Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
02-08-2013, 06:13 PM   #1
New Member




Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 1
Black shaddow at top frame

I have a new K30 camera and am experiencing a problem of having a black shaddow appear in the photo and viewfinder. (see attached photo)

Has anyone had a similar problem, or does anyone know what may be causing this issue?

Attached Images
View Picture EXIF
PENTAX K-30  Photo 
02-08-2013, 06:18 PM   #2
Ole
Administrator
Ole's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 3,881
Are you using a lens hood that isn't mounted correctly?

Since you see the problem in the viewfinder it cannot be the shutter as I would otherwise have thought.
02-08-2013, 06:24 PM   #3
Administrator
Site Webmaster
Adam's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Arizona
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 43,217
What lens are you using? Looks like a screwed up lens to me!

Adam
PentaxForums.com Webmaster (Site Usage Guide | Site Help | My Photography)



PentaxForums.com's high server and development costs are user-supported. You can help cover those costs by donating. Or, buy your photo gear from our affiliates, Adorama, B&H Photo, or Topaz Labs, and get FREE Marketplace access - click here to see how! Trusted Pentax retailers:

02-08-2013, 08:47 PM   #4
Site Supporter
stevebrot's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Vancouver (USA)
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 27,460
Brim of your hat, perhaps?

02-09-2013, 06:33 PM   #5
Veteran Member




Join Date: Aug 2012
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 345
If it's in the VF and the image, as others have said, it's likely that it's an issue with the lens. Have you tried a different lens? Or, if you're using a lens hood, have you tried shooting with it off?
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
k-30, k-50, pentax k30, pentax k50, photo, shaddow
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Top Black Friday Pentax Gear Adam Pentax News and Rumors 20 11-30-2012 05:37 AM
D800 #1 seller at Amazon Top 100 Samsungian Non-Pentax Cameras: Canon, Nikon, etc. 54 04-28-2012 09:17 AM
K-7 shutter problem... black frame Timichango Pentax DSLR Discussion 3 06-21-2010 05:02 PM
Black bar on top of image? tcdk Pentax DSLR Discussion 6 05-05-2010 08:43 AM
K200D in Top 25 & K-7 out of Top 25 at Amazon Samsungian Pentax News and Rumors 8 10-20-2009 07:06 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:27 PM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top