"Shake Reduction" system
11 Point SAFOX VIII autofocus
2.5" LCD screen
Compact design with metal chassis
Digital preview function
This new digital SLR camera combines 6.1 effective megapixels with a host of advanced technologies — including a PENTAX-original Shake Reduction (SR) system — to deliver high-quality digital SLR photography and user-friendly operations to all levels of photographers.
Developed as a popular-class digital SLR camera, the K100D packs an array of advanced, user-friendly features — including a PENTAX-developed Shake Reduction (SR) system, high-precision autofocus and auto sensitivity control — into a compact, well-balanced body to accommodate a wide range of shooting and playback requirements. Its outstanding overall performance makes high-quality digital SLR photography effortless, fun and exciting for all users in all situations — from casual travel snapshots and memorable family pictures to highly specialized applications. All together, the K100D is a versatile all-around performer for all levels of photographers — from current digital-compact users who want to step up to digital SLR photography, to more experienced, discriminating photographers.
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Tim Chilcott New Member
Registered: February 2007 Posts: 15
Review Date: Thu 22, February, 2007
Would you recommend it? Yes |
Total Spent: £600.00| Rating: 10
Easy to use, good price, full functionality, in-body shake reduction
Availability of Lenses
GREAT camera. I was seriously stung on the price, unfortunately, as Jessops are doing it now for £450, which makes it even more of a bargain.
After studying the manual and a bit of practice I'm taking loads of pictures using both tthe basic program functions and increasingly the manual mode. Adjusting exposure and aperture whilst looking through the viewfinder is easy as the controls are put in just the right place and the metering modes cater for different subjects.
The in-body anti-shake system means that non-dedicated lenses can be used and you still have the anti-shake advantage; this can save a fortune on lenses.
The availability of lenses to fit a Pentax camera can be a bit of a problem. Canon and Nikon seem to have such a grip on the market, (don't know why, didn't feel they offered cameras as good as this one), so you will have to be a bit patient and wait for your lens order to come through.
All that remains is for me to become a good enough photographer to exploit this camera fully
Brian Snail New Member
Registered: August 2007 Posts: 9
Review Date: Fri 7, September, 2007
Would you recommend it? Yes |
Total Spent: None indicated| Rating: 0
It is great value now that it can be bought for around 300 UK pounds.