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11-03-2012, 11:10 AM   #1
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Just joined Pentax Forums and thought I'd say hello - so "hello"!

I'm a long time Canon user and have just made the big decision to offload all my gear and switch to Pentax. My first ever SLR was a Pentax Program A (c. 1985) and I've had a soft spot for Pentax ever since; feels like I'm coming home. The decision to move away from Canon wasn't just sentimental though, I only shoot primes have become tired of lugging a heavy Canon body and large - and far too conspicuous - L glass. I'm switching to Pentax dSLR for general use and have already got hold of a new Fuji X100 for travel use, which has stellar IQ by the way.

I've got a K5 and 43mm FA f1.9 on order, which should arrive next, to get the ball rolling. I got the cheaper K5 rather than K5iis just in case Pentax bring out a FF next year; in any event the IQ I've seen from the K5 looks more than adequate for my need, certainly better than a 7D.

Looking forward to using the one of the holy trinity Limited lenses!

11-03-2012, 01:15 PM   #2
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Welcome aboard. I used Pentax film equipment to travel the world for 15 years, now K-20 and K-7 digital. Envying you the the 43mm limited, but you can envy me my silver 77mm limited, the one with the pixie dust! I look forward to your posts.
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