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10-21-2012, 03:02 PM   #1
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k-x vs k-7

hello everyone.
i have a pentax k-x. is there any reasons to change my camera to a k-7? i read at snapsort that the image quality is better with the k-x.
i use my camera to indoor shots,and i am interested in image quality, good/fast focus.... with the k-7 can i see in the viewfinder where is the focus point?
should i go for that change or keep my k-x (and later go for a 5d)))) ).
thanks. piskota

10-21-2012, 03:41 PM   #2
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i am 99% sure you can see the AF point and manually select it with the K7
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Since you're into indoor photography, it's worth mentioning the low light performance at high ISOs is reportedly MUCH better with the K-x. Personally, the only camera I'd bother upgrading from the K-x to is the K-5.

To get around the whole issue of no viewfinder AF point indicator, I just set the focus point to center & focus at the center, recompose if necessary & shoot. That would be my preferred method even if I had the viewfinder AF indicators, though.
10-21-2012, 04:02 PM   #4
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The K7 is better built - weathersealed, lots of external controls (on the body, instead of having to dig thru menus), better viewfinder, nicer handling. But by most accounts, the K-x is much better in low-light situations. I'm not sure how they compare under normal lighting (outdoors).

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You don't have much choice if you shoot indoors without a flash. I made this choice when the K-x came out and I could buy either one new. I briefly considered the K-7, but it was obvious the K-x would give what I was looking for - better overall IQ, and for less money to boot!

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