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05-01-2013, 10:25 AM   #1
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I must be honest : I always found DSLR way to big, nothing for me. So I got me a canon g2 and later on a Panasonic Lx3 and last year a pentax wg-1 gps (for working purpose in the woods).

I was happy with the result but something was missing, it didn't feld like real work to get a picture. My last camera LX3 was perfect but I didn't like to take pictures with it, to small, to small buttons ... I don't know.

I got my k5 this week and I'm trilled. What a camera. You have to work with it to get a picture. And the sound it makes when I snaps. I just love it. The quality and dept is amazing (for me as amateur).

I was wrong all over. This is way more fun compared to a small camera. I really like the scrolling of the wheel instead of pushing a "to" small button a the back.

I didn't get the K5II , I know, but at 700 I got me a real good camera kit (body and lens WR), period.

I can't wait to have me an old film lens on "second hand" to play around with.

The youtube movis of Mike Brown (Photography Courses, Workshops, 1:1 Tuition & Free Videos) really help me to get to know the camera and It possibilities.

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The really nice thing is the K-5 isn't a big DSLR. Physically speaking, that is. It's small and solid.

TAv mode is your friend.
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