Discussion in 'Photography Beginners' Forum' started by radioman, May 2, 2009.
Do you guys think this is a good camera for a beginner?
If that beginner is a pimp.
Instead of the shutter noise, every time you push the button it goes 'BLING'.
Joking aside, the Pentax LX is a brilliant camera. In its time it was aimed at professionnal photographers and is often considered to be the first weather-sealed SLR. It is very robust and will take some wonderful K-mount lenses. As for the gold plated version, it is just a matter of taste; I personally find it shockingly ugly. Most are owned by collectors and have never been used. Find a good (black or chrome) one, get it CLA'ed and it should last for years.
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