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11-03-2014, 08:29 AM - 1 Like   #1
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Impressed by the sharpness of the K5II & 18-135 WR lens

I took some photos with my K5II & 18-135 WR lens at a local sheep show during the summer and was impressed with the sharpness of the results...I am only relatively new to using a DSLR - I have had the K5II for just over a year now and it was my first DSLR - so I would welcome any comments as to your thoughts about the sharpness of my results...coming from a bridge camera it impresses me

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11-03-2014, 08:36 AM - 1 Like   #2
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If you keep an eye on its settings, it's a nice little lens. It's a pleasure to use, the focus speed seems much faster than the other zooms I typically use. I've been impressed.
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the hair around the eyes is very sharp. The 18-135 it's a great lens, to bad i fall in love with the m50 1.7. it's been a while since i used the 18-135 the last time. Maybe i'll start using it again!
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It's a wonderful lens. I use it for my holidays and my son uses it for his car shoots whenever he goes car hunting.

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Is that a Jacob Sheep? K5IIs is always a great sharp camera.
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This is wayyy sharper than the sheep image you posted in the other thread, something wasn't right with that one. Still, I wouldn't be shy about upping the iso and stopping down a little if you're main goal was sharpness. The k5ii can probably handle higher iso's much better than you're used to with your bridge camera- experiment to find out the compromises that suit you.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Mikesul Quote
Is that a Jacob Sheep? K5IIs is always a great sharp camera.
And a great SHEEP camera!
Keep the sheep fuzzy and the pictures sharp.

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Just got mine today here's my first few shots:











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QuoteOriginally posted by timb64 Quote
Just got mine today here's my first few shots:










Nice shots!
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This is wayyy sharper than the sheep image you posted in the other thread, something wasn't right with that one. Still, I wouldn't be shy about upping the iso and stopping down a little if you're main goal was sharpness. The k5ii can probably handle higher iso's much better than you're used to with your bridge camera- experiment to find out the compromises that suit you.
I had to downsize the other photo to get it to upload - I think that's why it didn't appear sharp

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QuoteOriginally posted by Mikesul Quote
Is that a Jacob Sheep? K5IIs is always a great sharp camera.
It's a Herdwick Sheep

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QuoteOriginally posted by timb64 Quote
Just got mine today here's my first few shots:









Some good photos there!
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