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04-14-2014, 12:53 AM   #1
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Hello all!

Hi all! Although I still use a P&S camera, and I don't have a Pentax, I played quite a lot with Pentax K200D and K50, with various lenses, including kit, 55-200mm tele, and some primes; also played a bit with some entry-level Canikons. Another interesting camera I took shots with is a Zenit E SLR with a 58mm F2 lens.
I know that the P&S camera I have is very limiting, I feel it on my own. There is a while since I want to buy a Pentax entry-level DSLR, and not Canikon, since it destroys them at this level .
At this moment, if it would be to buy a DSLR, it would be a K500 kit. I read a lot about it, also here on PentaxForums, and after the experience with K50, I think it would suit me well.
Hopefully sometime in the not far future I will be able to post some shots taken with my (future) Pentax.

Have a good day, and good light to reach your lenses and sensors!

04-14-2014, 03:09 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forums! If and when you get your Pentax, you can also get an adapter and use that 58mm from the Zenit on your Pentax

Meanwhile, enjoy your P&S - limiting cameras can be fun, too!
04-14-2014, 03:20 AM   #3
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Thanks! I knew there is an adapter for the M42, which is used by that Helios-44-2 (I remembered the name of the lens)

P&S can sometimes be fun, despite the lack of image quality and partial manual control, especially when it manages to deliver results that were, in a good way, unexpected.
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Welcome to the forum! You can look in the Marketplace for some good values in gear. Looking forward to seeing your images.

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Welcome to the forum, there's certainly lots of good information about both equipment and future potential lens purchases here.
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Bonjour from France and welcome to PF, z3n1th ... hope to see some Pentax/Helios images soon ... Salut, J

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Some crazy stuff you've got there
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