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Old Apr 30, 2010, 3:14 PM   #11
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The K-7 with the 18-55 WR and the 55-200 WR total about $1,230. That's not bad for what the OP wants to do.
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Old Apr 30, 2010, 3:15 PM   #12
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Yeah, the 200 would work, but no macro.
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Old Apr 30, 2010, 3:39 PM   #13
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The Pentax K-7 is very intriguing. From the review on here it seems to be the perfect fit for my uses. The pricing is great too, as well as it being weather resistant. Does anyone here have any experience with the K-7 that could offer any further insight?

Thanks so much for your time by the way, it is GREATLY appreciated.

Don't have experience, but I spent about three months doing a lot of research on which camera to buy. I purchased the K-7 and I waiting for it to arrive. It is weather-resistant, and I need that where I live.

All the best in finding the right camera. Folks in the Pentax forum, as mentioned, can be of help... many have a K7.

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Old Apr 30, 2010, 6:18 PM   #14
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Yeah, the 200 would work, but no macro.
Yeah, but from what the OP says, I think he'll need more than one of those anyway. And that would always put a dent in his budget.
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Yup, with his shooting needs, he will need 3 lens as WR is important.
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I meant more than one macro lens.
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This has been a terrific help. I am currently being helped out by the kind folks in the Pentax Forum. I think that with weather resistance being a significant concern, I am leaning heavily towards the K-7. I can't thank you enough for your help and guidance and will be sure to come back and to refer my friends who have questions to this site.
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I'm pleased that you've found answers to your questions. The people in the Pentax Forum are all very helpful.
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