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06-04-2013, 10:11 AM   #1
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For portrait: K-5 or K-5 IIs?

For portrait foto: K-5 or K-5 IIs?
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06-04-2013, 10:28 AM   #2
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For portrait? Any of the cameras will do just fine ... lenses are the ones you should worry about.
As a matter of fact any of the cameras you mention will do a great job in more than just portrait photography.
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Get a K30 and put your money towards good lenses!
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QuoteOriginally posted by Leonski, Macedonia Quote
For portrait foto: K-5 or K-5 IIs?
All the best from Macedonia.
No difference whatsoever, unless you're also shooting clothing, in which case the K-5 would be better due to having less moire. It's all about the lenses for portraiture- you'll want something like the DA* 55mm F1.4.


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No difference whatsoever, unless you're also shooting clothing, in which case the K-5 would be better due to having less moire. It's all about the lenses for portraiture- you'll want something like the DA* 55mm F1.4.
Very good suggestion for a lens....

As for camera body, anything from K10 and up should give quite decent portraiture with the right lens....the really tough thing in portraits is lighting...
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QuoteOriginally posted by pdo Quote
Get a K30 and put your money towards good lenses!
Pff, here in Sweden the K-5 and the K-30 cost basically the same. So that statement is false in many parts of the world.
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