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10-29-2011, 10:24 PM   #1
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Gray's K-5 Images

I've had my K-5 for about a month now. For those still hesitant about the camera, here are some example images that I think show it off nicely.

All the images are uncropped & unretouched, just resized down to 1024x768 with very moderate sharpening for the screen.

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smc PENTAX-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL WR
smc PENTAX-DA 55-300mm F4-5.8 ED
smc PENTAX-DA 40mm F2.8 Limited

Oct. 2011

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Location: Goedgedacht, Riebeecksrivier, Western Cape, South Africa




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10-29-2011, 11:00 PM   #2
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Nice shots Gray, beautiful countryside. Captured and well composed and a good choice of lens to go with a great camera. Thanks for sharing.........Cliff
10-30-2011, 11:25 AM   #3
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Yeah, we live in such a beautiful country. Very nice photos.
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Nice shots indeed! Lovely location... I managed to pick all the 40mm pics without peeking at the data - a sweet little lens that one.

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The colours the K5 produces is an overlooked feature. Great shots!
11-13-2011, 04:11 AM   #6
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Thanks usn ret, sterretje, ronpyke, ozlizard for your kind comments

Isn't the K-5 a great camera?!!!

Here's a second set of landscapes showing off the K-5 using the same optics, shot at sunset yesterday, mostly using the DA 55-300.

I also had a 70 Ltd with me, but pretty much stuck to the 55-300 because the wind was blowing quite fiercely. I didn't want to change lenses with so much turbulence and dust around.

Nov. 2011

Location: Welbeloon, Riebeecksrivier, Western Cape, South Africa

I'm always learning, so any comments are most welcome!

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11-14-2011, 12:38 AM   #7
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Beautiful shots... you may never have to change locations!

I agree that the colours are magnificent... very cinematic/dramatic.
11-14-2011, 08:49 AM   #8
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Wow~It's pretty beautiful, the composition of pics is really good.
and the scenery of town quite wonderful !

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