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    Fun with images taken with the Pentax K1

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    A thread for images from the Pentax K1 only, taken with any make of lens

    Here are two taken today with the Pentax 100mm Macro:





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    Re: Fun with images taken with the Pentax K1

    Two more from this morning



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    Impressive ! (at least with the caveat of" on the Internet ").
    I'd value your thoughts and real world experiences thus far please Quentin now the clearly better and less quality inhibiting /liberatting glass your last few images have displayed are mounted.
    Also, lovely,just charmingly lovely ,skillfull and understated quality images! (no surprise really ,your Sigma images display the same photography traits. Not flannel ,just an observation ).
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    Quentin, very nice pictures indeed!
    Still the PENTAX 100MM F/2,8 SMC-DFA macro in the last two, I guess?
    Still I wonder how much pp you are using? (still remember your skills)
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    Re: Fun with images taken with the Pentax K1

    Quote Originally Posted by Thorkil View Post
    Quentin, very nice pictures indeed!
    Still the PENTAX 100MM F/2,8 SMC-DFA macro in the last two, I guess?
    Still I wonder how much pp you are using? (still remember your skills)
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    Hi Thorkil and Malcolm

    Thanks for the kind comments.

    All with the Pentax 100mm F/2.8 macro. Excellent, small, lens.

    I'm impressed with the camera and lens. I've been liberated! Or at least it feels that way. Like the Sigma Merrills, there is something about the K1, some indefinable quality I remember from August 2012 that has reappeared with the KI that I can't explain. The Sony A7RII is a good camera tecnically, but the KI has soul. I was bored with the Sonys, but enthused by the K1. Menus make sense, image quaity is organic, Multi shot is excellent (I also have a Hassy H5D200MS so I know what i'm talking about). Minimal post processing.

    100mm F/2.8 sounds like a drill, but works a treat
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    Re: Fun with images taken with the Pentax K1

    Wonderful series. I'm a bit jealous, not only over the K-1, but also that, judging from the garden shots, your climate is considerably more benign than mine.
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    Re: Fun with images taken with the Pentax K1

    Thanks for sharing your images and comments, look forward to seeing/reading more from you and other contributors regarding the K1. It is on my wish list for now, just need to see how it shakes out.

    What software are you using to post process your images?

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    Re: Fun with images taken with the Pentax K1

    Excellent photos, Quentin, and that lens looks fantastic. Maybe selling my D810 a while ago wasn't such a bad thing

    Is this the lens?

    Pentax smc Pentax-D FA 100mm f/2.8 WR Macro Lens 21910 B&H Photo
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    Quote Originally Posted by Quentin_Bargate View Post
    Hi Thorkil and Malcolm

    Thanks for the kind comments.

    All with the Pentax 100mm F/2.8 macro. Excellent, small, lens.

    I'm impressed with the camera and lens. I've been liberated! Or at least it feels that way. Like the Sigma Merrills, there is something about the K1, some indefinable quality I remember from August 2012 that has reappeared with the KI that I can't explain. The Sony A7RII is a good camera tecnically, but the KI has soul. I was bored with the Sonys, but enthused by the K1. Menus make sense, image quaity is organic, Multi shot is excellent (I also have a Hassy H5D200MS so I know what i'm talking about). Minimal post processing.

    100mm F/2.8 sounds like a drill, but works a treat
    Hi Quentin. I did not suppose that you would write these nice and tempting words! Now I have to reconsider. I was about turning towards Fuji X-Pro2 or X-T2 (size, soul, quality). Yes, the camera you pick up when you walk out the door will have to be one that gives you a nice and friendly attraction, calling, and encouraging/inspiration for more pictures. And for my part I would like to use it both for work (where stabilization and high iso-capacity will be an important bonus) and joy (but its a heavy system!..GR will then be calling too). Perhaps just the 15-30/2.8 (even though its the same price as the K-1 body!!) and just the 100/2.8 WR (actually very very cheap) then.
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    PS Quentin, I suppose all the pictures were in Pixel shift, or..?
    If so, how are you satiesfied with normal mode?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thorkil View Post
    PS Quentin, I suppose all the pictures were in Pixel shift, or..?
    If so, how are you satiesfied with normal mode?
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    Single shot. Pixel shift is great but I don't use it for moving subjects.
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    Re: Fun with images taken with the Pentax K1

    Hi Quentin,

    Very nice photos . Are they taken with camera handheld or on tripod?

