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08-29-2011, 07:44 PM   #1
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Hello from NY!

Joined a little ways back but figure I ought to get crackin' on posts.

Bought a K-x a year ago after a lot of research and a lot of pining for a DSLR. It was my second trip to China and I regretted not getting anything better than a point and shoot. As a result, I had a lot of cool stuff to learn how to use the camera on! Pentax primes were a bit cheaper over there than here so I started getting into those a bit too (with the help of the lens reviews on here).

I went Pentax mostly because it seemed to be the best price/performance option out there (the K-x was a STEAL when Bing Cashback was still around....) Didn't realize I was going odd brand out until I really started reading these forums. Oddly enough, I am also a Zune user... go figure. That being said, I definitely have no regrets. What other brand could offer me a camera Imperial Storm Troopers would take on holiday (went white)?

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Hopefully Pentax isn't an odd brand for much longer (now that Ricoh is taking over). They used to be THE film camera maker!

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Welcome and good to have you here.
Enjoy your photography, first and foremost! Camera, and brand, comes further down the priority list.
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Hi Adam,

Same concerns here too. I wonder whether Ricoh will redirect Pentax's efforts to further develop the Q-mount.

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