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02-15-2016, 01:46 AM   #1
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Greetings from the UK

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I am in the uk and enjoy Carp fishing, my fishing gives me a fair opportunity to take some landscape, sun rise/ set shots. I have no DSLr experience but would like to learn whilst I sit for hours waiting for that trophy shot of the Carp. I have looked and read up on most of the usual suspects beginner cameras but the Weatherproofing on the lower range Pentax cameras appeal to me. I will be searching the forum for info on the KS2 and K50 but don't really know what's best as I've heard a few stories of the kit lens on the KS2 being tight when retracted etc.
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02-15-2016, 01:58 AM   #2
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Hi Adie. Welcome aboard the forum.
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Hi Adie, welcome from Alabama
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Hello, welcome and best wishes.
An option you might want to consider is buying a K-S2 body without a lens and buying either an older lens through the Marketplace here at Pentaxforums or a new lens instead of the retractable lens.
If you plan to buy an older lens, please be aware that some are not weatherproof.
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Welcome to the forum, good to have another Brit around the place.

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Welcome Adie.

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