    Thanks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wstam View Post
    Hi Quentin,

    Very nice photos . Are they taken with camera handheld or on tripod?

    Thanks.
    Hi there

    They were all handheld.
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    Lovely images, Quentin - thanks for sharing!

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    Re: Fun with images taken with the Pentax K1

    With the Pentax 24-70 F/2.8



    Meadow, with the Pentax 100mm Macro



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    Re: Fun with images taken with the Pentax K1

    The Tamarisk tree, detail: Pentax DFA Macro F/2.8. @ F3.5, Pentax K1

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    Re: Fun with images taken with the Pentax K1

    Quote Originally Posted by Quentin_Bargate View Post
    The Tamarisk tree, detail: Pentax DFA Macro F/2.8. @ F3.5, Pentax K1
    Quentin, I guess it was the 100? (very nice picture indeed)

    To all: The other day at the dealer I was holding the sister to the Pentax 15-30, the Tamron 15-30mm, which was a disaster of bulk to me. I won't walk along with that, even at work, never. Its even bulkier than the Nikkor 14-24, and it was a sufficient challenge itself.
    Any suggestions of sharp wide primes with AF then (or perhaps manual focus will be ok, as long it's in the wide region) and sharp middle primes AF would be very helpfull!
    The 100/2.8 would be sufficient tele for me.
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    Re: Fun with images taken with the Pentax K1

    Quote Originally Posted by Thorkil View Post
    Quentin, I guess it was the 100? (very nice picture indeed)

    To all: The other day at the dealer I was holding the sister to the Pentax 15-30, the Tamron 15-30mm, which was a disaster of bulk to me. I won't walk along with that, even at work, never. Its even bulkier than the Nikkor 14-24, and it was a sufficient challenge itself.
    Any suggestions of sharp wide primes with AF then (or perhaps manual focus will be ok, as long it's in the wide region) and sharp middle primes AF would be very helpfull!
    The 100/2.8 would be sufficient tele for me.
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    Hello Thorkil,

    The 14mm Samyang seems to perform great on the K-1. Not a real small lens but a lot smaller then the 15-30. It needs to be corrected for distortion though. (one click)

    Here is a big example from Pinholecam on flickr.
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/293292...22334/sizes/o/
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    Quote Originally Posted by Michiel Schierbeek View Post
    Hello Thorkil,

    The 14mm Samyang seems to perform great on the K-1. Not a real small lens but a lot smaller then the 15-30. It needs to be corrected for distortion though. (one click)

