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02-01-2020, 09:53 PM   #3196
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I really like the way you processed this image, the high contrast shows off the grains of sand and the dark wavy ridges give the picture lots of depth.
Thanks - that's encouraging, because I was wondering whether I had overdone it as I ramped up the contrast and microcontrast.

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It's a good lens for bad weather, I've really been enjoy bringing it out in the snow and not worrying too much about it.


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Pinnacle Peak in Arizona

Taken during the monsoon season in Arizona with the 18-135 and a K-5. The clouds often provide a spectacular backdrop for outdoor subjects.

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Excellent shot!

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QuoteOriginally posted by bobbotron Quote
It's a good lens for bad weather, I've really been enjoy bringing it out in the snow and not worrying too much about it.

Excellent!

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Waratah Bay, Victoria. KP + DA 18-135
More fine shots from the DA 18-135mm- this lens keeps on amazing me!

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DA 18-135
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Looking across the field this morning. This is a small, one-man company that makes horse-drawn carriages and wagons. DA18-135 on K10D:


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DA 18-135 +KP

Same photo, two versions:

1 - more details


2 - highlighting the contours
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WR comes in handy where I like to take this lens
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DA 18-135 +KP

Same photo, two versions:

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Nice images. l'm wanting to get this lens for my 1st Pentax body. Seems like it gets a bad rep because of corner softness at longer focal lengths. But it also seems like a lens that is used and enjoyed by it's owners. The 18-135 range for a single lens is my favorite on APS-C bodies. My Nikon 18-135 is not well liked because of plasticky build quality(and even plastic lens mount), and no image stabilization. it's very "Playskool". But it's one of my most used lenses because it's small, lightweight, and it just works well for me.
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QuoteOriginally posted by camera_nut Quote
Nice images. l'm wanting to get this lens for my 1st Pentax body. Seems like it gets a bad rep because of corner softness at longer focal lengths. But it also seems like a lens that is used and enjoyed by it's owners. The 18-135 range for a single lens is my favorite on APS-C bodies. My Nikon 18-135 is not well liked because of plasticky build quality(and even plastic lens mount), and no image stabilization. it's very "Playskool". But it's one of my most used lenses because it's small, lightweight, and it just works well for me.
Yup, she's a very decent lens. Not as satisfying to use as the older manual glass, but the images hardly ever disappoint and the WR as well as the fact that it's not the heaviest of lenses results in this being the lens that I'll take along when hiking in the mountains. You'll enjoy this lens.
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View across the field the other morning - DA18-135 on K10D (color version)
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I think this lens delivers great results and its price weight size and WR make it a great value. Corner softness is mitigated by stopping down, IMO.
Being able to go out and get good images in terrible weather is for me the most important thing
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