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04-18-2011, 09:52 PM   #1
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Finally here

My K5 finally arrived, okay it only took 10 days from day of ordering so that is pretty good but I am not very patient.
I have charged up the battery, updated the firmware and now its bedtime
At least I don't have to be at work until 11 tomorrow.
I also received the da35mmf2.4 lens and from the playing around I did here, it takes nice photos of my camera bag and the stereo.
I have given my K10d to my daughter, along with an 18-55mm, and a 50-200mm zoom lens so she is set up okay.
That leaves me with the 35mm, 100macro and 55-300 zoom, all Pentax lenses.
Anyways its here and I am smiling.


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Congrats. You're about to embark on a great adventure. i've never had so much fun as I have shooting with my K-5.
04-19-2011, 02:13 AM   #3
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Congratulations on a really great combination (k5/DA35). You will find the experience simply great.
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Take some high iso shots and enjoy the difference...

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Congratulations, you are in for a shock and a treat at the same time. The K5 will simply amaze you!
Regards & Happy Shooting!
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I'm in the same boat - or have been for two weeks. The high ISO ability is really great, but there's some learning curve from K-10 to K-5 which I'm navigating....
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Congratulations...dont forget to keep shooting away and posting pictures...
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Congrats Paul!

Just got mine too, and couldn't be happier!

04-22-2011, 08:35 AM   #9
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So the camera finally comes, and then I tear my retina so off to Vancouver for emergency surgery. Now I have to keep my head looking at the floor for the next 3 days.
I guess I could take pictures of my feet but they are ugly, and unlike my wife I don't have cool shoes.
So far the camera seems fantastic, and I can't wait to take time and take photos.

04-22-2011, 08:40 AM   #10
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What bad luck, Paul! Hang in there, the K-5 experience will make up for the frustrating wait. I hope your eye heals well, and soon.
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Hate to hear that Paul.
Hope you can read the manual with your good eye!

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