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06-16-2010, 07:26 PM   #1
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G'day all ... just got myself a K-7

G'day all,

What an awesome forum you guys have going here.

I just upgraded to a Pentax K-7 last week, and bought a new Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4.5 DC MACRO lens to go with it.

I upgraded from my Pentax *ist DL with Sigma 18-125mm F3.5-5.6 DC, which I have been using for the last 4 or 5 years.

I was going to just use the Sigma 18-125mm lens on the K-7, but I wasn't overly happy with the photos from it. The Sigma 17-70mm seems to be a lot sharper, and loving the speed of it.

Bought a new Lowepro Pro Runner 200AW bag to carry it in, and also bought a Sandisk Extreme 16gb.

See you around.

PanterA ... Forever Stronger Than All

06-16-2010, 07:27 PM   #2
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Welcome! I enjoy the K-7 - I'm sure you will, too!
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06-21-2010, 06:55 AM   #4
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Welcome to the forum,

That is the exact same setup I am running and very happy with. You will certainly notice the upgrade from your DL.

Adam

P.S. There is a South Australia group in the social group listings if you are interested.

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I see photography is not your only hobby. Welcome from Melbourne.
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Welcome to the forum's fellow cowboy from hell
06-25-2010, 01:46 AM   #7
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Thanks everyone for the greets, much appreciated.

Starting to pick up how to do a lot more stuff with my K-7

It has so many more features than my *ist DL did !!

This forum has an amazing amount of tips and knowledge.

Found the option to trick the shutter speed in movie mode very handy, why would Pentax not give you that option within the menus !!!

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06-25-2010, 02:19 AM   #8
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Welcome here mate.
Hope you continue to enjoy your time with us as much as you do shooting with your K-7.
Look forward to your contributions here.

06-30-2010, 03:30 PM   #9
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Hey PanterA, you like offroading ey, i was looking at your photos, they're really good

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