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03-16-2019, 01:41 PM   #46
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You only get prints up to 20 x 30 cm? Then the K5 you currently already own has better definition than you need.
I've had good 40 x 60 cm prints from my K5 when using decent lenses, and some at 50 x 75 cm that look pretty good too, so you are not yet using the K5 to its full potential.

Or, if you have the funds, get a K1 and continue with your 20 x 30 cm prints whilst owning a camera body that should allow you to get decent 50 x 75 cm prints, and probably much larger, when used with a decent lens.

If you stick with 20 x 30 cm prints. I'd keep the K5 and spend the money on decent lenses.


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10-06-2019, 08:00 PM   #47
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If your lenses is not full frame then why not stick with the APS C flagships. Some say the KP IQ is up there with the K1.
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I just picked up a used K-5 for ~200 bucks as it came with 2x original D-LI90 batteries in good shape. So I practically bought batteries and got a bonus camera body. It shall serve as a backup and star trail stack camera when I get a fish-eye for it. I found that there is no real difference in IQ compared to K-1 MK2 crop mode @ base ISO. K-5 shutter is a lot more silent and does not have any shutter shock issues around ~1/2s exposure timing.
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