Lives in Canada Oliver BC, Canada
Works as a Handyman/ retired engineer
Joined on Jul 23, 2007
About me:

My first pentax was a SV1 purchased in 1966 Since then I've had a Spotmatic, a SF1, a PZ1 and now a K10D and now a K5
I shoot mostly nature and landscapes. The lenses I have are a Pentax F300mm f4.5 star
Pentax F100mm f2.8 macro
Pentax F 50mm f1.7
Pentax 24mm f2.8
Pentax DA16-50
Pentax DA 55-300
DA14 f2.8
Takaumar 500mm f5
Pentax Rear Converter A 1.4-S
Pentax extension tubes

edwinD's recent activity

  • Thanks for all the nice comments, Merging is a good way to increase the K5 from 16mp to whatever size you want!!!! The day we were in Death Valley it was only 90 degrees F or 32C. Great landscape, ...
  • Created discussion thread K5 and F300 hand held
    Walking along the beach in Morro Bay California with my K5 and 20+ year old F*300 f4.5 hand held.
  • Created discussion thread Death Valley Panorama
    We are on a trip where we have visited Grand Canyon, Zion and Death Valley. Lots of tourists in Grand Canyon and Zion and as we do hikes, I always look at what DSLR cameras other tourists have ...
  • Thanks Mervyn.
  • Thanks Joey, I usually have the 16-50 on the camera but also have the DA14 , don't use it that much. There is no one so lonely as a person without their PENTAX........I said that! http://www.pentax ...
  • Thanks for the comments. Unfortunately I didn't check the f stop! I always shoot with the camera set on Av and this time I was wearing sun glasses and couldn't see what the f stop was set at. A ...
  • Created discussion thread Mount Baldy BC with K5 and 16-50
    I'm struggling with the fact that my 16-50 takes time to wake up and I am not always sure that it focuses properly. So last Sunday I hiked up Mount Baldy in the BC interior up to the peak at 7550 ...
  • Alex, Purchased August 2009, sn 9022965
  • Thanks for the replies, Its such a shame that such a nice lens has such a bad motor. The lens is on my K5 most of the time and when I originally bought it I thought it would be nice to have a ...
  • Took out my 16-50 this morning and it took 85 presses on the AF button to wake it up! I have seen the instructions to convert this lens to screw drive and just to check I got out my old PZ1, put a ...
  • Replied in K-1
    K5 and sometimes K10. Before that PZ1, SF1, Spotmatic, and SV-1. Being retired, I'll probably stick with the K5 for some years yet! Although I should probably get the lens changing button repaired ...
  • Replied in Green Fringes
    So a friend came over who is a bit more 'computer savvy' than I and we played around to try and get rid of the green. Brought up an image of someone running and zoomed in on the legs. The muscles ...
  • Replied in Green Fringes
    Phil, It's not CA, it only appears on my desktop computer and it's not around the perimeter of objects. If I bring up a photo of a person it will appear like 'eyelashes' on the cheeks, chin or ...
  • Created discussion thread Green Fringes
    Hi. I am using Windows 10 and import my photos into Lightroom 4. When editing, all of my photos have green fringes around the highlights, but don't appear on prints. I have suspected my monitor and ...
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