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03-10-2013, 07:33 AM   #31
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Yes, I would.

(bare "yes" is too short answer for forum software settings, must be at least five digits )

03-10-2013, 07:41 AM   #32
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No I wouldn't because as a nature shooter, there isn't a system to support it. They barely have one to support APS C systems.

As for the comment about the 560 and no one buying it, that's not really fair and the reason the sales are low right now falls directly on Pentax's shoulders. All they did was release a shiny new lens. No test photos, no MTF charts, nothing. Prove this baby is worth 2000 bucks more than the Sigma 500 and then we can talk. Just because it says Pentax on it doesn't mean it's worth 7000 bucks.
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Absolutely! - but I guess I would have to wait for the full frame lens roadmap to be released around April 1st .........
But what's wrong with the 50++ full frame lens that are on the market today?? DSure a few more could be added, but..
03-10-2013, 08:10 AM   #34
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It would have to be at least as good as my D700, if not better, which is fairly old technology for me to consider purchasing it.


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I would think about it plenty, but I doubt I'd make the purchase. I enjoy close up photography and need a lot of DOF. A full frame would not benefit me for most of the shots I take.
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Would you think about buying one?
No I certainly would not....

I'd buy two.
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Pentax releases a Full Frame camera, this Tuesday. Would you think about buying one? Yes or no?
Definitely yes. With the exception of the DA*16-50 all my lenses are FF ready.
03-10-2013, 08:43 AM   #38
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I donít think so. The camera price (2000 to 3000 $), the lenses (pretty limited but I guess : a wide angle, a normal, a tele, if not Pentax another brand, average of 800 $ each ?) and then donít forget your computer : more processor, more hard drive, more ram to move those many pixels : easily 2 to 3000 $. Overall acquiring a full frame camera must cost around 8 000 to 9 000 Canadian dollars when you consider everything. Maybe, like me, you own a couple of full frame lens but it is not the bulk of my collection. I got a kitchen and a bathroom to upgrade...

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But what's wrong with the 50++ full frame lens that are on the market today?? DSure a few more could be added, but..

Nothing wrong with the full frame lenses available at the moment - except the fact you allude to - as yet the line up is not complete.
Gimme a couple of fast weather proof FF zooms and I'm at the front of the line
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No! I love my K5IIs. Also the APS-C sensor gives a 50% increase in lens size without wasting 50% of the pixels from cropping a FF image
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No, can't afford it. Happy with my K-30 which I also could not afford but had a need because I was cameraless. I also live in Lincolnshire which is not the most photgenic place in the world.
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Yes, I would think about it real hard ...
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No. If I had wanted FF I would have bought Nikon instead. I bought Pentax less than two years ago fully aware that they didn't have any plans for FF (then, at least).

Are there benefits with FF? Sure. But remember, FF won't miraculously make you a better photographer - or as Docrwm said above: FF won't enable you to walk on water

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Possibly--eventually. It would take me a while to decide whether I wanted one.
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