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03-15-2011, 10:11 AM   #1
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Pentax k-5 31mm ltd.


I had a k-r for a few weeks and wasn't that thrilled with it. I had issues with focusing and exposure. I returned it and got a k-5. WOW!!! This camera is freakin sweet!! The k-r to me... handled ok, the large lettering, cheap feeling buttons and front focusing really threw me off. The k-5 feels and handles leagues above the the k-r. When I was first trying to decide on the k-r with good glass and the k-5 with decent glass I opted for the k-r with the 31mm. Well the k-5 is here now with the 31mm on it. It has no front focus issues, AF is fast and accurate, it feels great in my hands and well... makes me smile.
I got my camera, stepped outside for 15min and snapped these shots. They are Jpegs with quick adjustments in lightroom.

So if you are wondering k-r vs k-5, the k-5 has now got my vote!

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03-15-2011, 10:43 AM   #2
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Well done. I have the 31 and will have k-5 pretty soon. Excellent images. Specially like the one with the boy.


03-15-2011, 10:49 AM   #3
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Just bought a FA31 for my Kx, which I'm completely satisfied with. I can't wait to play with pixie dust..

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