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01-16-2010, 09:54 PM   #1
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K-x a good choice ?

Just wanted to see what people are saying about the K-x, if it is worth it for someone who is taking the dive into photography. thanks.

01-16-2010, 09:58 PM   #2
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I have it, and like it a lot... but what do you want to shoot while taking the dive into photography?
01-16-2010, 10:18 PM   #3
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Want to do alot with the subways in new york city. Currently have the K-x with the 18-55 kit lens. as well as the 10-17 mm pentax fisheye. Just hoping thats enough to make it all come out good.
01-16-2010, 10:46 PM   #4
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wow I look forward to the subway 10-17 shots...

I am thrilled so far with my K-x...

The DA 40 or Da 70 are nice small lenses that would play well on the subway too...


Cant wait for the fisheyes

01-16-2010, 11:47 PM   #5
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It's a very good choice for a starter, you can learn with it, and when you know more, you can go very advanced with it. I started with my K10D about two and a half years ago and three weeks ago I sold it to get my K-x, and I don't regret it. The K-x is a fantastic little thing. Go for it!

The 10-17mm is a lense I've wanted since I first read about it, I'm sure you'll be happy.
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One word: YES.
Put simply, it's the best entry-level camera available, and by a long shot if also considering price.
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You'd find no better camera for that task imo.
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QuoteOriginally posted by WerTicus Quote
You'd find no better camera for that task imo.
Lets see, indoors, low lighting conditions and a lens that will get EVERYTHING in for those tight quarters in the subway system. You've got both, so make sure you update with the results!

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thank you all for the help. go on terminal leave from the usmc in march, will be sure to post results shortly after. again, thank you!
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Yes, now stop worrying and go buy one. You'll be glad you did.

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