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03-28-2012, 03:08 PM   #1
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Hello from new member and K-5 owner

Hello folks, greetings from New Jersey. I just got a K-5 that my good friend and PF member, jjdgti, highly recommended. He was right, this is awesome. Kind of hard to buy sight unseen but I am very glad I followed his (and everyone else's) advice.

I'm coming up from a Optio X90, a pretty handy camera all around, but which does not have very good low-light capability. I know this is one of the weaker low-light cameras around, so while I can't use this to judge the overall state of digital cameras, it did sensitize me to how weak many current cameras are in this area, including many of the better-known DSLRs that I tried at my local retail outlets. It is my opinion that "average" ISO performance just isn't that good. The great high-iso capabilities of the K-5 made it a winner for me.

Mostly it is a great package all around, great ergonomics, compact size, and weather proof. I guess I don't need to explain myself to this group.

03-28-2012, 03:24 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum, glad to have you on board, I know you'll enjoy using your K-5 as everyone else seems to.
03-30-2012, 12:38 PM   #3
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Welcome Tanzer,

It seems that you are wise, in that you listen to good advice.

I am sure that you will really enjoy your K-5 - it is a stunning little camera.


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