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Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 02-07-2016, 09:57 AM  
Tokina 14-20/2 for APS-C
Posted By shhh
Replies: 97
Views: 15,484
Well current street price for the Pentax 24-70 in the UK is 970. vs 680 for the tamron version in a canon fit.
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 02-06-2016, 03:12 PM  
Tokina 14-20/2 for APS-C
Posted By shhh
Replies: 97
Views: 15,484
I agree but the mark up on the rebadged tamron lenses seems a bit of a rip off. Yes you get a couple of extra coatings and afew extra seals, but come on were talking a few dollars not hundreds.
Forum: Sold Items 07-23-2015, 02:54 AM  
For Sale - Sold: selling my limiteds (smc 15, 31 aiv, 77 mij)
Posted By shhh
Replies: 7
Views: 2,656
Hi, do you have any pics taken with the 77mm. I'm interested but like to see some sample pics given the nick to the front element.

Similar to gullwing in that I'm also in the UK.

Thanks
Forum: Pentax Price Watch 07-15-2015, 11:13 AM  
UK - Amazon Prime Lightning Deals - K-3
Posted By shhh
Replies: 9
Views: 1,466
469, from what I can see its eligible for the Pentax 75 cash back.
Forum: Sold Items 07-04-2015, 02:54 AM  
For Sale - Sold: Pentax DA 70mm f/2.4 ltd silver
Posted By shhh
Replies: 30
Views: 4,171
Any price bumps? Or are you open to offers?
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 06-12-2015, 03:28 AM  
HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 70-200mm F2.8 at 5th February?
Posted By shhh
Replies: 1,414
Views: 185,454
Quite agree, some fab products, just no idea about marketing..

The phrase that springs to mind

all the gear, but no idea...
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 06-02-2015, 07:19 AM  
Unveiling of the Full Frame Prototype
Posted By shhh
Replies: 912
Views: 133,070
Do we have a date yet, on when this will be leaked/ announced yet.
Forum: Sold Items 05-24-2015, 07:00 PM  
For Sale - Sold: Fuji XF1 Bundle
Posted By shhh
Replies: 3
Views: 1,106
What condition is the lens in, as am aware they are a little delicate.
Forum: Welcomes and Introductions 05-04-2015, 12:29 PM  
Hello from London!
Posted By shhh
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Hi, another k30 UK owner here, my first DSLR too. Its a crack in little camera and just feels so right in the hand. Get yourself down to SRS in Watford and have a look at all the old lenses that can fit your new camera.
Forum: Photographic Industry and Professionals 05-02-2015, 04:49 PM  
Lack of Pentax "Prescence" in UK
Posted By shhh
Replies: 25
Views: 2,753
I think Pentax desperately need to up there marketing. Zero marketing will lead to zero new customers, no matter how good the product.
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 04-25-2015, 01:05 PM  
sharpest affordable mid range telephoto
Posted By shhh
Replies: 22
Views: 2,265
Thanks guys, I've settled on an a1 condition siggy apo. If its not quite what I'm after then at the price I've paid I can sell it on.
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 04-25-2015, 01:03 PM  
SMC-F 35-70mm
Posted By shhh
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
I really like my bargain f35-70. Bang for buck its a stellar little lens. Nice range for general use and fairly sharp for the cost these are going for.
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 04-24-2015, 06:27 PM  
sharpest affordable mid range telephoto
Posted By shhh
Replies: 22
Views: 2,265
Looking to buy an affordable long reach telephoto, and wondering which is sharpest in the 150-270 range out of the following.

Tamron 70-300
Sigma 70-300 apo
Pentax 55-300 dal

Max budget is circa 100.

After it really for longer reach than my current 50-200 for shooting pics of my dogs running. Finding the 50-200 poor in terms if IQ.

Thanks
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 04-18-2015, 11:39 AM  
K-3II to be announced soon
Posted By shhh
Replies: 802
Views: 85,692
I think the idea of calling the new ff model "pro 1" is actually quite a good idea, much better than some meaningless no.
Forum: Welcomes and Introductions 04-10-2015, 10:55 AM  
Hello From Basingstoke!
Posted By shhh
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Hi from Nottingham. I think the build of Pentax SLRs tends to be better than Nikon. But then tbh the AF is probably not quite on the same level. There's some very good deals on the k5iis and the k50 ATM. Both of which would be a big step up from your Fuji bridge, and give you some pennies left for a couple of lenses.

Or you could opt for the ks2 which is a closer fit to the d5300. Pentax cameras also have two control wheels so you can easily control both aperture and shutter speed. The d5000 series only has one wheel so you'd get more control with the pentax bodies
Forum: Pentax K-S1 & K-S2 04-10-2015, 03:21 AM  
ePhotozine K-S2 review, 5 stars
Posted By shhh
Replies: 2
Views: 1,734
Not up to the pf review standard, lacking in any real assesment really a repeat of the spec sheet. BTW I'd hardly call it unbiased when its written by the mod of the UK Pentax forum.
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 04-10-2015, 02:50 AM  
HD PENTAX-D FA ★ 70-200mm F2.8 at 5th February?
Posted By shhh
Replies: 1,414
Views: 185,454
By saying some pentaxians may but disappointed, are we talking new body with no k mount maybe mirrorless?
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 02-27-2015, 09:25 AM  
Ricoh full booth in England's Photo Show
Posted By shhh
Replies: 18
Views: 4,454
I know, its very tempting to go for the chance to try out some of the new stuff.
Forum: Welcomes and Introductions 02-12-2015, 03:39 PM  
Hi from Leicester
Posted By shhh
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Hi from Nottingham, glad to hear your enjoying your k3. You could get hold of an 18-55 wr quite cheap from the pu site or fleabay and get out and enjoy the spring. Bradgate should be nice and quiet at the moment for some landscapes.
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 02-06-2015, 03:03 AM  
K-S2 is Coming
Posted By shhh
Replies: 855
Views: 104,263
Looking at that display, if its a legit screenshot it looks like only an 11 point AF system.
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 02-06-2015, 02:53 AM  
CP+ Pentax Interview - Question Suggestions
Posted By shhh
Replies: 188
Views: 18,106
Do you have any plans to introduce your new FF sensor into a fixed lens body. (i.e. updated GR?)
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 02-05-2015, 03:46 PM  
new GR? wow!
Posted By shhh
Replies: 65
Views: 20,716
A new updated gr could potentially rock. If it has better AF, touchscreen focus and WiFi. Could be really interesting.
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 02-04-2015, 09:49 AM  
Ricoh Digital camers sales per Region
Posted By shhh
Replies: 51
Views: 6,185
Whatever is announced, and no matter how much of an improvement. DPR will still slag off Pentax till the cows come home, or until Pentax drop of a wheelbarrow of dollars at there office.

Just hope the other press are a bit more balanced and fairer with their coverage.
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 02-03-2015, 06:27 AM  
FF GR is very much possible.
Posted By shhh
Replies: 90
Views: 15,689
Just maybe?, Ricoh would consider a FF GR too help spread the cost of the FF sensor over a couple of bodies.

Would be interesting to compare this to something like the Sony RX1, the Sigma dp's or even the Fuji X100T.

Though I reckon the cost would be pretty eyewatering.
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 02-02-2015, 09:46 AM  
CP+ Countdown
Posted By shhh
Replies: 767
Views: 96,927
tbh, for my needs in the next couple of years the midrange new camera looks fine. But for the health of Pentax as a brand I'd like to see them be more of a presence in the market, though then I guess that would push used lens prices up too.

Damn!!
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