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11-07-2014, 04:45 PM   #1
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Another old/new Pentax user

I like to travel, have used Pentax since wife & I each had an ME back in the 1970s. I no longer have either the wife or the camera. So it goes. Lately, a K-X but I've given that to my daughter, along with some of the lenses.

Travel rig will be mostly the classic compact/lightweight kit, around 35 & 75 mm equivalents. specifically, DA 50 1.8 and 21 Limited. Mostly 50 for street shots, 21 landscape or architecture. There'll also be a 28-200 Sigma, but I don't expect to use it a lot.

Camera most likely K-S1; I'll decide between that & K-3 when I reach Hong Kong & can handle both. Canadian dealer I have checked does not have stock yet. K-3 sounds excellent, but K-S1 looks like a better match for my budget & skill level and is considerably lighter. If anyone has advice or comments on that choice, I'd love to hear it.

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Welcome, I'm sure you'll do well with either, I wouldn't rule out the K-50 either as it's size is not large but it's very good ergonomically. Any current Pentax is highly capable. so go with what feels right to you. You've got a couple of good lenses, that 21 is really intriguing to me.
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QuoteOriginally posted by ramseybuckeye Quote
that 21 is really intriguing to me.
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is this the 21mm in question ?
SMC Pentax-DA 21mm F3.2 Limited Reviews - DA Prime Lenses - Pentax Lens Reviews & Lens Database

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Hello, we will be happy to see your photos!
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Welcome to the forum, let us know which you bought of your visit to HK.

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Welcome to PF. Any of the cameras released in the last few years should be capable of taking great photos. Have fun in HK!
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