John Cafarella

Lives in Australia Melbourne, Australia
Works as a Telecommunications
Joined on Jan 15, 2007
About me:

K-3

Lenses:
Pentax DA15 Limited
Pentax 10-17 fisheye
Pentax 18-55 WR
Pentax DA35/2.8 Limited
Pentax FA43/1.9 Limited
Pentax FA77/1.8 Limited
Pentax DA* 300/4
Pentax DA* 50-135/2.8

Pentax A28mm/f2.8,
Pentax A50/f2

Pentax M50/1.7
Pentax SMC 55/1.8
Pentax x1.7 AF teleconverter

Tamron:
SP 28-75/2.8
SP 17-50/2.8
SP 17mm/f3.5
SP 90mm/2.5 macro
SP 500mm/f8 mirror

Porst:
55/1.2

John Cafarella's recent activity

  • I've owned one for 3-4 years, no problems in that time -Sharp at f2.8, then gets sharper :) -lovely rendering, solid pentax style colours and bokeh  quite "prime -like".  Great for protraits -Solid
  • The 77 is the best lens I have ever used for head portraits.  If you buy it you'll never let it go :)
  • Great pictures, I like that style a lot.  The 77 is perfectly suited as you don't need to be up in people's faces to get the shot, and the "look" is unmistakable.  It's truly a Neve of lenses.
  • Submitted a challenge entry The Mountains of Mordor
    The craggy profile of a stump burned out in a bushfire caught my imagination and took me back to the mind-pictures of when I first read Tolkien.
    Placed 7th in the challenge. The craggy profile of a stump burned out in a bushfire caught my imagination and took me back to the mind-pictures of when I first read Tolkien.
  • My favourite lens for little babies is the 35/2.8 macro.  Nice rendering, fast enough to not have to rely on flash and you can get as close as you like.
  • I've had Pentaxes since the K10D, I've never had a bad firmware release.  I'd just load the latest. Oh wait! I already did!
  • Created discussion thread K7 internal battery replacement
    Hi, A couple of upgrades ago I gave my daughter a my K7, it sat unused for quite a while.  Everytime it is powered on now, it's asking for date/time to be reset, it looks like the internal battery ...
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