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03-04-2016, 08:34 AM - 8 Likes   #1
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Hands on with the Pentax K-1

This week I had the chance to some initial impressions with the K-1.
A small report can be found on my website

Short version: I love it :-)

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Even though the write-up is based on the preproduction model, it is joy to hear from fellow Pentaxian that Ricoh/Pentax delivers a solid above class FF camera; well written hands on review, thanks for sharing.
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Sounds great and those look like fantastic shots you got with it! Thanks very much for the preview!
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Thanks.
But you do realize you're only making waiting harder

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Even though the write-up is based on the preproduction model, it is joy to hear from fellow Pentaxian that Ricoh/Pentax delivers a solid above class FF camera; well written hands on review, thanks for sharing.
I wish I could share larger versions of the files. It really is a joy to watch them on 100% :-)
Apart from that the handling of the camera is as we know it so all attention can go out to getting that shot instead of controlling the camera!

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Sounds great and those look like fantastic shots you got with it! Thanks very much for the preview!
My pleasure Loco!

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Thanks.
But you do realize you're only making waiting harder
After all these years it's a fraction of time ;-)
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Thanks for sharing. I have toyed with the idea of using Pentax for my wildlife due to the weather sealing but have never been able to go for it. Do you feel like the k1 focus is better than k3?
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QuoteOriginally posted by Mousehill Quote
This week I had the chance to some initial impressions with the K-1.
nice pix
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Still getting down and dirty even with the tilty screen! Good man.

Great article and shots! Thanks for sharing!

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Nice photo, that seem to be a dream machine
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Nicely written, oh and those photos! I've been waiting to see some amazing samples taken by pro photographer and all I can say now is that I'm impressed, can't wait to get this beast on my hands.
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Thanks for sharing. I have toyed with the idea of using Pentax for my wildlife due to the weather sealing but have never been able to go for it. Do you feel like the k1 focus is better than k3?
The autofocus must be at least on par with the K-3 and I have no hesitation to give praise for the wildlife and outdoor possibilities of the K-1. it's sealing is a strength indeed, but also the ruggedness of the body and the fact you can take 700+ images with a single battery charge.
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nice review Mike.
BTW, what store did borrow you the camera? And did they tell you when the K-1 will be expected there?
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Inspiring photos!
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Mike when able it would be nice to see some of the images a full Rez. Your image of the deer is the sharpest I have seen yet from the dfa 150-450.
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After all these years it's a fraction of time ;-)
Maybe for you. For me, well, I'm only waiting since 2013...
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