noel2

noel2

Lives in Switzerland Geneva, Switzerland
Works as a Astronomer (retired)
Joined on Dec 29, 2007

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  • paulkienitz wrote: Pentax's dependability in staying compatible is a big plus. For a look at what we might have gone through if they hadn't kept that as a consistent value, let's look at what Alpha...
  • Nhelnhel wrote: Daryl Lucky you for having an opportunity to photographed that scene. I tried to take some photo but i saw only full moon but no change in color. I like your photos. They are...
  • akjos wrote: Thanks Mike for extensive breakdown here :)Actually adorama has k5iis for 695 now . That sounds like a killer deal... but with bh u get 100 bucks gift card so its about...
  • MightyMike wrote: Comparing jpeg engines is a useless waste of time, and even more useless if the most ideal settings aren't actively sought out. Anyone who is serious about getting the best image...
  • Replied in No new primes?
    yardcoyote wrote: This is sad. Pentax has very excellent lenses on the market. Don't forget that Pentax is gradually shifting to the margin of the SLR offer for those who do not know the historic...
  • Mark Ransom wrote: I know Kodak only got a slight mention, but it's worth singling them out as a special case. It used to be that Kodak collected a payment for every single picture you took....
  • KentG wrote: Let me give you a dose of reality and physics. An APS-C lens (assuming it is not a FF lens in disguise) crops the outer part of a normal FF image. That is why when you put the lens on...
  • Bob Corson wrote: Want to buy a teleconverter and would like to get as much power as I can. I see a lot of brands out there that I am not sure of like Bower, Matin and others in addition to...
  • Created discussions Pentax 645 - what a pity.
    Just about 4 years ago - such a beautiful piece of work. So well in advance of what was available at that time. But so very expensive that it was accessible to a very few. Just when the majority of...
  • Replied in Yaaaawn!
    Nice and well captured. Cat yawns are difficult to predict... Here is the only satisfactory one I captured over these last ten years:
  • duncsuss wrote: Several years ago I did a trial with Focus Magic (http://www.focusmagic.com/) and it improved pix with camera-motion blur quite well. I didn't buy it, no real need at the time or...
  • Regarding flare, the 18-135 WR comes pretty close.
  • tlkw79 wrote: Hi, Reprocess my M42, The Great Orion Nebula. Comment please. Pentax K5IIsTakahashi 85ED2min x 10 shots.ISO1600 Beautiful image. But if I understand correctly, the Takahashi 85ED is...
  • tlkw79 wrote: Taken by Pentax K5IIs on Refractor with 2min x 10shots at ISO1600. Regards, Tommy Good - very good.
  • MightyMike wrote: Call me cynical but it almost looks like the guy just wants his stock in Fuji to grow more. Does look so... But generalised compatibility regarding mounts and communication of...
  • Replied in agree
    John_A_G wrote: Absolutely - stand-alone photographic devices are going to go downward in sales volume. It's a craps shoot though to determine who will remain. In many cases, we simply lack real...
  • joseluismx wrote: After seeing the K-5IIs image @100%, it seems to me that it was affected by motion blur (or shutter blur). Or maybe it just didn't focus correctly. EDIT: The K-5IIs seems to have...
  • Vincenzo Miceli wrote: Hi folks, I climbed Mt. Hood yesterday morning and I was lucky to catch the mountain shadow at sunrise with an almost full moon and Illumination Rock. The K-7 did a decent...
  • shellreacker55 wrote: Had a Pentax K200D (since 2008) and have liked it. It was stolen, Insurance settlement permits me to buy another. Is there any reason I should not buy another K200D? I have...
  • Replied in Yes ..........
    emem wrote: ... sounds like a loose or bad connection somewhere to do with the terminals. Yes. And probably in the camera. Have it checked if possible.
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