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03-28-2019, 10:50 AM - 1 Like   #1
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Hello from Maine, USA

New to the forum. Been using a K100D for over a decade, time to upgrade and considering a K-70 with 18-135 kit. Reading a lot of threads. That's all for the moment, cheers

03-28-2019, 11:47 AM   #2
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Hi from Australia.
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Hi also from Maine! I spent about 6 years on the K100D and about 5 on the K50 and I'm now on the KP. You should see a pretty dramatic change when you upgrade!

Happy shooting!
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Welcome! I’ve spent many happy summers in Boothbay Harbor and at Alden Camps in Oakland Maine!

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Another "Hi" from Australia. You will get lots of advice on upgrades. It is easy to spend other people's dollars.
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I used a Pentax K-x for a few years and recently upgraded to the K-70.
I don't have the 18-135 kit lens so I can't tell you what it like.
I use a DA10-17 fisheye, DA18-55 WR, DFA 28-105 (Favorite), 90 Tamron 1:1 macro & DA55-300 PLM.
Even the 18-55 which gets bad reviews takes some fantastic shots so I am sure you would be happy with the 18-135mm.
I strongly considered buying the 18-135 instead of the 18-55 but the 28-105 and 55-300 really disuaded me.
In my experience with the K-70, I am amazed by how good it is for the price and can't praise it enough as an ametuer user.
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Welcome from another Maine Pentax shooter. I am always willing to meet up and shoot if I am not working!
03-30-2019, 11:53 AM   #8
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Hi, from Southern California!!


New to the forum... hardly new to Pentax.

My first Pentax was a Honeywell H3V bought brand new in 1964. I followed that with an Asahi Pentax Spotmatic bought in Yokosuka, Japan in 1967. I used the SP until I replaced it (in the early years of this century) with a digital... recently rediscovering film and including M43 pentaxes in the mix.


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Welcome, well there certainly plenty to read Pentax wise here.

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