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02-16-2016, 04:20 AM   #1321
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QuoteOriginally posted by kenspo Quote
No, everything is released at the same time. Beside a few jaw dropping stuff on the camera, the only HW beside that i know about, is the battery grip
You have me intrigued with this jaw dropping stuff

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QuoteOriginally posted by Mistral75 Quote
No, tomorrow night for kenspo and me who are in Europe. Announcement time is on the 18th in Japan at 7am JST, which is on the 17th at 10pm UTC.
Forgot about that. So tomorrow it is for me also!
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QuoteOriginally posted by LilithBaerchen Quote
I donīt want to get too close into interpretation, but you do a lot of concert photography, yet say the "shooting in the dark" thing wonīt help you? Is there a part of "jaw dropping stuff" beside the shooting in the dark thing you donīt need or are the concerts you shoot all in good light? ^^

(Sorry for trying to dig deeper into the information, but tomorrow is soooo loooong away )
Most concerts i shoot are in difficult light read it this way; its nothing i need during concerts, since i always use more then 1 camera..But for other photographers working in the dark, it will be awesome.

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QuoteOriginally posted by robbiec Quote
You have me intrigued with this jaw dropping stuff
It will have features no other dslr have a few 4/3 have something similar.
02-16-2016, 04:28 AM   #1324
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QuoteOriginally posted by kenspo Quote
Most concerts i shoot are in difficult light read it this way; its nothing i need during concerts, since i always use more then 1 camera..But for other photographers working in the dark, it will be awesome.

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It will have features no other dslr have a few 4/3 have something similar.
Argh riddle time will continue ^^

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-3EV sensitivity on all cross-points perhaps? That would be amazing
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No..you will all think WTF? when you'll see it..you wouldn't expect that on a dslr typical Pentax..do their own stuff!
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QuoteOriginally posted by kenspo Quote
No..you will all think WTF? when you'll see it..you wouldn't expect that on a dslr typical Pentax..do their own stuff!
It can make coffee?
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QuoteOriginally posted by kenspo Quote
...But for other photographers working in the dark, it will be awesome.
Maybe that 'lightbulb' button turns on backlighting of all the buttons on the camera? Or am barking up the wrong tree? ;-)


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02-16-2016, 04:38 AM   #1329
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QuoteOriginally posted by kenspo Quote
Most concerts i shoot are in difficult light read it this way; its nothing i need during concerts, since i always use more then 1 camera..But for other photographers working in the dark, it will be awesome.
Oh, I know what that could be.
The little "dent" above the k-mount is not a dent at all, it's a LED!
(I'm only guessing though.)
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QuoteOriginally posted by D1N0 Quote
It can make coffee?
THIS would be totally awesome, but definitely useful as concert-photographer + any 4/3 able to do this - so probably we have to wait a little longer for this feature


@Kenspo: You know how to keep the tension high, my F5-Button will be crushed while waiting for the official specs in the next 48 hours
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Yes, it contains an espresso maker and microwave
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QuoteOriginally posted by kenspo Quote
Most concerts i shoot are in difficult light read it this way; its nothing i need during concerts, since i always use more then 1 camera..But for other photographers working in the dark, it will be awesome.
You're not just talking about the little light bulb button on top of the camera? Because this *is* one of the things I like most about the K-1 as we've seen it. On K-3II and previous models the top LCD backlight was always either on or off. Hence I would switch if off to conserve battery power. but in the dark that would make my camera a lot harder to use. I rely on the top LCD a lot, esp since I prefer not using the extremely bright rear LCD in the dark, and having to lift the VF to my eye every time I want to check settings is a nuisance as well... 25 years ago my Pentax SFXn had the AE-L button double as a top LCD light switch, a feature I have missed ever since I moved to DSLR's 12 years ago... It would be awesome to have this back!

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K-1 will do more then what you have on other ones..
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Yep Wim, but it ain't jawdropping at all
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QuoteOriginally posted by kenspo Quote
(...) its nothing i need during concerts, since i always use more then 1 camera..But for other photographers working in the dark, it will be awesome.(...)
So it's something that's useful for photographers working in the dark with only one camera.



People needing to change lenses (they only have one camera) in the dark.



Some device assisting in correctly mounting a lens on the camera in the dark?
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