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02-14-2015, 05:04 AM   #211
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It will look far more handsome in its new magnesium suit currently being tailored

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Is it me? I honestly don't see anything wrong with the design of the mock-up. Quite the opposite, in fact. I think it would look even better with a honking great lens on the front, rather than the 31 mm (much as I love that lens).
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QuoteOriginally posted by Sandy Hancock Quote
If the mock-up at CP+ is anything to go by it *will not* be big. It is only marginally bigger then the K-5 and considerably smaller then the D750.
It is very big compared to a K-7.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Pål Jensen Quote
It is very big compared to a K-7.
I don't think it is much larger, but it seems a chunk taller though, but that was expected, wasn't it ?

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Good Lord guys! I know you really want a full frame Pentax but you are in serious denial here. That has to be the ugliest camera I have ever seen!
I don't care if the camera is ugly. My FA77 doesn't either. Nor do the photons hitting the sensor.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Sandy Hancock Quote
That depends how much you can afford
Only guessing, but don't expect any change from $2500.
I guess if this is the case I would not be giving up my k5iis any time soon
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QuoteOriginally posted by Pål Jensen Quote
It is very big compared to a K-7.
Not according to JPT - who saw it.
02-14-2015, 09:22 AM   #218
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hopefully the body will be half the size of the K-5 and the battery grip will be at least ten times bigger so dainty types can use it as a handbag accessory and muscle types can use it as a sledge hammer... heck maybe it can also be used for making photos?

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QuoteOriginally posted by Kunzite Quote
Not according to JPT - who saw it.
It IS big compared to a K-7. The rear end of the 31 Limited fills about 85% of the height (minus the prism) of the K-7. The FF dwarfs the 31 Limited. The FF prototype is by far the largest K-mount camera ever and it is a beast. So is the K-3 BTW......
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QuoteOriginally posted by Sandy Hancock Quote
If the mock-up at CP+ is anything to go by it *will not* be big. It is only marginally bigger then the K-5 and considerably smaller then the D750. It is only the size of the pentaprism, and (necessarily) the width of the top of the mirror box (which tapers in markedly on the K-3), which makes it appear to "dwarf" the FA31

Compare these two photos, make some measurements, and come back if you disagree. I didn't get the angle of the comparison shot exactly right but they are taken with lenses with essentially the same angle of view to avoid parallax errors.

The image from CP+ was taken by Forum member Vizke with a compact camera - 35mm equivalent 73mm according to the EXIF. Mine was taken with a K-S1 and my A50/1.2
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It is quite taller too but very reasonable IMO.
QuoteOriginally posted by Pål Jensen Quote
It is very big compared to a K-7.
QuoteOriginally posted by thibs Quote
I don't think it is much larger, but it seems a chunk taller though, but that was expected, wasn't it ?
Go to camerasize.com and compare a K-3 to a D810 or D610. Then come back to the Forum and view one of the scaled overlays. If they are accurate the K-FF will be small for a FF camera (less so vs. the D610, but still).
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here is an accurate side-by-side comparison of a K-3 vs. D750 vs. K-FF. Basically, the new camera is "about" the size of a D750 (however, it is a touch taller)
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Good Lord guys! I know you really want a full frame Pentax but you are in serious denial here. That has to be the ugliest camera I have ever seen!
For how long we've waited, we are entitled to our serious denial! We're going back to the dark ages with our love for a full frame.
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Good Lord guys! I know you really want a full frame Pentax but you are in serious denial here. That has to be the ugliest camera I have ever seen!
Tastes differ. I think it's cute.
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Good Lord guys! I know you really want a full frame Pentax but you are in serious denial here. That has to be the ugliest camera I have ever seen!
You're not the only one - I don't think it's the ugliest camera ever, but the mirror box with its weird pyramid is seriously hideous. I hope they'll replace it with something that looks more like the K3.
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I think you are polluted by all existing rubbish and didn't get it right : such a bump has nothing to do with style.... it IS the pentaprism.

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