Pentax K10D

Announced Sep 13, 2006 •
10 megapixels | 2.5 screen | APS-C sensor
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I currently own the K10D and am looking with envy at the K-30 or K-50 models for their larger pixel count and much improved high iso performance, amongst other things. However I did wonder if the improved high iso was at the expense of base iso? I'd appreciate some feedback from users who have upgraded from the K10D. Besides being a bit bigger are the raw files just as clean at base iso? Are they just as maleable in post work?
yudi
By: yudi (1 week ago)
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I usually shoot with M mode by setting the exposure according to the position of EV bar in OVF. And I used to having the EV bar at -1 (under exposure), and Auto EV Compensation OFF. Everything was OK until one day of last month, when I found the LCD on my K5-IIs was so bright that it washed out the whole image, if I do Live View, Instant Review and Playback the images I am taking. Then I adjusted the LCD Display Settings to Brightness -3, Contrast +3. The Playback of images is acceptable now,...
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I've not used my K10D before with a flash. I've used flash on other cameras, but I've rapidly come to the conclusion that it's easier and more intuitive to use Auto mode on the flash ( where the flash meters ) rather than relying on the K10D in P-TTL mode.In particular bounce seems to work a lot better with Auto than with P-TTL.Anyone else have comments on that ?
darklamp
By: darklamp (1 month ago)
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The Eye-fi website seems to have no information of whether the K10D is compatible with it's cards or not. Does anyone have any experience of these cards ( or any wi-fi SD cards ) with the K10D ?Thanks in advance.
bonzodog
By: bonzodog (3 months ago)
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From bonzodog can anyone tell me if samsung GX10 lenses are compatable with a pentax K10D camera I have a GX10 with all acc & lenses that has gone down but samsong no longer support this camera thanks
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I have an old Olympus FL40 with bracket, but no longer have the Olympus camera I used it with.  Would I be able to use it on my Sony A580?  Does anyone know if there is an adapter cord to do this, also, would the voltage be compatible? --JudyFCAS member #125Sony A580, Pentax K10D, Fujifilm HS50http://www.pbase.com/judyjohnsonhttp://www.pbase.com/image/41812541/small.jpg
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I have an old Pentax ZX-50 SLR camera with two Tamron lenses (AF 28-80mm and AF 80-210mm). Would it be possible to use these lenses on a digital SLR camera? My 16 year old daughter is interested in photography and we're looking at getting her a used Pentax K10D body just to get started.
Brock06
By: Brock06 (9 months ago)
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HELP!! I recently upgraded to a K5 II from a K10d.   I run Lightroom 3.6 on Windows XP (so can't upgrade to current LR version). Problem is, LR 3.6 won't read RAW files from the K5 II. Tried switching to DNG format, but still not seeing the files in LR. Been searching the net, but can't find a solution. Can anyone help? Thanks all. --Proud Pentax Owner
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Hello ppl, I was asked to colect specific items and I have big problem, as I always work with pentax I dont want to change it. Is there a mount for 8mm F3.5 EX DG Circular Fisheye for pentax k10d? Its very important to have this lens but cant find mount for my body. Or is there similar lens for pentax k10d? Regards, Anticus
tassosDA
By: tassosDA (10 months ago)
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Hello everyone I'm about to buy a macro lens for my K10d and I considering the Tamron 90mm 2.8 because of its moderate price tag ( about 400 euros here in Greece) and because of its good optical quality. But there are many reviews talking about very slow AF speed and focus hunting! Has anybody in this forum used the Tamron lens?? Is the AF  really so bad? I would go for the Pentax 100mm WR, but the price difference is big and I'm also saving money for the K5 II. Thanks in advance for the...
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