K-30 + 18-135 high ISO pictures at the circus

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K-30 + 18-135 high ISO pictures at the circus
Oct 9, 2013

Last week I decided to order the Pentax 18-135mm lens. Despite the mixed reviews I really wanted a versatile weather proof zoom lens.

Yesterday I visited a local circus with my 2 daughters and some friends. At first I was struggling with this rather slow lens at this very challenging lighting conditions. I decided mostly to go for TAV f/5.6 1/200 mode with a maximum ISO of 3200. The results were pleasing enough for me to show over here. All are JPEGS with some cropping and alignments:

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Nikon Coolpix A Fujifilm X30 Fujifilm X-E1 Fujifilm X-M1 Fujifilm XF 18mm F2 R +6 more
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