    Here is a big example from Pinholecam on flickr.
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/293292...22334/sizes/o/
    Hello Michiel!
    Yes that is looking outstanding!! (even using the pixel-shift I guess), you can almost read the smal letters on the parking sign down in the right corner! When using C1 9.1.2, it seems like you just use the distortion-slider in the lens correction (I hope that would be sufficient)
    That I will consider.
    Pinhole also uses a M20/4 that seems rather sharp too, which is unavailable now, and used, didn't seemed easy to get.
    Then there might be some of the other sharp lenses but I don't know how they would behave on fullframe. There are the
    Pen 21/3.2 AL limited, which is sharp stopped down to 5.6 or best at 8 ephotozine claim.
    Pen 35/2.8 DFA should be sharp too.
    and then I would jump up to the Pen 100/2.8
    Will they AF? (apart for the Samyang)
    And the new Pen 28-105/3.5-5.6 could be a cheap solution for all-go non-critical work on houses (while it seems acceptable sharp for the most commen situations)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thorkil View Post
    Hello Michiel!
    Yes that is looking outstanding!! (even using the pixel-shift I guess), you can almost read the smal letters on the parking sign down in the right corner! When using C1 9.1.2, it seems like you just use the distortion-slider in the lens correction (I hope that would be sufficient)
    That I will consider.
    Pinhole also uses a M20/4 that seems rather sharp too, which is unavailable now, and used, didn't seemed easy to get.
    Then there might be some of the other sharp lenses but I don't know how they would behave on fullframe. There are the
    Pen 21/3.2 AL limited, which is sharp stopped down to 5.6 or best at 8 ephotozine claim.
    Pen 35/2.8 DFA should be sharp too.
    and then I would jump up to the Pen 100/2.8
    Will they AF? (apart for the Samyang)
    And the new Pen 28-105/3.5-5.6 could be a cheap solution for all-go non-critical work on houses (while it seems acceptable sharp for the most commen situations)
    Thorkil
    The Pentax 21/3.2 AL Limited is for APC. Don't think the image circle is sufficient.
    I would like to know more about the 28-105, but no serious tests yet.
    All FA lenses will AF but DA lenses are for APC
    Some DA lenses work fine ON FF like the DA 50/1.8

    BTW I bought myself a Voigtlander SL 40mm in PK mount. It seems to be a wonderful sharp lens.
    I tryed the Pentax shift 28/3.5 on my A7r. Image quality looks wortless to me.
    The Pentax-A 28/2 is a wonderfull lens already on the A7r
    These are all non AF lenses.

    Pentax-A 28/2 on A7r
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    Quote Originally Posted by Michiel Schierbeek View Post
    The Pentax 21/3.2 AL Limited is for APC. Don't think the image circle is sufficient.
    I would like to know more about the 28-105, but no serious tests yet.
    All FA lenses will AF but DA lenses are for APC
    Some DA lenses work fine ON FF like the DA 50/1.8

    BTW I bought myself a Voigtlander SL 40mm in PK mount. It seems to be a wonderful sharp lens.
    I tryed the Pentax shift 28/3.5 on my A7r. Image quality looks wortless to me.
    The Pentax-A 28/2 is a wonderfull lens already on the A7r
    These are all non AF lenses.

    Pentax-A 28/2 on A7r
    Thanks Michiel!
    Very nice picture with the A 28/2
    The 28-105 is tested here
    https://www.ephotozine.com/article/h...52#Performance
    and compared with the 24-70
    https://www.ephotozine.com/article/p...49#Performance
    it looks like you get almost the same sharpnes for half the price, les aperture, a bit less quality...but, so perhaps I could start with this, and perhaps the Samyang 15, and let time tell.
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    Guys,

    I purchased the 35mm F/1.4 Sigma, which is very sharp, a little fall off at the corners at F1.4 - F/4, but thereafter excellent. It deserves serious consideration. Don't worry about the microscopic scratch caused by the Sigma that so much hot air has been expended on, its really nothing at all.

    The I went exploring rather like Michiel, because to be frank, I know nothing about Pentax wide angle lenses. The A 28mm F/2 intrigued me but it had mixed reports, but those samples by Michiel look very good.

    Also looked at the 15-30mm Tamron based Pentax, which is huge, but its not in stock anywhere I can see

    A Pentax FA* 85mm F/1.4 is in transit and will arrive next week.
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    Re: Fun with images taken with the Pentax K1

    Quote Originally Posted by Quentin_Bargate View Post
    Guys,

    I purchased the 35mm F/1.4 Sigma, which is very sharp, a little fall off at the corners at F1.4 - F/4, but thereafter excellent. It deserves serious consideration. Don't worry about the microscopic scratch caused by the Sigma that so much hot air has been expended on, its really nothing at all.

    The I went exploring rather like Michiel, because to be frank, I know nothing about Pentax wide angle lenses. The A 28mm F/2 intrigued me but it had mixed reports, but those samples by Michiel look very good.

