Pentax K-7

Announced May 20, 2009 •
15 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
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I'm hoping to get some thoughts from those that have been using the OM-D as a primary camera or replacement for a DSLR. I have a Canon S95 P&S that does a terrific job indoors in low light but could definitely use something with more versatility and better performance beyond that which my P&S can offer. In fact, in preparation for my next camera purchase, I just sold my K-7, mainly because I wasn't impressed with its low light, high ISO performance when compared to my P&S. I'm thinking that I...
By: CtrlAltDel_ru (Feb 9, 2013)
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I have 7 lenses and K-5IIs. One of them (Tamron 17-50/2.8) requires more than 10 points of autofocus correction. Is there way to use debug menu? I used it for K100D and K-7.If I change AF in debug menu will it be active for all lenses or for mounted lens?
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I'm currently contemplating the idea of switching over from my Pentax K7 for making short mini documentaries to something that can record higher quality video (let's say, BBC HD minimum standards). I also have a handful of pentax lenses and I would be very sad if I had to get rid of them - but I read that there are adaptors for the NEX and GH.If you were in my boat which camera would you choose if you could pick between the NEX-6, NEX-7, or GH3, and why?From what I've read online it seems the...
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Worthwhile to step up from K-7 to the K-5II?
By: cpritchardv (Jan 7, 2013)
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Hey everyone. So my first camera was a Pentax k-7, which I got after much research. It was stolen from me a few weeks ago. I want to get a new camera before my upcoming trip, so I need to decide relatively soon. I need help deciding what I should get. My budget is around $1,000, preferably less than that. Ive been looking at the Canon t4i kit that comes with a 18-135 mm STM lens. I've always liked how canons colors looked. Another camera ive looked at is the pentax k-5 II, which is a little...
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Does anyone have any experience using the Capture Camera Clip system or the Spider Camera Holster with a K-7/5? or similar gear?Looking at the Spider, the tripod socket on my battery grip might be offset too much when used with the holster on the right hip.
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I've read here and elsewhere many things about the K-5 II vs K-5 IIs.  It's confusing!!I want to upgrade from the K-7 to one of the above due to their reported high ISO performance, less noise, better dynamic range, better AF.  www.dxomark.com has been helpful here.I shoot landscapes, sunsets, macro, events and family portraits.  i keep post processing to a minimum (am still getting a handle on it).  I don't envisage enlargements beyond 16 x 20.  I'm looking to put myself out there in a more...
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i believe it used to work properly. now i set interval at few seconds with 25-30 sec exposure and instead of 99 shots it takes 49-50 on k7. did anyone notice the same? what can cause this? thanks
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We are considering buying my children a microscope for Christmas. I figured if we are going to do that, we should get one that I can readily hook my K7 up to for fun.I think my best bet is a trinocular stereo microscope. I think one with LED illumination makes sense because I worry about the heat from halogens (snowflake photography, for instance, would be fun).I want to be sure I buy a microscope that I can readily mount my K7 to, but I'm running out of time, so I'm turning to the community...
By: PentUp (Dec 6, 2012)
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Hi everyone, My K7 is getting a little long in the tooth and I am considering getting a K5II or IIs. I have a couple of spare D-Li90 batteries for the K7 that I would like to continue to use in a new K5II or K5IIs as back ups. Does anyone know if the K7 D-Li90 is compatible with the knew K5II or IIs? Thanks in advance.
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