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11-24-2016, 03:15 PM - 1 Like   #5266
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QuoteOriginally posted by pinholecam Quote
Wow! a Jetstream P8, I'm considering selling my Moulton TSR and getting this instead.

How does it ride on the road? esp on the climbs?
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Difficult to find something better on the road than a Moulton TSR IMHO : The Rolls Royce ^^
The Jetstream P8 is probably one of the best allroad foldable bicycle, the best offroad but not the best on road, because you have only 8 gears, and the sitting position is straight, like a mountain bike.
It has a good gear ratio, so it's able to climb, to go offroad, to overtake a (half)racing bike. I've opened a looong thread here :
DAHON Jetstream P8 (avec des photos dedans) - Forum-velo-pliant.fr
it's in French though ; You'll find a mini-summary on the first page with many links & photos. Feel free to ask any question in English there,[off topic - off]



Q7+02

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QuoteOriginally posted by makkan Quote
Nice shot, love the colours in contrast with the blacks.




Cool shots #3 is my favourite. It looks so surreal with the black conifers poking out of a leafless deciduous forest.


I've been out lately trying to get a better feel of the 03 Fish-eye and managed to get this shot of yesterday's sunset.

Original Q + 03 Fish-eye

Thanks makkan. Jpegs OOC.
Have you try to defish ?

11-24-2016, 06:24 PM - 4 Likes   #5267
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QuoteOriginally posted by pinholecam Quote
At the Busselton beach; Pentax Q7+02 zoom.
pinholecam, I like the subtle "god ray" effect enhancing the silhouette of the gull.
QuoteOriginally posted by makkan Quote
Original Q + 03 Fish-eye
Great atmosphere, makkan.

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Q7+02 zoom

Falling into the Milky Way (a shooting star crossed Cygnus) by k kwb, on Flickr

Q7+06 zoom

Venus, tree, concrete and stainless steel by k kwb, on Flickr

Q7+Orion Space Probe 3 telescope

Moon, 20161109 19:53 Pacific, Washington State, USA by k kwb, on Flickr

Happy ThanQsgiving everyone!

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11-25-2016, 04:20 AM - 2 Likes   #5268
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QuoteOriginally posted by kwb Quote
pinholecam, I like the subtle "god ray" effect enhancing the silhouette of the gull.

Great atmosphere, makkan.

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Q7+02 zoom

Falling into the Milky Way (a shooting star crossed Cygnus) by k kwb, on Flickr

Q7+06 zoom

Venus, tree, concrete and stainless steel by k kwb, on Flickr

Q7+Orion Space Probe 3 telescope

Moon, 20161109 19:53 Pacific, Washington State, USA by k kwb, on Flickr

Happy ThanQsgiving everyone!

Superb!
These shots put many trying to do this genre with more advanced DSLRs to shame.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Phenix jc Quote
[off topic for pineholecam]
Difficult to find something better on the road than a Moulton TSR IMHO : The Rolls Royce ^^
The Jetstream P8 is probably one of the best allroad foldable bicycle, the best offroad but not the best on road, because you have only 8 gears, and the sitting position is straight, like a mountain bike.
It has a good gear ratio, so it's able to climb, to go offroad, to overtake a (half)racing bike. I've opened a looong thread here :
DAHON Jetstream P8 (avec des photos dedans) - Forum-velo-pliant.fr
it's in French though ; You'll find a mini-summary on the first page with many links & photos. Feel free to ask any question in English there,[off topic - off]



Q7+02

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Thanks makkan. Jpegs OOC.
Have you try to defish ?
OT..

Great info on the Jetstream. Thx

Unfortunately, the Moulton rides exactly like a Rolls Royce.
I prefer functional to flashy (like Pentax vs Leica) and I don't think its the bike for me.
The Jetstream seems to be a modern interpretation of the Moulton (+ more).



Ok. Back to the Q and its usefulness as a bike tour camera.


Q7+Fisheye
11-26-2016, 05:21 AM   #5269
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QuoteOriginally posted by Phenix jc Quote
Thanks makkan. Jpegs OOC.
Have you try to defish ?
Nope, so far I haven't felt the need. Might want to venture into that soon though, I really like the 03 Fish-eye.

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Great atmosphere, makkan.

