. Why is it behaving like this? Is it something I can do to fix it? It is extremely annoying that the time stamp is off on all my pictures.
Hi there, I bought the 28-75 a while ago for use on my K30, primarily for in-house portrait work. I never really loved it, mainly because I was comparing it to the results I was getting from my DA40 and DA70 primes. The crispness wasn't there, and the colours seemed comparatively flat and lifeless, so I had to do extra PP to not have my subjects look like wax dummies (IMHO). On the other hand, my clients were really happy with the results. Maybe I was being too hard on the 28-75? Fast forward...
Hi I have had a Pentax K30 for the last 6 years. I love it and had have been on numerous courses so am pretty familiar with the manual settings. Just recently I was trying to take pictures on a manual setting indoors with a light on. Everything was coming out dark. I then tried it on automatic but still the same even with the flash on. I have turned the EV Compensation button up to +5 and am now getting light in the images on Automatic but not on Manual. In daylight it needs a shutter speed...
By: peanut cookie (Dec 7, 2016)
Hello, everyone!I first started my DSLR journey with a K-30 in 2013 and it has been my loyal travel companion since then. Unfortunately, there has been some issue with its aperture in all modes except Manual. I discovered this in April, a month before my last summer trip, and the shutter count at that time was less than 4000. As I shot landscape in Manual most of the time on my holiday, it wasn't a problem until I gave wildlife a try. Every shot I took in Av and Tv modes was pitch black and...
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