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10-08-2013, 06:23 PM   #31
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Now that the Nikon D610 full frame is announced and priced at less than $2000, I want to wait a bit more before deciding..

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I'd only get one if my K-5 died or I really got into going to the races next year. Seems like a great upgrade, but I really don't need it.

I wonder if the bigger magnification viewfinder will make a lot of difference to the shooting experience ... that might change my mind, hmmm.
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I'm contemplating picking up the silver one, but I'm waiting for the reviews to come out. The only thing I want over the K-5 is better AF, all the other upgrades are a bonus (a huge bonus) to me. I mostly shoot portraits (which isn't too much of a problem w/ K-5) and sometimes low light events where I miss a couple of shots from time to time because the K-5 is hunting or the person realizes that the camera is on them before focus is locked and it stops being a "candid" shot. So I hope the K-3 is what I have been waiting for.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Roob-N-Boots Quote
I'm contemplating picking up the silver one, but I'm waiting for the reviews to come out.
Pretty sure the silver ones will be gone by then. In fact, with only 2000 being produced they'll probably be gone within another day or two.

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I am tempted by the features and the higher MP count.
Either K3 + Sigma 18-35, or going FF for the Nikon 610. Will be making the decision by end of the year.
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Pretty sure the silver ones will be gone by then. In fact, with only 2000 being produced they'll probably be gone within another day or two.
Yeah kinda figured they would be gone soon. I just don't want to be out $1600 for a slight increase in the AF department. Oh well, I hope they rerelease them in the near future. One would think that they would sell silver editions (without being limited) since they will be selling silver HD Limiteds.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Roob-N-Boots Quote
Yeah kinda figured they would be gone soon. I just don't want to be out $1600 for a slight increase in the AF department. Oh well, I hope they rerelease them in the near future. One would think that they would sell silver editions (without being limited) since they will be selling silver HD Limiteds.
Who knows, they may. Maybe they'll sell them without the grip or special strap included. Maybe that's all "special edition" means right now.
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Is there any place in Canada to pre order
Henry's has it for preorder. I talked to The Camera Store in Calgary yesterday and they are going to let me know by the end of the week. I'll pass on what they say.

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only got my K30 this year and the DA 60-250 and the FA 31 are calling me alot more right now...
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I will most likely wait to the end of January to see if there are any more announcements. My three K-01s will hold me over till then I think. Have to admit that I was mighty tempted to go for the limited Silver version though.
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QuoteOriginally posted by drugal Quote
I'd only get one if my K-5 died or I really got into going to the races next year. Seems like a great upgrade, but I really don't need it.

I wonder if the bigger magnification viewfinder will make a lot of difference to the shooting experience ... that might change my mind, hmmm.
Pretty much my view as well. There are many nice improvements on the K-3, but I can't really find that my K-5 is limiting me. It's the other way around, I'm afraid...

Of course, should I manage to do something stupid and break the K-5 then I'd buy a K-3 first thing.
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Waiting until Spring 2014. I want to see the reviews and if any QC issues pop up. I hope we have a K-1 announcement this Spring.
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With my K-x just over 50K, and K-30 20K clicks, I'll probably be ready for an upgrade when the Pentax FF comes around, in the mean time I'll spend the money on some better glass..

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Whenever my K10D gives out....
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Wait a bit longer

After a few independent reviews of the camera are posted.
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