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12-12-2015, 01:29 PM - 1 Like   #1
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And Christmas brings.... a new (to me) K5

Having been using an ist DS which I bought when they were first released, I finally realised that I should get something a bit newer. I shoot a lot of landscape/seascape stuff and print on large canvases, This obviously shows up the limitations of the 6m sensor and limits just how large the prints can be. With the K5 I should be able to print some really large shots. I will keep the ist though, it has been a fantastic camera, and still works perfectly. I have the pic below printed on a 30cmx50cm canvas, it's one of my favourites taken with the ist,

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12-12-2015, 03:07 PM   #2
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Fantastic mate, enjoy, I have one and it is a brilliant camera I have a K-3 coming in the post.
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I went from an *ist-DL to a K-5 a few years back. The step up in capabilities was impressive, as was the high ISO performance. IIRC the only thing the *ist-DS has that the K-series don't is TTL metering (the DL, being a budget model, lacked it). You'll like your new camera. Have fun.

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