Skip py

Lives in France RP, France
Has a website at fredg.zenfolio.com
Joined on Oct 1, 2008

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  • +1 for the Pentax DA 15mm Ltd f/4 : nice to handle with small bodies :) I guess that f2.8 could be usefull for nightscapes and 14mm just wide enought in some places (~21mm equivalent) ? For my ...
  • Hi Miles Maybe on cameranu.nl ? 1.799€ now including 21.0% VAT and a 5 years warranty And Free shipping ... only in Netherland ? 1.671$ = 1.551€ : add a 21% VAT (326€) : and you get 1.876€ ? Sendin ...
  • Hi Hubbie To be fair, the combo is not as fast as current Nikon or Canon top end but mostly good enough for me. What's not to like : great IQ, dynamic range, colors and usability. Choose a good ...
  • Thanks for these informations Asahi Man! Do you think PLM motors could be used for TS lenses? AF motor in the front or rear part of the lens, shift and tilt motors to record and adjust with ...
  • Hi Marek Current options while waiting for Pentax/Ricoh FF TC are, as far as I know, only used teleconverters (or old stock if you're lucky) : - Kenko's "AF/Pz-AF 1.5x Teleplus" (no WR, no EXIF ...
  • Another lovely shot : Great details and colors !
  • Some more for the fun : colors :) Shooting in the rain - K-3 , f/8 @ 95 mm, 1/180, ISO 280 Behind the scenes - K-3 , f/5.6 @ 105 mm, 1/180, ISO 200 Kind regards, Fred
  • Another great catch of a wild bird : nice lights and framing ! Thanks for sharing Greyser
  • +1 for DxO Optics Pro with K-1's 14 bit RAW files for straightforward and efficient color or B&W processing; a good start anyway. +1 for FA 31mm, or even older F 50mm and F 28mm for landscape, but ...
  • Glad you like it: an amazing place and nice weather to start with! Kind regards, Fred
  • Hi Mike. Thanks to DXO and K-1's RAW files!
  • Created discussion thread A walk in Montreal : Old Harbor
    A few pictures from this summer 1. Tracks - K-1 , f/4 @ 50 mm, 1/4000, ISO 560 2. Road Signs - K-1 , f/8 @ 50 mm, 1/180, ISO 200 3. Old ads - K-1 , f/4 @ 50 mm, 1/4000, ISO 560 4. Backup ...
  • Thanks for sharing Greyser ! Another great picture of yours from a wild owl ! An old picture of a friend - K-3, f/5.6 @ 410 mm, 1/350, ISO 800 This one is almost tamed ;-) And another one for the fun :
  • Thanks! A lot of ISO to play with of course, and a lot of pictures still to process... :)
  • Glad you like it Mike !
  • You're welcome to join in with whatever camera or subject you like :) I hope we'll see some of your amazing birds of prey!
  • Created discussion thread The eye of the ...
    heron / K-1. Amazing how you can crop with this camera! Wide open - K-1 , f/4.5 @ 300 mm, 1/350, ISO 100 Unbelievable ... Still scratching my head - K-1 , f/4.5 @ 300 mm, 1/6000, ISO 1100 You can ...
  • Thanks for sharing ! Old picture only processed this month. I hope you won't mind, but there's nothing interesting around here these days. Old shot converted in B&W - K-1 , f/4.5 @ 200 mm, 1/750, ...
  • It seems indeed to be the Yashica mount : you can find C/CX or CY depending on the lens or adapter :) Not easy to convert to PK mount : you can see the differences in this old thread ! https://www. ...
  • Thanks for the link ! Some good points indeed if it can be easily be implemented. I really like the import/export option on SD card with text/xml for camera customisation, especially if you could ...
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