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11-02-2013, 09:45 AM - 4 Likes   #1
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That's my honor to be in the first of Premium Silver Edition

Dear All Pentaxians,

Today is the day! I was so exciting last few days when I've surfed Pentax Forum (K-3 sub-forum most of time) to see this new stuff comes to our members around the world.

Yesterday, I was announced from Pentax Vietnam that I can get it in the late afternoon (well, there are just 5 pre-order of Pentax K-3 Silver in Vietnam - and yes, just 10 in the limited amount which deliver to our country). But after that, there was a delay at the Customs.

And now I can hold it firmly on my hands.

Let me tell the first thing: It's just beautiful and solid. I used to have K-7, K-5, K-5IIs and now K-3 makes me feel something brand new: the solid buttons and brighter LCD. And I was impressive with the speed of new processor. Hard to see the hourglass appears on the screen.

But, I was quite disappointed with the new AF. it seems be better but not much enough to say "wow". Or maybe I've just got it for few hours to get used to it.

There are some sample I shot in the evening: (almost taken with 31mm f/1.8 limited, resize with Adobe Lightroom 5 without any pp)


This one is captured with iPhone 5






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30s exposed with Sigma 8-16mm.


Thank you and I hope all the pentaxians can get this new K-3 stuff!


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Your camera looks awesome! Thanks for sharing your thoughts and hope you are able to share your opinions as you keep using the camera.
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Congats! Looks so cool with silver 31!
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G.o.r.g.e.o.u.s!!!

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+1 I love the looks of the silver K-3
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Thanks for sharing and posting some nice first impression pictures.
Now it is even harder to wait for my Siler K3, lol��
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Nice shots!

I thought the K-3 Silver Ltd Editions weren't going to ship until 29 November. Clearly that date was wrong.
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QuoteOriginally posted by VuXY Quote
Dear All Pentaxians,

...

And now I can hold it firmly on my hands.
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Thank you and I hope all the pentaxians can get this new K-3 stuff!

Congratulation !

Could I borrow your one to shoot TET 2014 when I visit Saigon, VN for holiday ?

BTW , and see your photo albums if you love to share ?

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Congratulations !
Thanks for getting me all jacked up. B&H has said that silver editions are expected in late November but my pre-ordered one was already shipped and will arrive tomorrow. Yes! The Silvers are coming, the silvers are coming, (sing it Paul Revere style). Fun stuff.
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