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05-05-2013, 04:55 PM   #1
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I've had a K-r for one year now and am still getting the hang of it. My first serious camera was a Pentax MX in 1979. It had a 50 mm M mount lens and though I used the MX until 2003 I never got any additional lenses. Took zillions of snapshots and a few good pictures in that time. In 2012, I made the DSLR plunge and after much thought decided to buy a Pentax so I could use the old 50 mm M mount in addition to two kit lenses. Guess what, the old 50 mm still makes great pictures!

I'm watching the camera news and reading this forum (thank you) to understand if Pentax will soon offer a full frame DSLR, and to help with lens purchases. When (if) they do, those D lenses won't help much. Just last week got the $200 35 mm D lens and it is OK. I really wanted the $1000 31 mm F lens but it's out of my price range.

BTW the K-r's 12 megapixel image size seems OK. What a great deal it was for early 2012.

Entered the SLR world when I was a bachelor and now I'm photographing a grandson .... Aiden | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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Bonjour from France and welcome to PF ... post us some images soon ... if your lens is a DA 35/2.4, then it will work on a FF format ... J
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Welcome to the forum, always good to get Pentax veterans on board.

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