    Also looked at the 15-30mm Tamron based Pentax, which is huge, but its not in stock anywhere I can see

    A Pentax FA* 85mm F/1.4 is in transit and will arrive next week.
    Same with me, Quentin. Pentax K was practicly the only lensmount I didn't know much about. And it is a bit complicated (not anymore), with all the K, M, -A, FA and DA lenses.
    I bought some more not to expensive legacy lenses to try out.
    _A Zoom 35-135/3.5, -A Zoom 24-50, -a 35/2.8, M 50/1.7, M 100/2.8 mostly based on the lens review on the Pentax forums.
    Wide angles are extremely rare, so you're sort of totally dependable on the new 15-30 or/and the Samyang, which is a good lens. (I have it in E-mount)
    Then we have that new 15/2.4 Irix in PK mount, which looks good designwise but of which I can't find any reviews yet.

    Here are some sample of the Irix lens: https://www.flickr.com/photos/irixle...h/26406684442/
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    Re: Fun with images taken with the Pentax K1

    Quote Originally Posted by Michiel Schierbeek View Post
    Same with me, Quentin. Pentax K was practicly the only lensmount I didn't know much about. And it is a bit complicated (not anymore), with all the K, M, -A, FA and DA lenses.
    I bought some more not to expensive legacy lenses to try out.
    _A Zoom 35-135/3.5, -A Zoom 24-50, -a 35/2.8, M 50/1.7, M 100/2.8 mostly based on the lens review on the Pentax forums.
    Wide angles are extremely rare, so you're sort of totally dependable on the new 15-30 or/and the Samyang, which is a good lens. (I have it in E-mount)
    Then we have that new 15/2.4 Irix in PK mount, which looks good designwise but of which I can't find any reviews yet.

    Here are some sample of the Irix lens: https://www.flickr.com/photos/irixle...h/26406684442/
    Irix talk a good case, but who designs and builds them? We need more info and testing. Price is reasonable and it comes in the Petax K mount.

    Promising concept.
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    Re: Fun with images taken with the Pentax K1

    the Samyang 15, the Sigma 35 Art and the 100/2.8 macro could be a good fixed lens solution to me. Where the 35 Art would do 80% of the job - although don't know if changing lenses hanging out of roof-windows will be my strongest skill...
    have to ask the dealer for a test of the 28-105 when he gets it next week..just as a spare-solution..
    (but I'm stil totally divided between this and the very different solution, the upcoming Fuji X-T2)
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    Re: Fun with images taken with the Pentax K1

    Try pixel shift combined with focus stacking to achieve good results easily competitive with medium format digital.

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    Re: Fun with images taken with the Pentax K1

    stunning Quentin!!!
    But I do have a realistic approch to my own skill
    Still the 100 macro?, or the 35 Art?
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    stunning Quentin!!!
    But I do have a realistic approch to my own skill
    Still the 100 macro?, or the 35 Art?
    thorkil
    Thanks, Thorkil, but it's just patience!

    This was taken with the Pentax 100mm F/2.8 Macro @F/8, natural window light. K1 Pixel shift, 8 shots in total to get the front to back sharpness in the subject.
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    Field.



    Veins.

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    Re: Fun with images taken with the Pentax K1

    Once I move into my new house I will have room for a casual portrait studio and am considering options for a single light, body and lens for such work.
    I was heavily considering Fuji but after seeing some of these samples I am now re-considering the K1.
    While I think the Fuji will accommodate my printing sizes I think the nuance of the IQ here has me lusting after the K1.

    Thoughts on this for portrait work?

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    Re: Fun with images taken with the Pentax K1

    Quote Originally Posted by Tim View Post
    Once I move into my new house I will have room for a casual portrait studio and am considering options for a single light, body and lens for such work.
    I was heavily considering Fuji but after seeing some of these samples I am now re-considering the K1.
    While I think the Fuji will accommodate my printing sizes I think the nuance of the IQ here has me lusting after the K1.

