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Late afternoon in the mountains
Posted By: tcom, 11-22-2009, 07:05 AM

I went up a mountain yesterday afternoon, mainly to make a few shots with the newly bought DA*60-250 lens, but also to get out of the fog. I went on "Les Pléiades", a small mountain on 1400m above sea level overlooking Lake Geneva in Switzerland:

1
K-x, Sigma 10-20, 10mm, f/7.1, 1/160s, 200iso


2
K-x, DA*60-250, 180mm, f/4, 1/125s, 200iso


3
K-x, Sigma 10-20, 20mm, f/6.3, 1/400s, 200iso


4
K-x, Sigma 10-20, 20mm, f/6.3, 1/320s, 200iso


5 View on Dents-du-Midi
K-7, DA*60-250, 88mm, f/8, 1/60s, 100iso


6
K-x, Sigma 10-20, 18mm, f/5.6, 1/1600s, 200iso


7 Fog over Lake Geneva
K-x, Sigma 10-20, 12mm, f/4.5, 1/5000s, 200iso


8 View on Teysachaux
K-7, DA*60-250, 200mm, f/5.6, 1/60s, 100iso


9 View on Dents-du-Midi and Mont-Blanc
K-7, DA*60-250, 80mm, f/8, 1/50s, 100iso


10 Fog over Lake Geneva
K-x, Sigma 10-20, 12mm, f/6.3, 1/800s, 200iso


11 Fog over Lake Geneva
K-7, DA*60-250, 88mm, f/8, 1/50s, 100iso


12 Fog over Lake Geneva
K-7, DA*60-250, 60mm, f/8, 1/500s, 100iso


13 Fog over Lake Geneva
K-7, DA*60-250, 60mm, f/8, 1/250s, 100iso


Hope you liked the series
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Beautiful, just beautiful.
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Excellent series but of all these great shots, the 12th one must be framed sometime soon. That is a stunning image!

Have you posted a review or comparison of the 2 cameras? Theres a lot of talk that the KX sensor is better than the K-7 in some respects. What do you think?

Btw the 60-250mm looks incredible wide open.
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Thank you for the comments.

Peter: I have not done a publishable side by side comparison yet. In regards of noise, the K-x does much better than the K-7, but the K-x applies noise reduction even on the RAW files. I have not yet been able to get with the K-x inlower ISO nearly as much details as the K-7, so far I think it is due to different focusing, but the noise reduction does certainly not help.

So far, on high ISO shots, I do prefer the K-x. For shots below 800iso, I do prefer the K-7 showing better color rendition, more details and a much better user interface.

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