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Q7+02 zoom

Falling into the Milky Way (a shooting star crossed Cygnus) by k kwb, on Flickr

Q7+06 zoom

Venus, tree, concrete and stainless steel by k kwb, on Flickr

Q7+Orion Space Probe 3 telescope

Moon, 20161109 19:53 Pacific, Washington State, USA by k kwb, on Flickr

Happy ThanQsgiving everyone!
Thanks!
Love your shots, especially the moon and that arced structure.

QuoteOriginally posted by pinholecam Quote
Ok. Back to the Q and its usefulness as a bike tour camera.


Q7+Fisheye
Really nice, I especially love the clouds and vibrant blue sky. Did you hit the sweet spot with the horizon in this one, it doesn't seem all that distorted or did you defish it?


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11-26-2016, 11:58 AM - 2 Likes   #5270
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I've been enjoying exploring Blur Control mode.


Q7+01 , BC-2

I'm told these are the remains of zinnias. Does anyone know any better?

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Really nice, I especially love the clouds and vibrant blue sky. Did you hit the sweet spot with the horizon in this one, it doesn't seem all that distorted or did you defish it?
Thanks, I just centered the horizon to minimize the distortion, and a little correction in LR.
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I was really disappointed with the Q and 01 prime. It was worse than Canon G12...should I give try Q with the bigger sensor? I Just want P@S in car...pocket..you know instead of a phone
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I was really disappointed with the Q and 01 prime. It was worse than Canon G12...should I give try Q with the bigger sensor? I Just want P@S in car...pocket..you know instead of a phone
Hard to answer unless you can specify what disappointed you about the combination in the first place. These things are personal, right? I'm sure almost everybody has spent time with some kind of equipment only to quickly find it's a bad fit for how we personally think and shoot.

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Hard to answer unless you can specify what disappointed you about the combination in the first place. These things are personal, right? I'm sure almost everybody has spent time with some kind of equipment only to quickly find it's a bad fit for how we personally think and shoot.
The IQ was much worse..and it was soft! I can post some samples if I can find them
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The IQ was much worse..and it was soft! I can post some samples if I can find them
I suggest posting samples in a fresh thread (as we've cluttered this one enough) - it could be interesting, especially if you have the EXIF data intact.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Sluggo Quote
The IQ was much worse..and it was soft! I can post some samples if I can find them
I've screwed up too many shots owing to overlooked settings on modern bodies to first presume it's the gear's fault. If many shots are at odds with similar work and reviews posted on-line most often a check of ALL the settings and reference to the manual reveal the primary actuating nut is at fault -- fortunately a cheap and easy DIY fix.
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I've screwed up too many shots owing to overlooked settings on modern bodies to first presume it's the gear's fault. If many shots are at odds with similar work and reviews posted on-line most often a check of ALL the settings and reference to the manual reveal the primary actuating nut is at fault -- fortunately a cheap and easy DIY fix.
It was all manual..tripod..etc. I'm satisfied with K30 and K-S2 .. an I use even M lenses I just expected too much

the only photo. I have delete raws etc..

ƒ/4.0 8.5 mm 1/400 125


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There isn't a lot to go on here, with both the EXIF data and color information removed. I was hoping to see whether shake reduction was on (shouldn't have been, if using a tripod), and what the camera thought of the exposure level. Still ...

QuoteOriginally posted by AldaCZ Quote
I just expected too much
Maybe so. You have here a composition that doesn't play to the strengths of the camera, whether it should be called "soft" or not. You're looking for subtle background detail across the frame where there isn't a prominent foreground subject, and for that, the more sensor surface, the better. See the discussion about detail in PF's Q7 review.

As the review suggests, The Q7 or Q-S1 would probably give you more satisfaction for this kind of shooting than your original Q did, but neither will give you the quality you are accustomed to from your APS-C bodies.
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Using 25mm c-mount lens.

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5-15 Pentax lens

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25mm c mount lens
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I've been enjoying exploring Blur Control mode.


Q7+01 , BC-2

I'm told these are the remains of zinnias. Does anyone know any better?
Excellent results with Blur Control Sluggo. I really must go back and experiment with that again.

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It was all manual..tripod..etc. I'm satisfied with K30 and K-S2 .. an I use even M lenses I just expected too much

the only photo. I have delete raws etc..

/4.0 8.5 mm 1/400 125


Doesn't look horrific to my eyes. Very challenging scene with lots of dynamic range. Your going to get 3 stops less DR on the Q versus something like a K30 or KS2.

Your at F4 which is getting into diffraction territory on this camera (equiv to F22). F2.8 may yield better results.

What was the focal point? Looks decently sharp in the foreground and the corners.
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