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11-30-2008, 11:10 PM   #1
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to buy, or not to buy...

Ah, the agony of buying decisions. A new K20 for the remarkably low price of $580(ebay+Carmeta+MSN cash back) , or at least one new prime for the K100D (maybe the DA 70 to go along with the 43mm)?

It's not really a question of cost; I am now committed to learning the craft with prime lenses, and I don't know if I'd be better served learning more with the K100 with additional lenses or the K20 with it's higher resolution and more "advanced" processing pipeline.

Oh, the horror of it all Any and all comments and opinions welcomed,
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12-01-2008, 02:49 AM   #2
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Go for the body and put your money toward used primes. I had the K100D, loved it, and learned a lot from it. In July I switched to the K20D and the difference, to borrow from Twain, is the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning. There are so many outstanding legacy lenses out there at practically giveaway prices that I can't fathom anyone not taking full advantage of them.

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