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01-07-2014, 11:18 PM   #1
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Working up a little QLBA...

So... the Q is on it's way from the US thanks to post-eos
already the juice of lens research and acquisition is apon me
I'm shamelessy into appearance and it appears there are a few black 02 lenses about.
Black on black is so...black mmm
My question is have they made any 06 lenses in black ?
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01-07-2014, 11:22 PM   #2
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I should add that my F*300/4.5 is readying it's no-CA self for the fotodiox goodness included in the package...
Inspired as I am by

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The courier van pulled up outside a couple of hours ago
under a week from California to NZ is really impressive !
unsullied by customs or handing as well

after a while just wandering around the house with the 02 without even a card loaded
like a kid extending an icecream as long as possible
I'm going wow this camera is wonderful
great speed of manual lens control is excellent, the AF seems magical
great how seamless the menus and screens are from the other bodies.

my financial controller immediately suggested good travel camera
phew... and the subsequently revealed ' very low price' further phew

I can hear the FA 100/2.8 stiring in its drawer
might have to load up this Fotodiox item and hit the garden
This baby has got me going more than the K-5 and Mr Newsoms creation
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Welcome to the Q and this forum Transit. You have already found how addictive the camera is. The Q will liberate you. The whole system fits in a small bag.

I agree with your thoughts on the Q. Would love to know who was resonsible for the design. I consider the Q one of the greatest camera designs ever- a true classic. It is a jewel and a work of art.

Can't wait to see your pics. Post when you can.
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QuoteOriginally posted by barondla Quote
Welcome to the Q and this forum Transit. You have already found how addictive the camera is. The Q will liberate you. The whole system fits in a small bag.

I agree with your thoughts on the Q. Would love to know who was resonsible for the design. I consider the Q one of the greatest camera designs ever- a true classic. It is a jewel and a work of art.

Can't wait to see your pics. Post when you can.
thanks
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Thanks Barondia
It certainly is a jewel and a work of art !
and just to confirm my liberation, here is some random filter of the boss attending to the firepit tonight

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QuoteOriginally posted by barondla Quote
I agree with your thoughts on the Q. Would love to know who was resonsible for the design. I consider the Q one of the greatest camera designs ever- a true classic. It is a jewel and a work of art.
Absolutely! It's almost like a tiny digital version of a classic Leica film camera. As far as the body design and ergonomics go, I think Pentax got it exactly right. There are not many things I can say this about, but there's nothing I'd change about it's design. It's both serious and fun. Love it!

My DSLRs are getting jealous.
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My wife loves her Q in P Mode.
My daughter loves her Q in P and AV Mode.
I love my Q in every Mode, especially with almost every lens I own adapted to it.

Q can do just about anything you ask of it.
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Thats a lot of Q in the family, monochrome. You may have invented the next ad slogan. Q can do.

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Q can do...

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QuoteOriginally posted by barondla Quote
Thats a lot of Q in the family, monochrome. You may have invented the next ad slogan. Q can do.

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Q can do...
Hah - that'll be my signature tag for the day!!
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Welcome Transit and enjoy the fun. The Q is a joy to use, my only problem with the Q is when I carry my K30 I have to carry 2 cameras, can't seem to leave the Q at home.
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Transit, nice picture using the Q creative filters. There are so many options and combinations to try. Guess that is why Pentax put a creative dial on the front. I need to play with it more.
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I love my Q too! In fact I don't like the 02 lens and almost exclusively use the 01 and 03 lenses. Also, I received a new K-3 for Christmas and have been carrying it around the past 2 weeks. I feel bad leaving the Q at home when out and about. Lovely camera. Enjoy!
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Thanks Guys

QuoteOriginally posted by GibbyTheMole Quote
...... It's almost like a tiny digital version of a classic Leica film camera. As far as the body design and ergonomics go, I think Pentax got it exactly right. .......
I have to agree

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I am really liking that Super Takumar 24/3.5...seems hardly any fringing

I have a question about the fotodiox m42/q v2 and the diaphram pin
This pesky extra rim inside the adapter is engaging the iris pin
taking auto aperture out of the picture.

Off to the metal lathe is it ?

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