Pentax K-m (K2000)
Announced Sep 22, 2008 •
10 megapixels | 2.7″ screen | APS-C sensor
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By: philzucker (Oct 15, 2015)
Posted to: Pentax SLR Talk
Somehow it's impossible to get a new long range tele zoom for K-Mount in Germany - besides the Pentax DFA 150-450 which unfortunately is too expensive for me. Neither Sigma nor Tamron do sell them here; Sigma lists the current 150-500 available for Pentax mount on their German website, but don't offer this version even in their own (german) online shop. So in search for a more affordable long range alternative to the DFA 150-450 I've now bought a used Sigma 50-500 - the beloved Bigma - which...
Hello all, I'm having an issue with my NX30 when I use an adapted lens on it (I use Canon FDs & Pentak K-Mounts). The camera will meter correctly at first, but after a couple of shots (or a short period of inactivity), it will not meter correctly and I'll get an underexposed shot. I then have to turn the camera off, and then back on again to get the camera to meter correctly again. I usually shoot in manual mode with AUTO ISO. I tend to see this more when using "Center-weighted" vs...
A little while ago I was using the rear screen in the extended position when the screen flickered, then banded with dark lines, then went out. Now when I try to use it, it will power up, back lighting and all, but will not display anything. No photos, menu information, nothing. I looked up some information on replacing screens, but I don't think the symptoms indicated a bad screen, maybe just a connector. I have a shoot next week in North China so I really don't want to mess around getting it...
By: zoranT (Jul 15, 2015)
Posted to: Open Talk
Does anybody know about the camera equipment on the New Horizons space probe? How did they manage to get images in focus? It may be a stupid question, but sometimes it is easy to miss focus even here on earth :). And near Pluto, you need high aperture value and I assume incredible short shutter speeds and don t have sufficient light. Not exactly a wedding job.
Hello folks! I own a KM 17-35D as my common UWA and I'm thinking to take a Minolta 24 2.8 RS for landscape and interior uses. I'm sure that some if not many of you had the opportunity to "play" with both and so, in a word, does it worth the extra bucks or I should not expect much better results with the M24 2.8 than I can get with the KM 17-35 at 24mm? Assuming that it's not for the gain on the apperture as I shot mostly at f8-f11. Thank you all :)
By: Thudd (Apr 17, 2015)
I debated about whether to post this in the Sony or KM forum, in the end I decided on the Sony forum because I suspect I'd have more chance of finding the right answer here. I want to set up a cheapo studio at home for photographing items for our small business. Nothing too fancy or expensive, but there are a couple of pitfalls I don't want to fall in to. I'm currently (still) using my KM 7D body, and that will continue to be used for the time being. At some point I am sure that I will...
By: tobicy68 (Apr 8, 2015)
Posted to: Pentax SLR Talk
I am a K-30 and K-M user and am thinking of upgrading. The K-S2 seems to be a feasible choice but the current price of the K-5 iis is quite attractive compared to the K-S2. I've heard that the K-5 IIs has better sharpness than the K-30 due to the lacking of the low pass filter. Also high ISO performance is better as well. I've held the K-5 original before and have to say the overall construction of the body is way better than the K-30, but heavier as well. The K-S2 obviously has all the...
By: Eric Nepean (Apr 6, 2015)
Posted to: Nature and Wildlife Photography
Could I have some tripod/head recommendations from the forum regarding what is sturdy enough for 2kg camera + lens and at the same time light enough to carry a 1000 yards (0.9 km) or so? It also has to be tall enough to bring the camera to my eye level (6ft) - this lens requires careful focusing. The problem I'm trying to solve is rotational vibration in my current setup. The tripod is a bit light for this camera and lens as it is rated at 11lbs but ball head is rated for 40lbs and should be...
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