1st timer with Pentax...


rashdown_online

Link Posted 03/06/2012 - 07:42
Hello all.

Thought I'd say hello. Just got my 1st Pentax system after a flurry with Nikon (D50) and Canon (7D) and nothing at all! I was going to get the K-7 instead of the 7D but got blind-sided with a very good price on 7D; so got it. But was never really happy using it (it's a great piece of kit; don't get me wrong!). I played around with some "L", Leica and Zeiss glass which was really great but still didn't feel right.

So off-loaded it all and have now found myself with a K-5, 1.9/43Ltd and a MZ-3 and feel a lot happier. I got the Ltd and MZ-3 together for a very good price thank you very much and couldn't resist! At least the daughter will have proof that film existed once upon a time !!!

So that's me. Just need to do some lens calibration (1.9/43 is back-focusing) and then get some more glass - gonna stick with primes for now me thinks.

Cheers for now.
Share what you know; learn what you don't
K-5; 1.9/43Ltd; MZ-3; more to come when I find out what I want/need!?!

paulgee20

Link Posted 03/06/2012 - 10:26
Hi Rash

Welcome to the forum
K5's (2)both gripped, K10d gripped, Pentax 28-90 f3.5, Sigma 18-250mm, Sigma 150-500mm. Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro, Sigma 10-20 f.4-5.6.EX DC, Hoya 135 f2.8, Take on 28mm f2.8 Pentax AF360 flash, 2 fill in slaves. 30 metre remote release, Rt angle viewfinder, Giotto NOT 3261B Tripod with Manfrotto 808Rd4 ball head, Manfroto 4861RC2 monopoly, shoulder stock, various filters etc, Panasonic SET HBS HD Video cam, Tamrac Explorer 8x backpack and a sore back.....
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Photography is an index for measuring futility and pride.......

Paul

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davidstorm

Link Posted 03/06/2012 - 12:02
Hi Roland, a warm welcome to the forum and the site in general. I hope you enjoy pentax as much as I do!

Best wishes
David
Flickr

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Some cameras, some lenses, some bits 'n' bobs

bugman1248

Link Posted 03/06/2012 - 13:45
Hello and welcome
Pentax K5,Sigma 10-20 f3.5,Sigma 17-70 f2.8/4, Sigma 70-200 f2.8

Stuey

Link Posted 03/06/2012 - 14:13
Hello and welcome
K10D, K5 plus plenty of clueless enthusiasm.

My Flickr site link
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