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05-25-2014, 10:34 AM   #1
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Really surprised I recently got to learn that old M42 lenses still worked on Pentax DSLR's. Bought a K-x at once, and completed with a few more M42 lenses.

Bought my first SLR in 1968, a Practica PL nova 1B (it still works). Before that a had learned to take my pictures with a Zeiss Ikon Kolibri that a was given by my grandfather, and so the new SLR was a great step forward when it came to shooting possibilities.

The K-x is just as great a step in my experience.

05-25-2014, 11:24 AM   #2
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Hi, and welcome! I agree, it is a true pleasure to be able to use those old lenses now 50 years later!
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Welcome aboard! The old lenses can produce some very special results, they seem to just look different.
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Welcome, backward lens compatibility is just one of the joys of Pentax ownership.

05-26-2014, 12:06 AM   #5
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Thank you all!

Yes, it's a really interesting area. Only to mention the 33% cropping, leaving only the very best of the optical projection.

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