mikeSF

mikeSF

Lives in United States CA, United States
Joined on Jan 5, 2010

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  • There is a very active Pentax community at pentaxforums. Don't worry, your questions there will never go unanswered. Good luck with your decision and do let us know how it goes! Mike
  • it's a good review, thanks for sharing. I cannot do it now, but a 645Z is definitely on my wish list! Sounds like Matt G might be making room for one in his bag.
  • Commented on Pentax 645 series challenge

    sorry, ignore that - i figured it out

  • Submitted a challenge entry The Gold Coast_by Mike Oria
    Lights from the Bay Bridge sparkle in gold along the beach as the blue beacon atop the majestic Transamerica Tower shines proudly over San Francisco. That is the Embarcadero Center paying its annual tribute to PG&E with a spectacular outline of white holiday lights.

 This is a single frame, single exposure, cropped a bit. Lens is an 80's-era Pentax 120 Macro on the 645D. f/14-ish, I think.
    Placed 1st in the challenge. Lights from the Bay Bridge sparkle in gold along the beach as the blue beacon atop the majestic Transamerica Tower shines proudly over San Francisco. That is the Embarcadero Center paying its annual tribute to PG&E with a spectacular outline of white holiday lights. This is a single frame, single exposure, cropped a bit. Lens is an 80's-era Pentax 120 Macro on the 645D. f/14-ish, I think.
  • Commented on Pentax 645 series challenge

    I'll throw one up.

    The Gold Coast
    [img]http://mikeoria.zenfolio.com/img/s1/v46/p914027974-5.jpg[/img]
    645D & A120 Macro
    it may view better on flickr:...

  • Commented on Pentax 645 series challenge

    I'll throw one up.

    The Gold Coast
    http://mikeoria.zenfolio.com/img/s1/v46/p914027974-5.jpg
    [img]http://mikeoria.zenfolio.com/img/s1/v46/p914027974-5.jpg[/img]
    645D & A120 Macro
    it may view better...

  • Commented on Pentax 645 series challenge

    beautiful portrait, Ron!

  • agreed, the blown out sky needs attention. If not recoverable in your RAW file, maybe crop some of it out. In the future, you might look into a couple of ND grad filters for use in the field, or ...
  • the way you have worded this discussion sounds a little provocative on your part - can you post a link? I only say that because I visit the Pentax discussion groups and there seems to be a much ...
  • Hi. I've been using the 645D for about a year now and am more than thrilled with the level of detail in my prints, as well as skin tone colors. It is ideal for landscape and studio/outdoor ...
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