brandrx

brandrx

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Joined on Jul 22, 2004

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  • Ari Aikomus wrote: interesting...Not too expensive (ebay link) at least! Any experiences about its optical performance? Hi Ari, I just ordered one of those for Nikon from ebay that you linked to...
  • KentG wrote: You don't want the PK (actually called the KM adapter) because you would be treating your AD-2 lenses like they are M42 screw mount lenses or K and M K-mount lenses, mainly no...
  • Replied in Kesha...
    Kesha wrote: Hi Kitsios_spyros, the 8-16 is still available in the EU. Maybe not in every shop, but I never had the feeling that the prices in the US were significantly lower. I own this lens and...
  • Replied in Pete...
    Pete_S wrote: I have a couple of old screw mount Takumars (55/2 and 135/2.5) which I enjoy using with a converter on the K-01. I like the simplicity (using Av mode) of just setting the aperture and...
  • kitsios_spyros wrote: Ok, 2 friends will soon visit me from the USA and Australia. They could bring a couple of goodies with them tax free:) What is the best price for Sigma 8-16 for our mount...
  • Although I am pretty sure that it is covered, I suggest you go to the US Ricoh Imaging website at http://www.us.ricoh-imaging.com/support There you will find Warranty Information and Contact...
  • Replied in Paul...
    paulkienitz wrote: paulkienitz wrote: That crop might be grainy and smudged by noise reduction, but it looks like the underlying resolution is as good as a lot of lenses manage with no...
  • SBS wrote: Picked up the Pentax DA 200mm f/2.8 from KEH. Nice lens, but I wish I had a tripod collar for it. Has anyone found one that fits? I made one work but the only problem I have with it is...
  • Replied in Ben...
    Benoz wrote: brandrx wrote: Benoz wrote: brandrx wrote: Benoz wrote: brandrx wrote: Benoz wrote: Hi Ron, There is a deal from Pentax down here for a K-50 + 18-55 WR brand new for AU$599 +...
  • Replied in Ben...
    Benoz wrote: brandrx wrote: Benoz wrote: brandrx wrote: Benoz wrote: Hi Ron, There is a deal from Pentax down here for a K-50 + 18-55 WR brand new for AU$599 + $10p&h. I am still not sure if...
  • Replied in Ben...
    Benoz wrote: brandrx wrote: Benoz wrote: Hi Ron, There is a deal from Pentax down here for a K-50 + 18-55 WR brand new for AU$599 + $10p&h. I am still not sure if the K-50 is able to accept a...
  • Replied in Adam...
    Adam Aitken wrote: Great shots brandrx. I am in awe of what you can do with telephotos. They seem a little sharper than some of the others. But I think you were out in bright good light with...
  • Replied in Leopold...
    leopold wrote: I'm surprised at how good the 1st one look for such a set-up ! Hi Leopold, I am looking forward to trying this rig against some different kinds of birds. About the only way you can...
  • Replied in Dan...
    audiobomber wrote: brandrx wrote: Stacking two Pentax 1.4X HD AW teleconverters on a DA*300/4 using a Pentax K-3. If you first manual focus the lens to near focus then the rig will autofocus and...
  • Replied in Paul...
    paulkienitz wrote: That crop might be grainy and smudged by noise reduction, but it looks like the underlying resolution is as good as a lot of lenses manage with no teleconverter at all. Hi...
  • Replied in Dale...
    Dale108 wrote: Hi Ron: The results look promising.  While I don't have 2 Pentax 1.4X rear converters, I may try the Pentax with the Tamron 1.4X to see how it works. I tried that Tamron 1.4 +...
  • Replied in MightyMike...
    MightyMike wrote: brandrx wrote: Hey Mike, I might have told you already but both the Nikon 400/2.8 and the Nikon 800/5.6 lenses work very good on my Sony NEX-5N and NEX-7. The focus peaking is...
  • NotSteve wrote: Hey Ron, Seems like only yesterday you were fretting that the TC would be vapourware. Now I feel like I'm watching a kid in candy store. Yep. That is all true. :-) Ron
  • Replied in Jim...
    Jim Beverlin wrote: Ron - They look real good to my old eyes. Thanks Jim. In 35mm terms where are you at with two (2) 1.4X converters at the 250mm length?  My math says 735mm taking the 1.5X...
  • Hi folks, Still playing around here. Stacked two Pentax 1.4X HD AW teleconverters on DA*60-250/4 using K-3. Camera was set to AF-C, Expanded Area AF. I had no problem to autofocus. These are not...
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