Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
12-16-2012, 10:46 AM   #1
Senior Member
Pewter's Avatar

Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Twin Cities
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 130
New Singapore Member

A very kind colleague loaned me his K-x because I was trying to decide if I should upgrade from a mirrorless 4/3 compact and I wanted a sense of what I was gaining/losing by actually trying one out (any DSLR would do). Perhaps fortunately for me it was a Pentax K-x which is pretty accessible for a guy like me. I really loved it right away especially the added perspectives it gave to my photographs.

Started out with the kit lens 18-55mm then tried out a 50mm prime manual focus (that was a tad difficult to handle though I enjoyed the learning/experience). Started working with fully automatic mode, beginning now to be a little more creative with manual and semi-automatic modes.

I'm really more of an outdoors guy, love to be outside in the weather both good and bad, capturing the unusual and novel. So feel like am already stretching the limits of the K-x body w/18-55mm lens and I get really anxious about causing damage to a camera through excessive dust, humidity, heat and rain (for now, maybe winter snows later).

So I think eventually I'd like to buy a K-30 body, w/18-135mm WR kit lens. Appreciate any tips or advise you can offer and -- time permitting, hope to be a regular member here.


Last edited by Pewter; 07-29-2014 at 08:52 AM.
12-16-2012, 03:27 PM   #2
Site Supporter
eaglem's Avatar

Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Perth Western Australia
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 27,604
Welcome to the forum, glad you decided to join us here!
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
body, guy, k-x, kit, lens
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New member from Singapore Yasuo Welcomes and Introductions 10 02-02-2013 09:12 AM
New member from Singapore mschai Welcomes and Introductions 3 12-17-2012 09:30 AM
New member, senior member, pentaxian, site supporter etc.... DaveHolmes General Talk 7 05-02-2011 02:34 AM
New member, long time Pentax User, New PZ-20 Film User Pentax Film SLR Discussion 2 03-26-2011 05:29 PM
new member from Singapore jasonlel Welcomes and Introductions 6 03-17-2011 02:10 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:45 PM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top