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09-10-2021, 02:00 AM   #6646
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QuoteOriginally posted by flixter416 Quote
Just curious 2old4toys, what setup did you have on your telescope?
I have a ropey old Celestron Galaxsee 1000mm thing. No equatorial motor but the night sky was clear and Mars was bright so just pointed in the right direction. The image was what I got with no cropping, 1/100s and ISO 1250. My Q used has the IR blocking filter removed which probably helped with the shutter speed.

Will hope to try again with slower shutter with equatorial motor added.
Now I understand the relative size of the moon vs Jupiter and Saturn, vs The massive Andromeda, will try to shoot those too. This small sensor Q has opened my eyes to backyard Astro

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"Death before Decaf" - and mini-Einstein

A few recent shots with my Q7 and the 01 prime lens - taken in a combination bookstore/coffee shop in Ashland, Oregon.

In one section, next to the books, there are puppets of famous writers, thinkers and scientists -- including one of my heroes, Albert Einstein---



In another section, one can sit down at a table and leaf through one's new book while sucking down a double espresso or cappuccino. But the individual sitting atop this table seems to have taken the phrase 'Death before Decaf!' a little too seriously---



Or perhaps he is just praying for a double-shot from beyond the grave
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In another section, one can sit down at a table and leaf through one's new book while sucking down a double espresso or cappuccino. But the individual sitting atop this table seems to have taken the phrase 'Death before Decaf!' a little too seriously---

I love this!! We put a skeleton in a dining room chair for halloween 2019 and he’s been there ever since. For a long long time he was our only house guest 😂 Nice to know we’re not the only weirdos.

Just got my first Q (mark i). The only thing soothing the bitterness of knowing I could’ve gotten one A DECADE AGO is how ev+1 looks EXACTLY like overexposed Kodak Gold and I am SO pleased.

How, how is this tiny thing the most “filmic” of any camera I’ve tried?!
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Pentax Q 07 shield lens with infinity focus mod.



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I love this!! We put a skeleton in a dining room chair for halloween 2019 and he’s been there ever since. For a long long time he was our only house guest �� Nice to know we’re not the only weirdos.

Just got my first Q (mark i). The only thing soothing the bitterness of knowing I could’ve gotten one A DECADE AGO is how ev+1 looks EXACTLY like overexposed Kodak Gold and I am SO pleased.

How, how is this tiny thing the most “filmic” of any camera I’ve tried?!
He true! limited resolution, some quick colour math = fun times to be had!


I was reading on another forum where a chap is using old C mount lens, and making short videos at 720p at around 3m in length to replicate the fun he had as a kid using Super 8mm cameras.

And why not I say! good idea!


Heck you could buy a bunch of old 256 / 512m SD cards for authentic film loading experiences


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I couldn't help myself and did the math, 720p ~1.8m per sec, so 3mins is ~270meg. dig around for your 256m cards everyone and lets gooooo!
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Here's one from last summer:




Pentax Q-7, Cosmicar 75mm f1.9 @f2,8, 1/125sec @ ISO 200

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09-21-2021, 11:54 PM   #6652
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QuoteOriginally posted by MiguelATF Quote
A few recent shots with my Q7 and the 01 prime lens - taken in a combination bookstore/coffee shop in Ashland, Oregon.
Nice pics and story, thanks

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QuoteOriginally posted by 2old4toys Quote
Pentax Q 07 shield lens with infinity focus mod.
I've shield lens some weeks now and i really like it
But this photo is better as what I've made so far with that lens....very beautiful

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Cross posted to Point and Shoot competition #162 - Something new - PentaxForums.com. All shot with Q7.

Mountain behind heavy smoke and light sprinkle of rain. Q 02 Standard Zoom at 11.2mm, f/5.6, 1/400s, ISO 200. This is a pano stitch.



Fresh coal tar is reflecting the morning sun light. Q 01 Standard Prime (8.5mm), f/2.8, 1/2000s, ISO 200.


This papecraft pentaprism didn't quite work for 2021 Pentax Forums T-shirt Contest, but I took pictures anyway as a record. Q 06 Tele Zoom at 44.7mm, f/2.8, 1/6s, ISO 200.
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I like standing under trees. (Q & 01 Prime)


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I'm standing by a huge blue water tank, pointing the camera up. Q7, Q 08 Wide Zoom at f/5.6, 1/250s, ISO 100.


Water tank by k kwb, on Flickr
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