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Pentax K-30 / Pentax K-500
SMC Pentax-DA 12-24mm f/4.0 ED AL(IF)
SMC Pentax-DA 17-70mmf/4.0 AL (IF) SDM
SMC Pentax DA 55-300mm f/4.0-5.8 ED

Panasonic Lumix LX5

Pentax MX-1

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  • I don't want to be a spoilsport. The upper part of the brown thing he has in his hand is purple when you look at the picture at 100%. I had a DA18-250mm which also showed purple fringing.
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    This morning I had to do some shopping and I saw nice reflections in the water. So I went home to collect my camera. This afternoon I went back and took my DA 55-300mm to take photos of the heron ...
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  • In this case the high contrast added a nice finishing touch. I shoot RAW and I saw that the reds were clipped. In another forum somebody made the remark that the red colour looked unnatural. I ...
  • the red colours were clipped, giving slightly unnatural colours. Contrast was too high in the pictures because of the sun. I processed them again. This time the colours were not clipped, see:
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    I had bought a Pentax K-500. Today I had an opportunity to try out the camera with my DA 55-300mm lens.
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  • The DA 16-45mm is a good quality lens. I have had a Sigma 17-70mm, the first version and as as far as IQ is concerned it is a downgrade. The DA 17-70  has about the same IQ as the DA 16-45mm and ...
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    When I had a Canon 300D and a Sigma 18-125mm, the pictures were slightly out of focus at infinity,especially at WA. With the method of focussing at tele, lock focus and zoom out, they were sharp. N ...
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    When I used my first telephoto zoom some 30 years ago, the manual said that it was best to focus at the maximum, lock focus and zoom out to the desired focal length.  With an 80-200mm telezoom, ...
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