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10-13-2020, 07:20 PM   #1

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Q is my only camera from Pentax

My collection of Q series of cameras are the only ones I have from the Pentax world because of it's unique diminutive physical properties that no other camera system even comes close.

Anyone else here with only the Q series?

Tempted by the Astro GPS star tracking sensor shift of the bigger Pentax offerings though I must admit. Nobody else does that far as I know.

10-14-2020, 02:49 AM   #2
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I'm quite the opposite. I've used Pentax SLRs since the early 1980s, and only recently got a Q (largely because I've taken-up cycling and it is great to be able to take a whole selection of stuff with me easily).
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I've got a couple of other Pentax bodies but since I’ve gotten my Qs I hardly use them.
10-14-2020, 07:44 AM   #4
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QuoteOriginally posted by Cipher Quote
I've got a couple of other Pentax bodies but since I’ve gotten my Qs I hardly use them.
I am just the opposite - my Q-7 was my first digital Pentax camera, but each time I gotten one, I have used the Q-7 less and less.
For me, its not having a viewfinder makes it less and less convenient.

10-30-2020, 04:11 AM   #5

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Oops, outdated info. I now have an MX-1😅
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I have a couple of old Pentax cameras packed away somewhere in the back of some closet, but the Q7 is the only one I still actually use.
11-04-2020, 06:48 PM   #7
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I have a Q10 - it's the only digital Pentax I'll ever have unless they decide to do mirrorless FF (yeah, right, like that's gonna happen!)

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I'm the opposite. Besides Q & Q7 also have APS-c, FF, and medium format Pentax digital and 35mm plus 6X7 film cameras.

Even in film days I shot multiple formats. One of the things I love most about pentax digital is the same menu system across all the systems.


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For a long time I've been a happy camper with Q7 and lenses without other Pentax.

At some point I was shooting everything with Q7, and lack of real bulb mode was getting in my way under some situation esp. some (but not all) astro. Eventually I bought KP as the sub camera for Q7 but surprisingly it's getting somewhat more use now than Q7. Out of 10 most recent photos of mine on Flickr, there are 4 Q7 shots, 5 KP and one cell phone.

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IF,i could only own one system,it would definitely be Pentax Q.

It may end up that way but its a long way off.

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