K5 High ISO very strong banding - any other experiences?

Started Nov 11, 2012 | Discussions thread
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
J Posthuma
Contributing MemberPosts: 603Gear list
Like?
K5 High ISO very strong banding - any other experiences?
Nov 11, 2012

See both pictures.

I was working with DA*300mm and hence wanted short exposure time so worked in TAv mode. As there was little amount of light, ISO went all the way up.

I have got banding on a lot of pictures but not all, mostly banding at the top of the frame - having no colour - and one time serious colour banding at the bottom of the frame.

I feel it might be connected with shooting a lot of pictures in a short while. I sometimes had to wait for being able to view the pictures on the camera's LCD screen.

Haven't seen this before with our K5.

I searched the forum but did not see anything like this.

Any suggestions / opinions would be very welcome.

A greyish banding close to the top of the frame

Strong coloured banding at the bottom

-- hide signature --

Kind Regards / Met vriendelijke groet,
Jetze

 J Posthuma's gear list:J Posthuma's gear list
Pentax K20D Pentax smc DA* 16-50mm F2.8 ED AL (IF) SDM Pentax smc DA* 50-135mm F2.8 ED (IF) SDM
Pentax K-5
If you believe there are incorrect tags, please send us this post using our feedback form.
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow