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12-15-2010, 07:07 PM   #76
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QuoteOriginally posted by falconeye Quote
Is it just me, or is there an annoying stakkato noise when focussing despite the loud water? Or is this noise from something else?
Hmm, you're right. I ignored the noise as I thought it was coming from something other than the camera - but I guess it could be something to do with the focussing.

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I agree it's probably focusing of the camera. I do wish the K-5 had autofocusing since it is convenient, but then again it's a dSLR and not a video camera. I wonder though if a firmware update could enable it...hmmm
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I'd go with the D7000 if it were me at this moment; however, the day they come out with a good working copy of the K5 in citron yellow, I'm pulling the trigger. Won't that be a cool camera to lug around.
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I wouldn't even worry about shutter life. It's doubtful you'll reach 100K clicks on the shutter (unless you shoot in your sleep )

I just bought a K-5 on Monday with a 40/2.8...after having a canon 50D (that i bought in june last year..too many noise and slow AF issues on mine). Nonetheless, the k-5 is simply amazing. the amount of in camera tweaking you can do is unparalleled, and matched with the DA* AND FA can compete with the "pro" DSLRs by the other manufactures.

And yes, even though nikon and canon etc have more lenses...but, i don't care, you only need like 3-4 "premium" lenses (DA*, FA), you DON'T need 87 different lenses...that's just silly!

I HAVEN'T had any of those ill-fated AF issues, Low-light focusing issues, sensor stains, external/wireless flash issues, or anything. I'll provide the link below to my flickr page where i did some tests shots and you guys can suss it out.

Don't hesitate. Buy it and love it

& quite possibly the most underrated camera in the past...decade?

dooooooo it!

suss it: K-5 Test - a set on Flickr


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