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07-09-2007, 07:31 AM   #1
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is the k100d worth upgrading to

Hi everyone

I have a *ist DL and have had a few issues with dust on the sensor and wondered if I would gain much by upgrading to the K100D I see Jessops are doing some good deals at the moment? I would like a K10D but am low on budget at the moment.

Any thoughts

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Get the sensor cleaned!
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sensor cleaning

I've had the sensor cleaned I just wanted to know if i would gain anything in purchasing the K100D, But having just seen that jessops are selling K10d with 15-55mm lens for 499.99 I think I will buy one of those instead
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If you want to upgrade on the ist* ds, youre going to need to get the k10d. The K100D would simply be nothing but a waste of money for you. Either keept the ist*ds and buy a $500 lens, or save another $300 and get the k10d.

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k10d

Thanks to you all for your help

I have decided to get the K10D. I have ordered it on line from Jessops.com 499.99 inc 18-55mm SMC lens.
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Good choice!


Post again when you receive your new toy!
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New toy

Ok so I have received my new K10D with an SMC 18-55mm Lens.

I have tried it with all of my lenses and it appears to work with them all even my old Sigma 400mm APO

Now need to find 2 weeks to read the manual

It is a much nicer camera than my *ist DL and feels more substantial in the hand.

I have a photoshoot with a young lady this coming Friday so will post some images using both cameras for comparrision.

Oh did I mention I also got 12 months intrest free credit on it

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haha. nice.

gratz. i want a k10d myself, but am going to have to wait a couple of months.
i just preordered the two new supersonic pentax lenses, so i'll probably get one
in september if they dont announce a better camera before then.

i am anticipating those pictures dave!

good luck on that manual!

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Results from new toy

Ok so Friday came and a few photos were taken. I have to say the K10D is a joy to use just put it manual mode set shutter to 180 and attached the wireless trigger to hotshoe took a few sample shots and set appature to F8. here are the results. All untouched and as they came out of the camera.

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Wal-Mart Portraits!!!


hahaa.



These are very nice.
The skin tones coming from the k10d are so beautiful.
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Heh, you did something similar to me... I had the K110, thought about the K100, since most of my shots were becoming more and more indoors in low lighting, but without flash etc. I wanted the shake reduction.

I ended up leaving with a K10d, and have been happy since!
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