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Set-up Menu

Custom Image sub-menu

The Custom Image menu, reached via the control panel, allows control over the image parameters. Pressing the exposure compensation button takes an image to preview the settings. Rolling the rear dial switches between standard and fine sharpening. Parameters can be selected and changed using the multi controller.

Option Values / Actions Notes
Custom Image  • Bright
 • Natural
 • Portrait
 • Landscape
 • Vibrant
 • Muted
 • Monochrome

Selects from one of the preset custom images styles. The default varies depending on the language chosen and will be either 'Bright' or 'Natural.'

Saturation/
Filter effect

 • 9 steps (Color modes)
 • Filter effect (Monochrome)
None
Green
Yellow
Orange
Red
Magenta
Blue
Cyan
Infrared color

Adjusts saturation in color modes.

In monochrome mode, the camera varies the amount of information taken from the sensor's Red, Green and Blue channels in order to mimics the effect of placing different colored filters in front of the lens.

Hue/Toning

 • 9 steps

In color modes, 'Hue' shifts the hue in color modes. Toning 'warms' or 'cools' the tint applied to mono images

High/Low Key Adj.

 • 9 steps

 

Contrast  • 9 steps
All modes
Sharpness/Fine Sharpness  • 9 steps
Rear dial switches to fine sharpening mode for representing fine detail.

Image Adjust menu

The Image Adjust menu on the K-x works in the same way as on the K-7. Pressing the down arrow while in playback mode jumps to this menu.

Option Values / Actions Notes
Image Rotation  • No Change
 • 90° Clockwise
 • 90° Anti-clockwise
 • 180°
Digital Filter

See below

Resize

 • JPEG Rec. Pixels
10 MP
6 MP
2 MP
0.3 MP
 • JPEG Quality Level


Cropping  • Aspect ratio
Aspect ratio
3:2
1:1
16:9
4:3
Image Rotation
0–360°
Creates a cropped version of the original image. Choice of image size, aspect ratio, orientation and rotation.
Slideshow  • Starts slideshow
White balance  • Select image
Take White Balance reading from previously shot image
RAW Development  • File Format
File Format
JPEG
TIFF
Recorded Pixels
14 MP
10 MP
6 MP
2 MP
Quality Level




 • Custom Image
Custom Image Menu
 • White Balance
White Balance Menu
 • Sensitivity
+/- 2
 • High-ISO noise reduction
3 steps
 • Shadow Compensation
4 steps
 • Distortion Correction
Off/On
 • Lat-Chromatic-Ab Adj Correction
Off/On
 • Color space
sRGB
Adobe RGB
Allows the post-shot re-processing of images recorded in the RAW format.

The Custom Image and White Balance options give access to the Custom Image and White Balance screens with the same options as they appear in the camera's recording mode.

Selecting Custom White Balance from within the White Balance screen allows a neutral area of the image to be selected and used to define a custom WB.
Index

 • Layout (Six choices)
 • Copies
12
24
36
 • Background
White
Black
 • Select
All
Select individually
Select images
Select folder
Select a folder
 • Select image(s)
 • Create an image

Creates an index print image (contact sheet). Allows you to select images and layout.
Image Comparison  
Enters image comparison mode. Rear dial zooms, four-way controler pans, front dial scrolls through images. OK button toggles which image (or both) is affected.
Protect  • Single image
 • All images
DPOF  • Single image
 • All images

Digital Filter menu

The digital filter menu, accessed from within the Image Adjust menu acts as home to most of the camera's JPEG processing tools and effects.

Option Values / Actions Notes
Toy camera  • Shading level 3 steps
 • Blurring 3 steps
 • Tone Break R/G/B
 
Retro  • Toning 7 steps (Cyan/Sepia)
 • Add frame - 4 steps
 
High contrast • 5 steps  
Extract color  • Color
Red
Magenta
Blue
Cyan
Green
Yellow
 • Color Freq. Range
5 steps
 
Watercolor  • Intensity 3 steps
 • Saturation 3 steps
 
Pastel  • 3 steps  
Miniature  • Foreground/Middle distance/Background
Gives a mock-Tilt/Shift effect
Base parameter adjust  • Brightness 17 steps
 • Saturation 7 steps
 • Hue 7 steps
 • Contrast 7 steps
 • Sharpness 7 steps
 
Monochrome  • Filter effect
Black and White
Red
Green
Blue
Infra Red
 • Toning
7 steps (Cyan/Sepia)
 
Color  • Color
Red
Magenta
Blue
Cyan
Green
Yellow
 • Color density
3 steps
 
Soft Focus  • Soft Focus
3 steps
 • Shadow Blur
Off/On
 
Star Burst

 • Effect density
3 steps
 • Size
3 steps
 • Angle
4 steps

 
Fish-eye  • 3 steps  
Slim  • 17 steps  
HDR  • 3 steps
Pseudo High Dynamic Range effect
Custom Filter

 • High Contrast
3 steps
 • Soft Focus
3 steps
 • Tone Break
Off
Red
Green
Blue
Yellow
 • Shading type
6 types
 • Shading Level
7 Steps
 • Distortion Type
3 types
 • Distortion Level
4 steps

 • Invert Color
Off/On

 
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