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05-10-2012, 08:06 PM - 1 Like   #1
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Saw 3 Pentax users in One spot! (Disney, Magic Kingdom FL)

I was so overly excited to see 3 other pentax users in Disney today! That means there were at least 4 Pentax's in the park! Wow, thats the most I have seen in one spot ever! At one point 3 of us were all waiting at the same spot. Really neat!

posting to see if any of you jump on and see this! This guy said he was a member of the forum too --Are you out there??? LOL!

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05-10-2012, 08:08 PM   #2
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I'm only a few miles away - does that count?
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Lauren, seeing as how the other three I saw were all men, we will count you so I can have some female company
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what are the chances?! wow.
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I can beat that! How about four Pentax DSLRs, all on the same table at Columbia Harbour House in the Magic Kingdom, including two red K-x's? Also a D700 and A700.



This was a meet-up of a few of us from Disboards a couple years ago. Sorry for the bad pic quality; it was from my kid's old Minolta.

I'm heading back in three weeks, so there'll be at least a couple of them there at that point! I have generally seen as many Pentaxes at Disney as Sonys or Olympuses... though Sonys will have probably moved into a clear #3 spot by this time.
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Wow, only 3 Pentax users in one spot... that's pretty pathetic.

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lol--the way you said it sounded like you spotted an endangered species---congrats--you did the right thing and took a picture of it as proof!!

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QuoteOriginally posted by creampuff Quote
Wow, only 3 Pentax users in one spot... that's pretty pathetic.
We are lucky if 1 in 1500 dSLR users have Pentax. Pentax has virtually abandoned this marked for the past 20 years. Pentax Imaging is probably barely adequate to supply and service a country the size of Singapore or Taiwan.
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That's cool!

I was in the city a few weeks ago and spotted 3 Pentax uses as well- a (highschool?) girl with black K-r, Asian (tourist?) man with white K-x, and another man with what looked like a K-7/K-5 with DA* 50-135. It made 5 Pentaxes in total if counting my K-5 and ME Super that were there with me.
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I was shocked at the bride show in March when I saw another Pentax shooter. There would have been three of us there, but the other pro wedding photog who shot Pentax in Pittsburgh jumped to Canon this year.
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Glad there are a few others here that are equally as excited as I was about seeing a few pentaxians in one spot

We are somewhat of an endangered species... from the sounds of it a species that enjoys magic kingdom!
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Nice!!! When I was there last March, I was also curious about the other tourists cameras.
All I could see was a man with a K-5/K-7 taking a picture of his wife and daughter in front of Hogwarts in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal, and an Asian guy with a K-5 at Disney Epcot.
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yer yer yer.... and I saw Elvis in the chippy.... tut
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