tigershoot

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Link Posted 09/10/2016 - 08:23
The shoot went well. I used my AF540 flash for many of the shots - most of which were indoors with lots of natural light also coming through the windows around two sides of the room. I have found the the K3ii exposure is far more accurate than the K-5 - certainly on my earlier cameras, i.e. the K20 and K5 I always had to add +0.3, whereas on the K3 it's either 0.0 or even -0.3. I forgot to switch on the highlight protection, so I was getting a few blown highlights - hence having to knock it down to -0.3

Half the shots were on the DA35mm which I find is a stunner of a lens for weddings and shots like these. It's so sharp it's brutal and the focus is 100% accurate. For wider shots I went onto the DA16-85.

I do find the shutter button does not quite have the same feel as earlier cameras - it's just not stiff enough. I will get used to it though. The shutter on the K3ii is actually incredibly quiet which is nice.

One thing I need to ask. When on P-TTL is it normal for there to seemingly be a slight delay when I press the shutter button? I have never noticed it before on my K-5.
K3ii, K-x DA16-45, DA18-55WR, DA16-85WR, DA18-135WR, DA35 F2.4, M100mm F4 Macro, M50mm F1.7, DA55-300mm, FA50mm 1.4, AF360 Flash, AF540 Flash
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