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12-26-2019, 10:09 AM   #331
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I use the K-1 for professional gigs, my K-3 for personal travel and as a backup to my K-1.

12-27-2019, 08:06 AM   #332

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QuoteOriginally posted by Rondec Quote
Does the K-1 clean counter tops and polish stainless steel?

I'd hate to post a photo of my kitchen right now at any iso, with any lens...
Heck, if my kitchen was clean I would still not do it.
12-28-2019, 03:12 PM   #333
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Purchased a K1-II a month ago, after coming from a K3 (used since 2013) and a K3-II (bought secondhand this year).
Very very happy. I gradually bought some full frame compatible lenses over the years, with the idea to have the lenses if I ever made the switch.

Resolution, dynamic range, handling, autofocus, viewfinder, to me they all feel like a big improvement.
Though the size does not really bother me (especially with the smaller FA prime lenses the size is still very manageable), I do think I will choose my K3-II over the K1 for travelling longer than 1 week.
This means I also think I will stick to using both APS-C and FF and am planning to get the K-new.
12-28-2019, 07:15 PM - 1 Like   #334
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Well.... my K3 hasn't been used for about 3 years now..... and I ended up with 2 K1s and am very happy with them. I just recently did buy a KP though. The reason(s) for this purchase are.... e(2x+3y2)4cq.... yes.... mostly unfathomable by an every day person.

I am open to suggestions as to what the answer to the above might be.... just so I can explain things to my wife (luckily most Pentax cameras look alike).

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To enlarge on my much earlier post (number 33 in this thread):

The K-1 is the best handling, best featured camera Pentax has ever produced. Bigger sensor aside, that is enough reason to be happy with it. Maybe the K-new might shift that position, but I will have had four years out of my K-1 by the time that becomes a factor.

A full frame camera also adds a whole new dimension to the legion of cheap old film lenses out there. That's another whole bunch of fun. I'm currently working on my K series collection, and enjoying it immensely.

Then there are the face-meltingly wonderful new lenses - like the DFA* 70-200, DFA* 50, Laowa 12mm Zero-D among others - for which no crop equivalent exists. I can't wait to see what the DFA* 85 and others in the future have to offer.

So yeah, I'm still happy
12-28-2019, 08:03 PM   #336
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I have been more than happy with the move to FF. I bought it to replace an aging K7 that my daughter still uses.

The big downside was the extra Glass I had to buy, the biggest expense was the 150-450 to replace the Sigma 70-200 2.8 to get that reach when using the camera for sport and wildlife. I still use the 70-200 for indoor sport. I did buy a second hand 77mm a 100mm and a 15-30mm. this is over a few years. (the 150-450 was the only one I could justify buying straight after the purchase of the K1.)

The slow frame rate has also been a bit of a challenge. There is more of a need to be spot on with timing.

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