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12-31-2012, 08:29 PM - 1 Like   #241
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Ordered mine today. Should be here next Monday. I'm not at all excited.

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I got mine few days ago. Best camera I ever had. I am amazed how well it performs with my tamron 17-50 and da70mm. I don't see me buying a new camera in the next 5 years...
01-01-2013, 08:31 AM   #243
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I just ordered my blue K-30. I am upgrading from my trusty old *istDL. I assume there will be a large learning curve with it.
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QuoteOriginally posted by patrick9 Quote
I just ordered my blue K-30. I am upgrading from my trusty old *istDL. I assume there will be a large learning curve with it.
I switched from the DS to the K-r, then to the K-30. The learning curve is not as large as you think :-).

The new menu needs getting used to, but operation wise, about the same.

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QuoteOriginally posted by GrinMode Quote
The learning curve is not as large as you think :-).
That is nice to know.
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I was all set on the K30, its my birthday beginning of Feb, so a new camera is top of the list for me, but with the price rises, Im undecided over a K30 or the K5 which isn't much more. Im still leaning towards the K30 for the better low light performance and AF.
Luckily whatever I chose will be a step up from my K20D - all I need to do is stop flip flopping between the 2 and make my mind up
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QuoteOriginally posted by edgedemon Quote
I was all set on the K30, its my birthday beginning of Feb, so a new camera is top of the list for me, but with the price rises, Im undecided over a K30 or the K5 which isn't much more. Im still leaning towards the K30 for the better low light performance and AF.
Luckily whatever I chose will be a step up from my K20D - all I need to do is stop flip flopping between the 2 and make my mind up
I have just bought 3rd K30 in UK before the price rises. If you have time to wait, I believe that you will buy K30 at 400 UK pound again. Camera is electronic so price will be lower every day. I do not know what pentax do about raising K30 price. Between K5 , the old, and K30 , the new one, in funtional K30 is not better as K5. But K5 is 2 year old year 2010, K5 II is 2012 model.
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QuoteOriginally posted by edgedemon Quote
I was all set on the K30, its my birthday beginning of Feb, so a new camera is top of the list for me, but with the price rises, Im undecided over a K30 or the K5 which isn't much more. Im still leaning towards the K30 for the better low light performance and AF.
Luckily whatever I chose will be a step up from my K20D - all I need to do is stop flip flopping between the 2 and make my mind up
You could always get the K30 body and spend the price difference on a nice lens? (Assuming youre talking about the K5II)

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QuoteOriginally posted by curlednoodles Quote
You could always get the K30 body and spend the price difference on a nice lens? (Assuming youre talking about the K5II)
I wish I was but Im talking about the old K5, K5 ii wouldn't cause any indecision as I get the better AF and a K5 all in one without sacrificing anything..
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My K-30 arrived . All I can say is WOW.I am in love. My only regret is I waited so long to get it. Now the next thing on the list is an 18-135 WR lens. I bought body only since I have several lenses already, and I don't shoot in bad weather nor go to the beach. The 18-135WR might change some of that tho.
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Mines a black one
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My black K-30 w/18-135 WR DA Lens is incoming, I should have it in the next week or two.

Really can't wait!

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Mine is a blue one with 18-135 WR DA. I have had it for 5 days now
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Just ordered my K-30 today! Should have it in two days. Can't wait to try it out for the first time!
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Had mine for a week now! Taken about 50 test shots so far. Really nothing worth sharing. I need to make some time to go out and shoot.
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