Pentax K2000 / K-m Review
Rear of camera controls
The K2000's rear control layout is quite a change from previous Pentax DSLRs. The number of buttons has been reduced (no Shake Reduction and Fn buttons) and all buttons (apart from flash-up) are now located to the right of the screen which gives the backside of the K2000 an almost compact-camera like appearance.
Buttons (shooting mode)
Press this button to release the flash electronically.
Enter or leave the camera 'Main Menu'.
Displays a camera information page with a summary of settings such as exposure mode, ISO sensitivity, metering mode, image parameter settings.
Enters play mode, displays the last image taken or the last image on the SD card. Press again to leave play mode (or simply half-press the shutter release).
Flash On -> Adjust flash exposure compensation
Flash On + Red-eye -> Adjust flash exposure compensation
Wireless mode-> Adjust flash exposure compensation
Fluorescent Daylight Colors, Daylight White ,White
Manual -> Adjust
Auto -> Customize
Self Timer 12 sec
Self Timer 2 sec
Remote & Self Timer 3 sec
Auto Bracket -> Adjust
Buttons (play mode)
Turn the command dial to the left to switch to a 3x3 (number of thumbnails can be defined in the menu) thumbnail index display or the calendar view. Use the four way controller to move around this index of images.
Turn the dial to the right to magnify the displayed image, available magnification steps are: 1.2x, 1.4x, 1.7x, 2.0x, 2.4x, 2.8x, 3.4x, 4.0x, 4.8x, 5.7x, 6.7x, 8.0x, 9.5x, 11.0x, 14.0x, 16.0x. You can preset the initial zoom step to something more than 1.2x. A magnified image can be scrolled using the four way controller.
|Protect / Un-protect
Allows you to protect (set the file system read-only flag) or un-protect the selected image or all images.
Enter or leave the camera 'Main Menu'.
Delete the currently displayed image.
Toggles through the four play display modes:
Image with file type & file number
Image with file type, file number & histogram (press up or down on the four-way controller to switch between luminosity and RGB histogram)
Image thumbnail with detailed information display
Front of camera controls
|The only control on the front of the camera is the Auto Focus / Manual Focus switch which is on the left side of the lens barrel (from the back).|
- 19 Photographic tests (DR)
- 20 Photographic tests (DR)
- 21 Photographic tests
- 22 Photographic tests
- 23 Compared to
- 24 Compared to (JPEG)
- 25 Compared to (JPEG)
- 26 Compared to (JPEG)
- 27 Compared to (JPEG)
- 28 Compared to (RAW)
- 29 Compared to (RAW)
- 30 Compared to (RAW)
- 31 Compared to (RAW)
- 32 Compared to (Higher ISO)
- 33 Compared to (Resolution)
- 34 Conclusion
- 35 Samples
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