    Thoughts on this for portrait work?
    I'll let you know after my used FA* 85mm F/1.4 arrives this week

    For lighting, I have packed away my Bowens stuff and will instead be working with a 3 flash Cactus set-up. adding additional flash lights, if necessary.
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    With the Pentax 24-70 F/2.8


    Quentin - is that really with a zoom?

    Amazing colours and detail......
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    Quentin - is that really with a zoom?

    Amazing colours and detail......
    It was with the 100mm Macro. You misplaced the quote...

    But the colours with the K1 are good out of the camera.
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    I am waiting for that bloody thing....

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    I am waiting for that bloody thing....
    Good Michiel!...not that you waiting...but that you have been putting you in the position of waiting
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    It was with the 100mm Macro. You misplaced the quote...

    But the colours with the K1 are good out of the camera.
    Do you think that Macro is good for architecture/landscape as well. I mean not using it as a Macro....

    ( They said the box was coming last night and now they say it will be tonight.. w'll see..)

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    Looking forward til you are getting it Michiel (and all the lovely picture that might be on their way then..).
    I might have turned into a coward, and my excuse might be that I presume that I’m not in that good shape that you are, and life do have a strange and ongoing habit, each day one grow older… and a Fuji X-T2 wil be smaller, less weight…but I certainly do have lust for the K-1, I must admit..
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    Looking forward til you are getting it Michiel (and all the lovely picture that might be on their way then..).
    I might have turned into a coward, and my excuse might be that I presume that I’m not in that good shape that you are, and life do have a strange and ongoing habit, each day one grow older… and a Fuji X-T2 wil be smaller, less weight…but I certainly do have lust for the K-1, I must admit..
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    Our design is not perfect...in deed we grow older.
    I sort of like sturdiness in cameras though. I will probably miss an EVF...

    But Thorkil if you would want to go FF and lightweight why not a Sony? Fuji is nice to of course and they do have a great lens lin up.

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    I am waiting for that bloody thing....
    Body or lens?

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    But Thorkil if you would want to go FF and lightweight why not a Sony? Fuji is nice to of course and they do have a great lens lin up.
    Its very hard for me to explain Michiel, nothing logical, first perhaps that my inner instinct tell me to do opposite that most people do. But I really enjoy what you, Barry, Anna, Utsch and all, are doing! I just have looked once through the viewfinder of an A7 for 10 seconds, a horrible experience. Second I have come back to my original dealer I have known for about 35 years or more, and now I want to be loyal to him, while his so pleasant to talk with, so I want to place my money there and support him, I have decided, and nowhere else, and he don't sell Sonys A7 cameras. Then I heard its not intuitive, the Sony's, and that I'm very sensitive towards. It has to be simple like a Nikon, a GR, a M6 (wont mention my ME while I sold all my Leica gear including the M6 last Friday, a major and awfull decision).
    The viewfinder in the X-Pro2 looked fantastic, although small, with all information’s incl. distance, the X-T2 might be the same.
    But perhaps I should try to take the D700 under the arm with a 20mm and a 85mm, give it a try once more, or two, in the city, to see if I want/could to live with a DSLR (not gona selling that one)...even at holidays (thats the mainproblem) while it must not dominate my holidays, and I do think, while looking at tourists, that the camera most of the time dominate them (when it's the DSLR's), they think of it all the time, like carrying a little fat dog.

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    ...


    but looking at this....over and over again...(actually it's outright outstanding colours)

    Quote Originally Posted by Quentin_Bargate View Post

    ... I keep telling myself over and over again..it's only because Quentin is so amazingly skilled doing gardening...

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    ...


    but looking at this....over and over again...(actually it's outright outstanding colours)




    ... I keep telling myself over and over again..it's only because Quentin is so amazingly skilled doing gardening...

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    So may be I shouldn't look through the viewfinder of a Fuji XT-2.....
    Loyalty to friends is a great good, but your friend may be missing some bussines without Sony.....
    Pentax has outstanding colors, I know from the 645Z. The camera finally arived tonight.
    It is not particulary light and may weight more as a chiwawa
    I am now in the learning buttons stage. There are a lot but for the rest the menu system looks a lot like the 645Z and
    it even uses the same batterys so I could start right away digging ithrough the menu.
    BTW those batterys are great and last for ever, not like Sony's, they are like puppys lurking the plug all the time.

