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Pentax K-5 II / IIs Review

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Comparative Macro Photos

For the macro shots we used the smc Pentax-FA* 200mm F4 Macro lens, same copy on both cameras. The flower shots were made outdoors in the shade, the HO scale train shots indoors in tungsten light. We focused manually and shot in RAW (DNG). The images were converted to JPG in Adobe camera RAW. No sharpening and no postprocessing. The only conclusion we can draw is that the subjects didn't have sufficient detail to bring out any difference between the two cameras.

Pentax K-5 IIs
Pentax K-5
ISO 100 F5.6
flower iis F5.6
ISO 100 F5.6
flower K-5 F5.6

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JPG

ISO 100 F11
K-5 IIs F11
ISO 100 F11
K-5 F11

JPG

JPG

ISO 100 F6.7
car iis
ISO 100 F6.7
car k-5

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 JPG

 

 

 
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