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05-15-2011, 11:29 PM   #166
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This is so surreal- nice!

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Star burst with the 12-24



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Cross-post from the bokeh thread, DA55-300.
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Oh man, I could post hundreds of shots taken with the 18-250. It's my walkaround lens, and I'm always pleased with it. Now with the lens correction profiles in Lightroom, it's even better.

Here's a shot taken in my kitchen of Mother's Day lillies.




Here's a shot of the US Hwy 90 bridge over the Pecos River in south Texas near Del Rio. Taken with the DA10-17 fisheye zoom.

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DA 16-45 F/4 vs. Tamron 17-50 2.8

Hi all,
I'm wondering if there is anyone here that has used both the DA 16-45 F/4 AND the Tamron 17-50 2.8. Can you give me a brief synopsis on which you liked, and why? I am interested mainly in landscape and walk around use, so I have an interest in edge to edge sharpness, lens flare and contrast, though bokeh is also important. I do have the DA 15mm Ltd., so the difference in wide end is not a big deal to me.

I've tried doing a few searches on this here and came up with absolutely nada, so my apologies if this has been covered ( I can't imagine that it HASN'T been covered).
Thanks,
Steve

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DA 12-24


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Outdoor Concert Shots with DA50-200

A couple of outdoor festivals the last two weekends meant the 50-200 came out with me:















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A couple with the DA 55-300





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Enough flowers, time for something a bit more ... blokey also with the DA55-300

A few from Eastern Creek Race Circuit in Sydney earlier today. Australian GT

It was quite heavily overcast unfortunately, not exactly the best for slowish lens but it did well I thought.
All jpeg straight from the K-7 resized & compressed only.



Mercedes SLS Gullwing (GT3) - first time race outside Europe, this thing sounded awesome! - f4 , 1/1250

As the light faded, I had my first serious go at panning. A few keepers , quite a lot of blurry junk.
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Audi R8 (V10) LMS - f8, 1/40



Porsche 911 GT3 (997 S) - f10 , 1/40



Mercedes SLS Gullwing (GT3) again. Did I mention how awesome it sounds? - getting really dark now f4, 1/30


Edit: I realised I'd left the SR ON the whole day! So went back the next day and tried with SR OFF with much more sucess.

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/lens-clubs/74194-da-limited-club-89.html#post1522289

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05-31-2011, 02:29 PM   #174
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I like the idea for this thread... I seem to be posting a bunch of DA 50-200 photos, so I found one from my DA 12-24.
This is the one time Custom House in Hamilton, Ontario. Built 1858-60. Its now the Ontario Workers Arts & Heritage Centre.

Straight out of camera

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K-x + DA 55-300 @ Hong Kong

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Such detailed shots!

DA 55-300

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Nice moment captured (last picture).

Here is a picture of the Tour Eiffel taken with the Pentax DA 10-17 fish-eye f/3.5-4.5.


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QuoteOriginally posted by Hayness Quote
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Great shot, I especially like the juxtaposition of the bird (hawk??) next to the B1.
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