Go ahead and feed your photography obsession with the PENTAX K-5. For you, capturing that great shot isn't a casual interest. It's a part of your life. One spectacular image after another. This camera is the perfect piece of equipment to help you get your photo fix. With the compact, rugged K-5, the world is truly your studio.
16.3 megapixel CMOS sensor High resolution 16.3 megapixel CMOS sensor with integrated AD conversion circuitry captures outstanding image detail with pixels to spare.
80-51200 ISOText High sensitivity 80-51200 ISO range with improved noise performance throughout, including ISO-specific noise reduction.
7 FPS Speedy 7 FPS framerate captures fast action shots in demanding situations.
11 point SAFOX IX+ autofocus system Highly responsive and accurate 11 point SAFOX IX+ autofocus system features a dedicated AF assist lamp and light wavelength sensor for improved focus speed and reliability.
1080p HD video Capture widescreen HD video with stunning detail at full 1080p resolution and 25 FPS, including sound via a built-in or external 3.5mm stereo microphone jack.
3 inch LCD Large 3 inch LCD with 921,000 dots of resolution for responsive Live View and detailed image/video review.
Fully Weather Sealed Fully weather sealed and coldproof design resists water, fog, snow, sand, dust, and more, for top performance in extreme field conditions as well as in the studio.
Super rad review for an "underdog" brand. Most people swear by Canon and Nikon. But this Pentax model has turned the table through so many outstanding features that those mainstream brands could not compete. DPReview gave this model high marks for the features in comparison with other brands/models in the same class.
To those who don't need motion picture as main purpose (why would you rely heavily on a dSLR, which is made for still photography in the first place?, for cinematography?) this SEMI-PRO PENTAX K-5 or K-5 IIS is the BEST BANG FOR THE BUCK. According to dpreview.com, this camera is the top dog for semi-pro photography, at least for 2012.
posted: Jun. 20, 2013 @ 2:17a
Pentax makes great cameras. Highly recommend. Tons of great reviews online that place this camera well ahead of many others.
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