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03-29-2012, 09:31 PM   #1
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Another Way To Hold The K-01

Just thought I'd share. My right hand just kind of naturally took up this position when I was holding the K-01 down low as one might use an old Rolleiflex. While the three largest fingers wrap around the grip, the thumb is free to travel over all buttons on the right side, top and back.

I shoot this way sometimes partially for stability (left hand supporting lens, elbows locked against ribcage) and partially for a lower-angled view of things. Also makes one a little less conspicuous if that is desired. Only downside: can't look directly at LCD - more like a 45 degree angle from above. But I see enough to frame the image, trusting the spot AF to lock on to the main subject before my final composition.

Hope this makes some kind of sense.

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03-29-2012, 10:07 PM   #2
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Hmmm - worth a try. Imagine that with an articulating LCD!
03-29-2012, 11:14 PM   #3
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Imagine that with an articulating LCD!
Yup. My main kvetch about the K-01. File under "No Camera Is Perfect."

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