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    K5 Adelaide

    Can anyone recommend a store in Adelaide I have finally decided to bite the bullet and by a new K5 with the new wr 18-135 lens, or do I go the net route plus will the price drop further with the dollar being so strong.
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    I got mine via Photographic Wholesalers on Hutt street.
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    I ordered online from Digital Direct. It had a small stain on the sensor, so I swapped it for a new one, but only after I took 15,000 shots. I am happy with Digital Direct and CR Kennedy when I have a problem. Personally I would prefer the 17 - 70 - F4 I think it is a long term keeper. reports of the 17 -135 are not in the same ball park.

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    The sensor stain problem was for the first batch and were/are replaced under warranty. (Check the unit when you get it - but it should be ok)

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    Let us know how it goes. I am keen to see some low light pics from this sensor.

    I am tempted to go K5 after a miserable day at O'Reillys (Lamington NP) with the K7 @ ISO3200 during bushwalking (in the rain). By all accounts I have read the K5 should be much better, high noise on the K7 is a real nuisance.

    Kym, you have any thoughts?
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    Thanks Kim

    Quite exceptional.

    Was that RAW processed, or camera JPEG with the onboard NR?

    Hmm - desire outstrips cash,... off to sell other kidney (cause I ain't selling the K7, I still haven't gotten rid of the Ds yet, will make a nice IR camera... one day).

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisg View Post
    Let us know how it goes. I am keen to see some low light pics from this sensor.

    I am tempted to go K5 after a miserable day at O'Reillys (Lamington NP) with the K7 @ ISO3200 during bushwalking (in the rain). By all accounts I have read the K5 should be much better, high noise on the K7 is a real nuisance.

    Kym, you have any thoughts?
    To add to Kym's post, here is one of mine in a rainforest in the rain from the K5 (1/125th, f8, ISO 16000). Shot in RAW (DNG) with no post processing except to resize:

    _ASM6001r1000.jpg
    Adrian M[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]

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