    Well I may be go out for a few evening shots with my good old and first PK mount lens a Revuenon55/1.2
    I have one of the lasts Voigtlander Ultron SL 40mm in PK mount on the way. According to some it seems to be
    sharper as the 43 Limited. It is also very small and looks like a perfect lightweight walk around combo.

    I wish you all the wisdom in your choices......
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    Don't tell my wife I'm getting the credit for the garden...
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    Re: Fun with images taken with the Pentax K1

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    ...


    but looking at this....over and over again...(actually it's outright outstanding colours)




    ... I keep telling myself over and over again..it's only because Quentin is so amazingly skilled doing gardening...

    thorkil
    In addition to his gardening skills, that lens seems to be a super winner, and a real bargain. (Un)fortunately, it's also bang in the middle of the focal lengths I like to work with...
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    Re: Fun with images taken with the Pentax K1

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    So may be I shouldn't look through the viewfinder of a Fuji XT-2.....
    Loyalty to friends is a great good, but your friend may be missing some bussines without Sony.....
    Pentax has outstanding colors, I know from the 645Z. The camera finally arived tonight.
    It is not particulary light and may weight more as a chiwawa
    I am now in the learning buttons stage. There are a lot but for the rest the menu system looks a lot like the 645Z and
    it even uses the same batterys so I could start right away digging ithrough the menu.
    BTW those batterys are great and last for ever, not like Sony's, they are like puppys lurking the plug all the time.

    Well I may be go out for a few evening shots with my good old and first PK mount lens a Revuenon55/1.2
    I have one of the lasts Voigtlander Ultron SL 40mm in PK mount on the way. According to some it seems to be
    sharper as the 43 Limited. It is also very small and looks like a perfect lightweight walk around combo.

    I wish you all the wisdom in your choices......
    Thanks Michiel. Looking forward to your pictures! But its a shame that Pentax is lacking some wide and medium primes for FF, but I guess that they will come.
    My Photofriend tells me thats because of strange marketingpolicy by Sony, at least in Denmark, you can find them in a lot of internet stores, so I guess he cant make a sufficent profit compared to investments.
    I didn't find the K-1 that bulky of size compared to my D700, a bit smaller actually (about 10mm in width and in height, and 85 gram less...just about a dogcollar), and with modest sized primes its somehow could look acceptable. But then the primes…..
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    Re: Fun with images taken with the Pentax K1

    The usual "new camera" weather: grey clouds...

    This is with the Pentax 28/3.5 shift. It works a lot better on the K-1 then on the Sony A7r.
    This is in the blue hour a new gymnasium school building.

    I used pixelshift but don't have installed the Pentax software yet. My new laptop is so advanced it doesn't have a cd player.
    I am going to have look if I can download it from Pentax.

    The moiré has to do with internet downsampling.

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    Re: Fun with images taken with the Pentax K1

    Pentax K-1 with M200/4

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    Re: Fun with images taken with the Pentax K1

    Morning

    This is definitely looking like an interesting camera, lenses bother me a little as I like to shoot fast primes given the chance, have any of you guys shot portraits with it yet? Quentin, would the 100 macro handle head shots ok? I really don't know anything about the Pentax lenses but this is tempting as a backup cam, even more so if high ISO is decent. The only think putting me off at the moment is the lack of a fast 85 or 135 for tighter portrait stuff.

    Have a good weekend.

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    Re: Fun with images taken with the Pentax K1

    Strong and very nice pictures, Michiel. Maybe its the tele ctr. the wide, and the colours, with sort of stronger contrast but weaker colours in the 200, but the Pentax 28 seems stronger in its appearence, and more 3-dimentionel, more "sharpcut" and prominent, on the other side, a more "painted" feeling in the 200.
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