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01-10-2012, 03:04 PM   #16
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Ah, after reading the specs again, I remembered that it also is because it has video, which I don't need at all, and the CMOS sensor. Although that may not really be an issue, I guess. What I've read, now and awhile ago, indicates that CCD sensors are typically better in low-light situations, and I'm almost always shooting indoors.
FWIW, while that *might* be true if absolutely all else is else, all else is never equal. CCD or no, the K-r is very clearly better than the K100D in low light, by almost a full stop. It's just newer technology and thus the beneficiary of several years' worth of advancement.. And as for video, good luck buying a DSLR without it these days.

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FWIW, while that *might* be true if absolutely all else is else, all else is never equal.
Yes, that is definitely true--you are never really comparing apples to apples, particularly when you're talking about cameras so generationally removed from one another. And I've definitely decided that issue isn't a concern--since I am going to keep an eye open for a used k-r! Still think I'd prefer a k-7, but I've spied a k-r that may be had reasonably. And if not, I'll just keep looking around for awhile. I originally planned to do this new purchase maybe 6 months down the road or so. But my philosophy is if the right thing comes along at the right price, then why not?
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