Pentax K-30 Review
Unlike the K-5 the K-30 does not have a dedicated Custom Image button but the menu is reached via the Shooting menu or the Control Panel.
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|Custom Image|| Bright
|Selects from one of the preset custom images styles. The default varies depending on the language chosen and will be either 'Bright' or 'Natural.'|
| 9 steps (Color modes)
Filter effect (Monochrome)
|Adjusts saturation in color modes.
In monochrome mode, the camera varies the amount of information taken from the sensor's Red, Green and Blue channels in order to mimics the effect of placing different colored filters in front of the lens.
|Hue/Toning|| 9 steps
|In color modes, 'Hue' shifts the hue in color modes. Toning 'warms' or 'cools' the tint applied to mono images. In Bleach Bypass mode Toning applies a color filter to the image.|
|High/Low Key Adj.|| 9 steps|
|Contrast|| 9 steps||All modes|
|Sharpness/Fine/Extra|| 9 steps||Rear dial switches to fine sharpening mode for representing fine detail.|
|Cross Processing|| Random
|These are the options for the Cross Processing custom image setting|
The image adjustment menu can be accessed from playback mode by pressing the down arrow. It contains a range of image modification and processing options.
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|Image Rotation|| No Change
|Digital Filter||See below|
|Resize|| JPEG Rec. Pixels
JPEG Quality Level
|Cropping|| Aspect ratio
|Creates a cropped version of the original image. Choice of image size, aspect ratio, orientation and rotation.|
|Index|| Layout (Six choices)
Select a folder
|Creates an index print image (contact sheet). Allows you to select images and layout.|
|Protect|| Single image
|Slideshow|| Starts slideshow|
|White balance|| Select image||Take White Balance reading from previously shot image|
|Cross Processing|| Save as Favorite 1
Save as Favorite 2
Save as Favorite 3
|Save cross processing parameters of an image as favorites.|
|RAW Development|| Developing a Single Image
Developing Multiple Images
Custom Image Menu
White Balance Menu
High-ISO noise reduction
|Allows the post-shot re-processing of images recorded in the RAW format.
The Custom Image and White Balance options give access to the Custom Image and White Balance screens with the same options as they appear in the camera's recording mode.
Selecting Custom White Balance from within the White Balance screen allows a neutral area of the image to be selected and used to define a custom WB.
|Movie editing|| Set dividing points (up to 4)
Delete unwanted segments
|DPOF|| Single image
In the digital filter menu which can be accessed from within the Image Adjust menu you can find most of the camera's JPEG processing tools and effects.
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|Monochrome|| Filter effect
Black and White
7 steps (Cyan/Sepia)
|Extract color|| Color
Color Freq. Range
|Toy camera|| Shading level 3 steps
Blurring 3 steps
Tone Break R/G/B
|Retro|| Toning 7 steps (Cyan/Sepia)
Add frame - 4 steps
|High contrast|| 5 steps|
|Shading|| Shading Type - 4
Shading Level - 7 steps
|Invert Color|| On
|Tone Expansion|| Level 3 steps|
|Sketch filter|| Contrast 3 steps
|Watercolor|| Intensity 3 steps
Saturation 3 steps
|Pastel|| 3 steps|
|Posterization|| Level 5 steps|
|Miniature|| Foreground/Middle distance/Background||Gives a mock-tilt/shift effect|
|Soft Focus|| Soft Focus
|Star Burst|| Effect density
|Fish-eye|| 3 steps|
|Slim|| 17 steps|
|Base parameter adjust|| Brightness 17 steps
Saturation 7 steps
Hue 7 steps
Contrast 7 steps
Sharpness 7 steps
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