Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
  #1
Testing out the DA*16-50mm!
Lens: DA*16-50 f2.8 Camera: K7 ISO: 800 Shutter Speed: 1/60s Aperture: F2.8 
Posted By: ChrisOBrien, 09-16-2010, 06:21 PM

Just showed up on my doorstep yesterday. Wow, what a step up from the kit lens! About twice as big, too, lolol. I also decided to experiment with the in-camera filters on the K7. I believe this was the high contrast filter.



I sharpened it a little in Gimp also. I wish I was better at post processing, this picture has the typical K7 noise.

I'm glad that it looks like I have a good copy. Hopefully the SDM won't crap the bed on me.

Any comments? Thanks guys!

Last edited by ChrisOBrien; 09-17-2010 at 10:16 AM. Reason: Spelling Error
Views: 1,466
09-16-2010, 07:49 PM   #2
Ole
Administrator
Ole's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 4,166
Nice coclors and light. The dark lower right corner disturbs me some, though.
09-16-2010, 08:35 PM   #3
Ash
Community Manager
Ash's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Toowoomba, Queensland
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 23,605
This is a good result.
I see what Ole means, but the central area is very sharp for a wide open capture.
Indeed, be weary that at the corners wide open, this lens does produce some harsh bokeh, but otherwise enjoy the fine set of glassware. I enjoyed every moment shooting with the beast.
09-17-2010, 07:09 PM   #4
Junior Member




Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Rhode Island
Photos: Albums
Posts: 41
Original Poster
Thanks everyone. That right corner was exposed properly on the original photo, but the in-camera high contrast filter must have darkened it a bit too much.


It'll take me a little while to get used to the lens and all of the quirks associated with it. But all in all, I think it was a good investment

Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
camera, k7, photo
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Night Testing shots with new 1.4 50mm Yaro Post Your Photos! 3 06-29-2010 03:30 PM
DA* 16-50 testing JCorwin Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 11 10-10-2008 09:44 AM
First time testing shots by Pentax-A 50mm f2.8 macro dsport Post Your Photos! 9 09-28-2008 04:02 PM
On Lens Testing (Or, Is This 50mm Lens Any Good?) carpents Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 18 06-21-2007 05:45 AM
Just testing if I can do it! Arpe Post Your Photos! 11 09-15-2006 08:46 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:52 PM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top