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06-26-2016, 03:23 AM   #1
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Hi I decided to get myself a used Pentax DSLR to help me learn about Digital Photography.
So far I have enjoyed using the K-M in good light, but have found that low light shots can be disappointing.
What is the modern equivalent of the K-M and will it make a huge difference to my shot? Many thanks for your thoughts. Mike N

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Welcome Mike.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Mike Newby Quote
What is the modern equivalent of the K-M and will it make a huge difference to my shot?

Hi Mike. Welcome to the Pentax forums. Unfortunately I cannot help with your question, but be patient because somebody will be able to answer. This site is great like that. Good luck.
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If I am reading your question right... K-m -> K-x -> K-r.

Then maybe the K-S1 -> K-S2

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Thanks Matt.
Is anyone else still using a K-M?
I like the look and feel of the K-M and am sure it is the right camera to begin with.
Has anyone upgraded from a K-M to a K50 and what would be the main difference I would see if I did this?
I am planning to by a new body in about 12 months time if I get on well with the K-M.
Many thanks
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QuoteOriginally posted by Mike Newby Quote
Hi I decided to get myself a used Pentax DSLR to help me learn about Digital Photography.
So far I have enjoyed using the K-M in good light, but have found that low light shots can be disappointing.
What is the modern equivalent of the K-M and will it make a huge difference to my shot? Many thanks for your thoughts. Mike N
also the recently announced K70 might be good as well
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also the recently announced K70 might be good as well
Thanks Erikka
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QuoteOriginally posted by Mike Newby Quote
Hi I decided to get myself a used Pentax DSLR to help me learn about Digital Photography.
So far I have enjoyed using the K-M in good light, but have found that low light shots can be disappointing.
What is the modern equivalent of the K-M and will it make a huge difference to my shot? Many thanks for your thoughts. Mike N
The K-50, K-S1, or K-S2. They are all going to be a substantial upgrade in terms of image quality, especially at high ISOs. Plus you get handy features such as live view


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The K-50, K-S1, or K-S2. They are all going to be a substantial upgrade in terms of image quality, especially at high ISOs. Plus you get handy features such as live view
Thanks Adam.
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Lots of good advice already, I'll just say welcome.
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