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01-03-2013, 03:33 PM   #1
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K-30: Goldilocks comes home

Been away from PF a few years, so just ducking back in

Just got a K-30 and I have to say, I don't think I've enjoyed a camera this much since I parted with my dear K100D 5 or so years ago. I was a fool to get rid of that one (to upgrade to the gargantuan, finicky K20D), only to sell the K20D for the small size and low light capability of a K-x. Never did get along that well with the just didn't fit my hand and I really missed the illuminated focus points in the VF.

So there you have it...a Goldilocks camera in my bag once more. But can I just say that the idea of a weather sealed 16MP camera with crazy low light capability being the "beginner" model kind of blows my mind...

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Welcome back! K-30 is next on my camera buying list...
01-03-2013, 04:42 PM   #3
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I followed the same path but never had the K20. I am amazed at the features of the K-30, I was excited to have a camera with a remote port so I could get an Intervalometer and play with time lapse. Then I was reading the manual (gasp, I know) and found out that the K-30 has an interval shooting mode, so no additional gear is needed for time lapse. I also really like the two thumb wheels and having the AF lights back.

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