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11-10-2013, 10:59 PM   #1
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New to DSLR. In market for Pentax K-X.

Greetings! I'm a newbie in DSLR and I'm eyeing on Pentax K-X with 50mm as my first DSLR. I have used micro four-thirds before but I'm not satisfied still on the sensor size - couldn't get the bokeh I wanted. Upon reading the reviews, looks like Pentax has been solid and K-X is a good entry DSLR. I hope to learn and share here in this forum.

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11-11-2013, 12:00 AM   #2
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Welcome. The k-x is a great camera and pairing it with a fast fifty you will get some very nice looking bokeh.
Since the K-x has been out of production for some time make sure the camera is in good shape, and you should also take a look in the marketplace to see what they have sold for (search in the sold archives. )
"K-x" - Search Results - PentaxForums.com
You may be able to get a k-r or k-30 for similar prices and those are a bit newer.
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Bonjour from France and welcome to PF, Dennis ... enjoy the forum and please post us a Pentax image or two soon ... Salut, J
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Welcome, enjoy that new camera once you get her.

11-30-2013, 08:55 PM   #5
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Finally got a red Pentax K-X with kit 18-55mm lens for under $300. Now the fun begins. I also got me a nifty-fifty lens - a Pentax-M 50mm f/1.7. I think I'll use this lens more often than the kit lens for two reasons. First, for me to get used to manual photography. Second, it's a better lens than the kit lens.
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