Announced May 21, 2012 •
16 megapixels | 3″ screen | APS-C sensor
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Hi there, I bought the 28-75 a while ago for use on my K30, primarily for in-house portrait work. I never really loved it, mainly because I was comparing it to the results I was getting from my DA40 and DA70 primes. The crispness wasn't there, and the colours seemed comparatively flat and lifeless, so I had to do extra PP to not have my subjects look like wax dummies (IMHO). On the other hand, my clients were really happy with the results. Maybe I was being too hard on the 28-75? Fast forward...
Hi I have had a Pentax K30 for the last 6 years. I love it and had have been on numerous courses so am pretty familiar with the manual settings. Just recently I was trying to take pictures on a manual setting indoors with a light on. Everything was coming out dark. I then tried it on automatic but still the same even with the flash on. I have turned the EV Compensation button up to +5 and am now getting light in the images on Automatic but not on Manual. In daylight it needs a shutter speed...
By: peanut cookie (3 months ago)
Hello, everyone!I first started my DSLR journey with a K-30 in 2013 and it has been my loyal travel companion since then. Unfortunately, there has been some issue with its aperture in all modes except Manual. I discovered this in April, a month before my last summer trip, and the shutter count at that time was less than 4000. As I shot landscape in Manual most of the time on my holiday, it wasn't a problem until I gave wildlife a try. Every shot I took in Av and Tv modes was pitch black and...
I would like to switch from Pentax camera systems to Nikon. My major problem with Pentax is its focusing system, I own the K-30, K-50, K-01, K-5II and K-3, all give me a 50% hit or miss on the focus in bright or low light situations and drives me nuts. I don't want to invest a ton off money on my first Nikon so was looking at possibly a good used D610. I am a hobbyist and mostly take pictures at the Zoo's, air museum's and my favorite granddaughter, Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
I recommended a K30 to a friend and we have gone to energizer lithiums but she is still getting a 3 shot blackout after turning the camera on then it is fine for all shots until it is turned off and then back on again when the same 3 initial shots black out. Is there a capacitor that controls the aperture motor? If it is the aperture motor wouldn't these troubled frames be overexposed because the motor is not stopping down? Any ideas? --Regards Dean - Capturing CreationN.B. All my Images are...
By: ptodd (5 months ago)
Posted to: Studio and Lighting Technique
I just got a Yongnuo 560 IV which I'm triggering from the built in flash of my Pentax K-30. Using the "wireless" flash mode on the camera and "S2" on the 560, I find that it is working fine as long as the 560s' power is set to 1/4 or lower, but on 1/2 or 1/1 although the flash is firing, it is not contributing to exposure. The camera (rightly) won't let me choose an exposure time faster than 1/180 while the flash mode is active, and I've tried much slower exposures to test, but regardless it...
Hi all, As a beginner, I'm looking for a quality camera for both pictures and filming and don't really know what to purchase Pictures : I currently have a Pentax K-30 and i'm not satisfied with it. I'm looking for a camera that properly render depth, volume and colours, with a good zoom Filming : I'm interesting in filming and producing so I'm looking for a camera providing good filming features as well If you have any advice, you're welcome :) Thanks a lot!
I have absolutely 0 experience in the Pentax system. I've been looking for a waterproof camera for a while and usually kept my eyes on Olympus TG models or similar cameras. A friend is selling a Pentax K30 + 18-55 WR + a nice kit of accessories (extra battery, bag, memory card, remote and all the original things included in the package) for roughly 300$. I don't need the camera for diving or underwater sports, but living in Taiwan means that having a waterproof cameras I wouldn't have to...
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