A&P Pentax K10D VS ?

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  1. IAMHERENOWv0.0

    IAMHERENOWv0.0 New Member

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    What do guys guys / gals think of the Pentax K10D as compared to anything else on the market in the same range?

    I am hunting for a great DSLR right now, and so far I like the way the body feels in my hand, and the price. My current camera is a point and shoot sony DSC-H5..

    Opinions?

    Suggestions?
     
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    19Godfather86 New Member

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    Have you held/used the Nikon/Canon/Sony competition?
     
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    I've read it's really good on features

    but IMO it will never be like a nikon/canon, you won'T have as many lenses choices, etc.
     
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    The K10D offers some really innovative features on their camera (like, more cross-type autofocus points than anything in its price range, and THAT makes a difference), and Pentax has some pretty sweet lenses that they offer (pancake lenses, anyone?). I mean, seriously, for the price, it's hard not to consider.
     
  5. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    I love the feel of teh pentax, but there is definately no lens collection compared to the big boys. Plus the used market is non existant for pentax.
     
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    Ignorant post of the century :ugh:
     
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    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    no trust me i have looked. I wanted to buy the k10d so bad, but anything past primes and your SOL. and do me a favor try to find the 200* 2.8 prime for pentax, and when you do it will be 1500-2000. Hell attempting to find a FA 50 1.4 was hard enough. Pentax simply isn't making enough lenses. Sure i love their LTD primes. 21, 43, 77. but after that you have a long way to go.
     
  8. jared_IRL

    jared_IRL OT Supporter

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    I was going to buy the Pentax in place of my Nikon d80.

    But they pushed the pentax release date back, and I didn't want to wait to try the pentax when I already knew the d80 was a solid camera.

    I haven't looked back. The d80 is fucking amazing. I love mine.

    But if I was shopping now, I'd definitly be sitting down with the pentax and d80, and probably decide based on ergonomics and how it feels to hold it.

    They're both going to take awesome pics.
     

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