dagobah

dagobah

Joined on Oct 6, 2013

dagobah's recent activity

  • Created discussions K-01 loud autofocus motor
    A while back I acquired a white K-01 in very good shape from ebay. It was intended to replace my yellow brick, which has a broken screen (improper packing in the case, a lens banged against it). ...
  • Well, at least dreaming about it is free.

  • Commented on Pentax K-3 Review preview

    Do you typically zoom in and pixel peep, i.e. view the images at 100% magnification on the screen? If so, you are actually viewing at a significantly higher magnification than the K-5 (because it...

  • Commented on Pentax K-3 Review preview

    For people who came here wondering how the K-3 compares to its APS-C competition (Nikon D7100 and Canon 70D), one really important point that you cannot easily gauge on the internet or by looking...

  • Actually, that pic is marked as "Converted with Digital Photo Professional" so I assume it's already been converted from RAW, with highlights/shadows improved as much as possible.

  • Actually, that pic is marked as "Converted with Digital Photo Professional" so I assume it's already been converted from RAW, with highlights/shadows improved as much as possible. Jeff, is that the...

  • Despite being Amazon, the actual seller must not be an official distributor for that price. I'm always afraid to buy from grey market sellers because officially they would not have a valid ...
  • At f/2.8 @ 20mm, it's slightly outside of your desired aperture, but still worth a look. I played around with one at Yodobashi camera in Japan this week and it seems like a really well-built lens.
  • I had not heard that. My FA 50mm 1.4 has lasted 6 years without such a problem.
  • Congratulations -- very well-deserved. Interesting perspective. And nice processing, too. I noticed a few other Pentax pics among the top in this challenge (#3 and #7).
  • This isn't a lens problem. This is a low-quality jpeg problem. It's a digital artifact from making the file size extremely small. Do you have your jpeg quality settings at only 1 star in the ...
  • The screen looks broken.

  • The image makes the screen look broken.

  • I went from K10D (which was a good first DSLR but autofocus and anything above ISO 500 were not so good) to K-7 (better features and autofocus, but slightly WORSE IQ than K10D), to K-5 (fantastic ...
  • It took forever, but K-01 was just recently added. I'm think K-3 is a much greater commercial success, so I would guess flickr ends up adding it significantly faster.
  • "most dust particles are actually caused by people replacing their lenses. These can be easily cleaned using a high-quality blower. "

    Maybe you're right, Nikon issued this service bulletin because...

  • If you are concerned about dust due to shooting in a dusty place (e.g. you live in arid environment or are outdoors a lot), why not go for a weatherproof camera such as Pentax K-50? It has dust ...
  • You probably should consider that K-x bodies are going for ~$150-200 on ebay (~$200-250 with a lens). That may be similar to the repair cost ($200-$250?). But if you are attached to this ...
  • It does have good low light performance. It was discontinued after a huge cheap sell-off, so at this point the prices have actually come up due to scarcity (and the sell-off price was really too ...
  • I actually use K-01 more than K-5 due to compactness for traveling. I'd highly recommend it as long as you know what its strengths and weaknesses are. It's amazing for street, landscape, macro, ...
Activity older than 12 months is not displayed.
dagobah has not added any gear yet.
Total messages 30
Threads started 2
Last post 3 months ago
Total comments 19
Total likes 52
Last post 3 months ago
Total reviews 0
Entries 8
Votes cast 578
Last entry 8 months ago
Photos uploaded 8
Last upload 8 months ago