To me it is. My Pentax lenses won't work on the NikonThe K-5 is a nice camera but is it worth $300 more than the D7000.
I don't think the Canadian MSRP will reflect street prices, especially considering the d300s is available for less at the moment. Nevertheless the build of the K5 is more comparable to the d300 than the d7000. Fully sealed with a full magnesium alloy body and steel frame - the d7000 is magnesium alloy only for the back and top plate, the rest is plastic.The K-5 is a nice camera but is it worth $300 more than the D7000.