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Good: Great low-light photos, intuitive controls, super fast
Bad: Video quality is not great (indoors)
Comment: I bought this camera as an upgrade to my TZ-20 compact and so far (a week) I have been delighted with it. It is really easy to get up and shooting with it, but I feel that there are hidden depths to it that I might never reach.
Its low-light performance is astonishing and its colours are bright and vibrant, without being over-the-top.
There are a large number of reasonably priced lens available for Pentax cameras, due to the in-built IS, so getting a few extra lenses shouldn't break the bank (unlike with a Canon or Nikon).
I did a good bit of (online) research before opting for the K-r and I feel (hope) that I have made the right choice.
Good: Very fast, light, small enough, good price range, good battery life, easy to find lenses, good image quality, good low light capabilities
Bad: bad video quality
Comment: good choice for beginners in DSLR world
Good: Great view screen!
Comment: Just got this for only Â£429 on Amazon!
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