Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
08-09-2015, 06:05 PM   #1
New Member




Join Date: Jul 2015
Posts: 1
Hello

New to forums not to pentax. I get my dad a k1000 that he used til he died after switching to 35mm from a rollei medium format twin lens reflex that I learned on.
K5 is great last few years and got k 50's for my grown kids so we can share lenses.
My lens bag is filling up but I travel with the 18-55 wr, 60-250 (great tough lens) and 8mm rokinon. Have an old tamron 70-150 macro which still works great for manual macro shots so added a 200-500 f 5.6 tamron which so far is a great lens for cheap but heavy to tote. F series 50mm f1.7 is good for low light portrait autofocus.
I was lusting after the k3 but don't see that much more yet over my k5.
I'll bide for the full frame depending how good it ist then use k5 alongside to avoid so many lens switches.
Gongrats to pentax for saving the proud old brand. I did not cave in to the canikon herd and the green mode shooting crowd. I really appreciate the rugged build of my k5 after being dropped on concrete,exposed to rain, sand and used with old manual glass it gets the job done every time. Best camera for the money and still getting better.

08-09-2015, 07:24 PM   #2
Pentaxian
Aaron28's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: Huntsville, Al
Posts: 1,070
welcome aboard! neat your family is involved in photography
08-12-2015, 02:11 PM   #3
Moderator PEG Judges
Kerrowdown's Avatar

Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Highlands of Scotland.
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 30,638
QuoteOriginally posted by peterw Quote
got k 50's for my grown kids so we can share lenses
Welcome, now that's a great way of sharing the blame for future exotic lens purchases.
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
k5, lens, macro, pentax, tamron
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hello SonOfMerope Welcomes and Introductions 7 11-19-2014 07:19 AM
Hello everyone zhaijq90 Welcomes and Introductions 3 09-04-2014 12:25 AM
Hello jonojono Welcomes and Introductions 6 05-22-2014 11:10 PM
Newbie says hello wlq Welcomes and Introductions 4 12-18-2013 02:37 PM
Hello JOHNBIGGAM Welcomes and Introductions 2 08-12-2013 02:08 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:23 PM. | See also: NikonForums.com, part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top