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Pentax Spotmatic F Review
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I bought this at auction 3 years ago and have used it regularly since. Of the 3 Spotmatics I have (SPF, SPII and ESII) this is the preferred body to use due to it's fully mechanical shutter and open aperture metering. The SPF has one less step in taking a photo, which means more brain cells concen...
Rating: 10 | Recommended: Yes Read More
Pentax Spotmatic II Review
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My father bought this SPII new in Singapore in 1972. He bough it with the S-M-C 55mm 1.8 and S-M-C 135mm f/3.5. I still have the receipt, booklets and advertising. He used it with slide film all through the 70's and 80's during our time in the Philippines and throughout Europe and Australia. He t...
Rating: 10 | Recommended: Yes Read More
Pentax ES II Review
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I am reviewing this ESII based on the 3 years that I owned it and enjoyed using it. Sadly, it suddenly developed a few faults which either cannot be fixed or are too expensive based on advice from a US repairer and an Australian repairer. The end result is that the batteries continually drain and ...
Rating: 9 | Recommended: Yes Read More
Pentax MX Review
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I've just taken delivery of a Pentax MX bought from ebay. I bought one in 1979 to replace my K1000- it was the traffic lights in the viewfinder that tempted me, plus the extra features that Pentax thoughtfully included, such as the aperture readout, depth of field lever and the holder on the back so...
Rating: 10 | Recommended: Yes Read More
Pentax K-30 Review
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I was a keen amateur photographer when I was a teen MANY years ago. I was brought up on cheap Russian (Leica39 & M42 mount) rangefinder/SLR cameras in the 1970's & cheap Japanese (K mount) cameras in in the 80's. So after bringing up my kids I finally had enough cash for a world tour to visit family...
Rating: 9 | Recommended: Yes Read More
Pentax SP1000 Review
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This camera and two lenses is all I need for a good photography project. No flashy names on its front - just Asahi Pentax. No shoe, no self timer, no unnecessary bells or glitter, just the things I need to take a picture. I got it for 27 euro including the original leather case, a smc takumar f2 55...
Rating: 10 | Recommended: Yes Read More
Pentax KP Review
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A great camera, with a new design. The build quality could have been better for the price. The K3II has a better build quality. The plastic for the flash sounds plastic when you tap it. A little bit thicker plastic would helped. You feel like you have to hold on to your camera and not drop it. I ...
Rating: 8 | Recommended: Yes Read More



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