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10-11-2018, 07:19 PM - 7 Likes   #1
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Coming Back to Pentax

I started my plunge into photography many years ago with the Pentax Kx, then bought a K20D. I used these cameras for years, but then the "bigger is better" bug hit and I bought my first full frame, a Nikon D600.

Years have passed, I got deeply into film, namely large format and medium format, even wet plate.

A few months ago, I saved up enough to get another Pentax, a 645D (bigger is better right? ). I am in LOVE with the CCD and files it creates.

Now, just this week I have come full circle and ordered a used K-1 from KEH. It will be here tomorrow.

I still have a lot of my favorite Takumar lenses from my early days with the Kx and K20D. I can't wait to start using them again, along with having IBS and using all the bells and whistles on my new (to me) Pentax.

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I think you're going to have a blast with that K-1 and your Takumar lenses!

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Welcome back. I bought a used 645D a few months ago, the best purchase I've made for a very long time. I can't wait to see some of the images you've taken with it.

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Seems like just yesterday you loudly proclaimed your departure. Back already?
In any case, welcome back.
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Good luck with your Pentax equipment. I once had a K20D also. Happy shooting!
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QuoteOriginally posted by Colorado CJ Quote
Coming Back to Pentax

Glad to hear it! I've really enjoyed your photos in the past.

Heh... whenever I see one of these "returning" threads, I think of this song :

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Coming home always feels good, especially after a long trip away. There's a reason for that.

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Hello everyone, first post and hoping for some advice. I too am possibly coming back to Pentax. I am very much worried about pulling the trigger on a k-1. Are they still recommended. The reviews I find either love or hate it.
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I am very much worried about pulling the trigger on a k-1.
What are you worried about?

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