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11-12-2011, 08:07 AM - 2 Likes   #1
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D3s is bigger than K-5 :-)

I don't mean for this to be a serious comparison, but the difference in size is jaw dropping. It gave me a kick, and I thought others might be entertained by it.

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Regarding the Compare camera dimensions side by side site, I don't think that dimension and weight comparisons tell the whole story. For one example, I have an Oly E-620 with a 25mm pancake lens. That kit weighs 595 grams, and yet it is much less comfortable to carry one handed than the K100D with the FA 35mm f/2 lens that I owned several years ago. The K100D and lens weighed 264 grams more, at 859 grams, but had a better grip. (The K-5 with the 35mm f/2.4 actually weighs close to the same amount: 865 grams.)


11-12-2011, 08:13 AM   #2
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That is a fun side. Just put Q next to 1Dx and be surprized.
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How about a K-5 + grip?
Might be a better match
11-12-2011, 09:38 AM   #4
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I'm well aware of the size difference, as my best mate shoots with the D3s. When we are birding, though, it doesn't look that over-sized when attached to his Nikon 300mm f2.8 G ED VR II, not that I'm jealous of that lens.

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How about $1,100.00 vs $5,299.00

That's the comparison I like most!
11-12-2011, 09:42 AM   #6
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It's definitely oversized on the z dimension, but when I was reviewing it for comparison with the 645d, it was extremely easy to hold, especially for verticals. Pentax should at least try to make a larger camera- maybe it'll wake up the pros.
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how about 645D vs D3s???
11-12-2011, 11:38 AM   #8
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QuoteOriginally posted by JohnBee Quote
How about a K-5 + grip?
Might be a better match
I've checked, K5+grip is still a lot smaller!

11-12-2011, 11:55 AM   #9
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OTOH, look at the size of the sensors.
11-12-2011, 03:33 PM   #10
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Good for Pentax! I sooo like that my K-5 camera fits my hand and looks more discreet than that brick besides it ehehehe

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11-12-2011, 03:46 PM   #11
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The biggest and the smallest: Compare camera dimensions side by side
11-12-2011, 04:22 PM   #12
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That looks funny:

But nothing to compare at all.

Olympus did a real good job on that new Pen mini. So pitty that they go out of bussiness.

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lets see a Pentax Q next to them!
11-13-2011, 01:19 AM   #14
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Wait till you fit the Nikkor 24-70 zoom f2.8 on the D3....

Beautiful and awesome machine but it will be staying in my backpack more often just for its bulk and weight.....

That's why i have a K5....
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Crazy how similar the size of Nikon D7000 and K5 !

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