Announced Sep 17, 2009 •
12 megapixels | 2.7″ screen | APS-C sensor
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New guy here. Currently using a Kx (had K10 for a while which the children kindly smashed) with the following lenses. Autofocus lenses: Kit 18-55- Came with the Kx SMC F 24-50 f/4- Came along with the K10-http://www.pentaxforums.com/lensreviews/SMC-Pentax-F-24-50mm-F4-Zoom-Lens.html Old Sigma push-pull 70-210 UC 4-5.6 That has light internal fungus issues, was meant to get me through a season of youth football. http://www.pentaxforums.com/userreviews/sigma-70-210mm-f4-5-6-uc.html Manual...
By: iota persei (Jun 5, 2015)
Hello to you all, My wife and I are planning a trip to India in February 2016. We love India, and it will be my fourth trip in this wonderful country, but it will be our first journey with some wildlife photography in mind. We’ll visit North India : Rajhastan, Taj Mahal, and we plan to spend some days in national parks : 4-5 days in Corbett for sure, and maybe Keoladeo with birds in mind or Ranthambore for tigers. What kind of lenses would you advise us to take ? We already have bodies :...
By: gkreth (Apr 21, 2015)
Sorry for the long post. Thanks to those who read it, and thanks in advance for any input, suggestions, etc. OK, first, I'm all excited! I bought a K-3 today! I should get it by Monday! But I have a question: I currently shoot with a K-30. I bought a K-3 in part because of the improved AF performance. I own only ONE lens with the motor built into the lens itself: The Sigma 18-250 OS HSM. I like to shoot sports, but only when my kids are involved. (I'm not a "serious" sports shooter.) I shoot...
Hello everybody! I have bought some day ago a Metz 52 AF-1 for my K-x. The behaviour of the flash seems erratic. Half of the shots are good (or even underexposed 1 stop). The other half results from a heavily underexposed to almost black; these shots are unusable. I wonder if it is the flash in error or the match between camera and flash. Gear tested: K-x + (16-45 or 18-250) + ISO 400. Thanks!
Hello, I used Nikon D5000, Pentax K-x and Sony A65. Now i want to use either Sony a7 or Pentax K5IIS. I have some good M42 lenses to use with either of them but i need some advice about both cameras from who used both of them to check the advantages and disadvantages of both even they are belong to different kinds (Full frame and APS-C frame) with regards.
Just got myself a K-5 IIs. I have couple of doubts regarding the camera. 1. When I switch the camera on, some kind of scratching sound comes from the camera. First I thought it is dust removal, but then I turned startup dust removal off and the sound is still there every time I turn on the camera. 2. Viewfinder is very warm compared to my K-x. When I compare both side by side, K-x viewfinder shows colors that are much closer to actual whereas K-5 IIs viewfinder is warm. Any...
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