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07-27-2014, 03:06 PM   #1
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Another K-01 user :)

Well, my dad never used his K-01 I bought him... So I suggested we traded his K-01 with my Panasonic GX-1 that I never use.
He liked the idea of having the same type of camera system as his gf. So here I am with another Pentax camera.
I always liked the K-01 and I did use the camera before I gave it to my dad. Think it will be in my bag all the time now

07-27-2014, 03:16 PM   #2
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I hope you bought the color that you liked the most
07-27-2014, 03:21 PM   #3
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I have had some good results with the K-01 (borrowing my wifes one!) and I kind of like the look of it. The yellow brick certainly gets noticed when you are out and about, and so far no one has laughed at it.
Focus accuracy is high (basically because it uses live view) and that certainly helps the results - must admit phase detect AF on my K-5 can be a bit hit miss sometimes accuracy wise (I now use LV more that I did).
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Hey, welcome! The K-01 is a fine camera, pair it with some nice lenses

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Sounds like that worked out well for both of you. The GX-1 is a nice complement to his GF, and you got a camera with a familiar menu system that takes all your existing lenses!
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Yep, I am very happy with it. Was a nice back-up camera to my K-3 at my brother wedding
Wish I had a yellow brick as it would be a nice color combo to my blue K-30. Swedish flag!
But I shouldn't complain!
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I am pretty happy with my K01. Last year I went for a trip to San Francisco, Yosimete National Park with this camera pictures turn out great. Colors were vivid and sharp(not too,too sharp but sharp) and that's exactly what I like. Pictures from my
D200 with 35mm f1.8 are too sharp and they have this unrealistic sharp look my eyes say that's not real. I like the small size of the K01 easy to carry when travelling although I still miss the view finder. Of course when compare to top line camcorder the K01 lack some fancy functions(which no body ever use)otherwise I thought the video are pretty good as well.
07-31-2014, 01:03 AM   #8
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Had my K-01 with me yesterday when meeting a friend over dinner, beer and a quiz. I love the size and the colours with the DA 40mm XS.
Will have to test my other lenses to see if I can find another great combo.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Yos Quote
I love the size and the colours with the DA 40mm XS.
If only they had launched this thing at a lower price. People might have seen past its size and weight.

The damage has probably been permanent, though.
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Yos, I think you made a great trade

I use my K-01 almost daily and can't imagine giving it up.
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