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12-31-2006, 02:33 PM   #1
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I'm in... Now the dreaded wait.

I've been lurking here while trying to decide on a DSLR to replace my P&S Canon S2-IS. Most of my shooting has been outdoors of sports, birds, autos, auto racing and landscapes. I was leaning toward a D80 until I kept reading all the wonderful comments on the new Pentax DSLRs.

I just ordered a K10D body with a Sigma Zoom Telephoto 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro Autofocus Lens and a Zoom Super Wide Angle AF 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 DC Macro Autofocus Lens, along with several books to help me get up to speed. I'm looking forward to sharing some pictures once I get the camera and figure out how to use it.

Thanks to many on this forum for your insight. While this is my first post, I've found a lot of the information here very helpful in making my decision(s).

Regards and Happy New Year.


12-31-2006, 02:51 PM   #2
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nice choice..

12-31-2006, 03:06 PM   #3
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QuoteOriginally posted by trog100 Quote
nice choice..


Indeed...very nice choice
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Welcome to the boards!!!

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Welcome too.

It seems that a lot of people did visit this website and make sound decisions. This is a good news!
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I think you are really going to enjoy your choices!. I have the 17-70 and really like it. I am just starting to really enjoy the k10 after a period of awe and confusion (I haven't owned a digital camera yet)...... it really grows on you. you will be amazed how it can handle challenging lighting situations. It handles these much better then my old SLR

have fun,

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Another new member. Great to see you have joined and look forward to hearing and seeing what you can do with your new toy.


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