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K50 Repair - Trustworthy Quote

That's a good point actually, do you have any comeback via the seller on this? In New Zealand, we have a consumer guarantees act that covers the buyer for a 'reasonable time' after purchase. Th...

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30/05/2017 - 02:11
Eyes Macro

I am not certain who deserves the most praise - you for your tenacity or your wife for her patience.

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30/05/2017 - 01:11
Some Recents....

The House Marten (?) is super. You clicked at exactly the right moment

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30/05/2017 - 01:01
Shooting Black & White

He wants to know for the K5, not the K5 ii. Slightly different: Press right (3 O'clock) button on 4 way controller. You get a colour wheel (right) column of sliders (left) and a strange looking ic...

In the General Photographic Chat forum. | Last Topic Post
30/05/2017 - 00:58
A Bunch with the D FA 28-105

The detail is superb Nigel. I especially like the lillies, the closed one best of all. I like the studio table set up, have you thought about patenting it?I've just noticed the studio table. Can...

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30/05/2017 - 00:40
A "kicker" for a Cocker

Thanks Nigel. Yes he seems to have aquired the Bonnie Tyler look in this one ! I did try and damp the highlight a bit in PP with Silkypix but couldnt adjust it satisfactorily. It didnt show as b...

In the Your Photos forum. | Last Topic Post
29/05/2017 - 23:12
Bluebells at Llanystumdwy

Nice.... #4 is especially nice. I think that it's a good year for bluebells. dave k

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29/05/2017 - 23:01
File transfer: USB cable or remove SD card?

SD card reader, built in on the laptop. Just seems easier, somehow.

In the General Digital Photography chat forum. | Last Topic Post
29/05/2017 - 22:59
How many of you have a second body?

I keep 2 bodies so that in the event of problems with one body, I have a backup. I have operated a "one in" "one out" policy with cameras, *istD+K10, K10 +K20, K20+K5, K5+K3 and now K3+K1. The...

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29/05/2017 - 22:47
Game changers

Well for me it my exploration of flash lighting that I have been doing this year. My purchase of Cactus v6II radio triggers and extra flash units has opened my eyes to a chapter of photography I ha...

In the General Digital Photography chat forum. | Last Topic Post
29/05/2017 - 19:42
Weekly Competition "Out of Focus"

Heads up on this weeks competition I've just set. I'd be delighted if you give it a go and give me a tough job of judging next Monday. link[/link]https://www.pentaxuser.com/competitions/out-of-...

In the Competitions forum. | Last Topic Post
29/05/2017 - 19:01
Various PENTAX Kit for sale

Pentax K-S2 camera + 18-135 f3.5/5.6 ED AL [IF] DC WR boxed kit NOW SOLD Pentax HD-DA 1.4x rear converter AW NOW SOLD

In the Classified Adverts forum. | Last Topic Post
29/05/2017 - 17:16
K10D Jumpstart DVD?

Hi Is anyone ble to help me locate one of these please? Ta Nick

In the Pentax Digital SLRs forum. | Last Topic Post
29/05/2017 - 17:15
FS: K-3 II + lenses

DA* 300 sold.

In the Classified Adverts forum. | Last Topic Post
29/05/2017 - 16:28
3 Lenses for sale, Perth northern suburbs

Pentax 18-135mm DA f3.5-5.6 AL IF DC WR $250 In excellent condition in original box, includes a UV filter. A great walk-around lens with rock solid build quality and great image quality. Tamron...

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29/05/2017 - 14:02
Volleyball Reportage Photos (Pentax K-S2 and some lenses)

Thanks for comments and views. I used different values for aperture, shutter speed and iso, but most of the photos are with AFC focusing mode, back button focus, a shutter speed of 1/1000 - 1 / 15...

In the Your Photos forum. | Last Topic Post
29/05/2017 - 11:32
Pentax on Dr Who?

A lot of Canon lenses do not come supplied with a lens hood, so that may not be too surprising.

In the Pentax Digital SLRs forum. | Last Topic Post
29/05/2017 - 09:30
Camera screen shades to a purple colour and I can't see what I want to photograph.

If the images have recorded properly it sounds like a fault with the monitor. You could try resetting the camera to the factory defaults, just in case some special effect has been accidentally turn...

In the Just Joined? forum. | Last Topic Post
29/05/2017 - 02:58
What settings do you think this photographer used?

Yeah, looks like multiple photos to me too. You can tell by the length of some of the trails that one exposure had to be several seconds (I'd guess 5s). The second exposure was much shorter (1/15s?...

In the General Photographic Chat forum. | Last Topic Post
29/05/2017 - 02:57
Lovely Day

Thanks, folks. The sea really was that colour, Magdalena, and I have put in an order for the weather, Neil. Regards, Mike

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28/05/2017 - 22:32
Garden Macros

I can empathise with you Derek on the 'Home Improvements' front. I seem to have done little else for the past 2 years, converted the entire cellar areas of our Victorian house into a music room, b...

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28/05/2017 - 22:21
BTCC Oulton Park 2017

Nice captures! Can't guess which camera lens combination was used for which shot though :(. Anyone?An easy way to find out is to install Mozilla Firefox as a extra browser and use that. Go to add-o...

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28/05/2017 - 20:46
Ripley's turn tonight as my model.

Peter, I'm sure that will divide opinion ....i prefer the tighter frame around the face, but I can also see the strength in the longer shape. I think if that original one was to work even better, i...

In the Your Photos forum. | Last Topic Post
28/05/2017 - 18:03
JAK-10524
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Digital Camera Utility 5

Pleased you've sorted it. I'm happy to remain on Windows7 !

In the Troubleshooter forum. | Last Topic Post
28/05/2017 - 13:34
Tair 3a 300mm f/4.5 soviet rocket launcher shoots bus stops

I had a look at an old Soligor 400mm lens here: https://www.ephotozine.com/article/soligor-400mm-f-6-3-t2-classic-lens-review-30942

In the Lenses for Pentax Cameras forum. | Last Topic Post
28/05/2017 - 09:41
FS. Tamron 17-50 2.8

Price drop 125 posted + will add hoya ndx 400 filter

In the Classified Adverts forum. | Last Topic Post
28/05/2017 - 08:49
SSD. Worthwhile?

I find everything more zippy, noticeably so. Number crunching still requires the CPU though, and programs still need RAM for breathing space. Put another way though, I wouldn't buy a new comput...

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28/05/2017 - 02:01
Continuous shooting with a K3-ii

The bees were having a good laugh about it. It frightened the pants off me however! The menu items relate to the AF functions and to more formal interval shooting. It basically says, for continuou...

In the Pentax Digital SLRs forum. | Last Topic Post
28/05/2017 - 01:16