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10-23-2015, 05:06 AM - 1 Like   #226
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hmm, what's the bottom symbol on the 4 way dial where the old models had the flash settings?

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QuoteOriginally posted by patarok Quote
yep, i also dont see a need for Shake Reduction up there on the wheel.
Really could be Super Resolution ... ??
If the speculation is correct the inside button selects a configuration mode. Maybe any shooting parameter is available from that dial. SR on,off, panning settings, movie mode on off. Etc.

I rarely go into the menus except to format the card, I have user modes set up for most used configurations. The extra modes are nice, and having everything there at the top is a nice idea.
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I'm intrigued by that icon on the bottom button of the four-way controller. At a guess, I would think it brings up picture modes - possibly the Fx2 means you press it again to bring up a second or continuation menu of effects. I'm also surmising that the SR on the large control dial allows a toggle through of all the shake reduction facilities, e.g., shake reduction itself, anti-alias simulation, astro-tracing and pixel shift.

Edit: I hadn't read RobA_Oz's post when I wrote this!
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Looking at the latest photos, I can't help but think this is pre-production and has different materials, buttons than the final camera will have.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Krizu Quote
hmm, what's the bottom symbol on the 4 way dial where the old models had the flash settings?
New feature to control the sun. It's not enough to just have exposure compensation or white balance settings.
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Ah, the grip on the side has the NFC logo. So that's pretty cool - this thing is decked out with lots of gadgetry now! WiFi, GPS, and NFC
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QuoteOriginally posted by Vylen Quote
New feature to control the sun. It's not enough to just have exposure compensation or white balance settings.
So that is maybe the groundshaking new feature? You can move the sun around as your lighting needs, causing earthquakes, vulkcano eruptions and other kinds of havoc around the globe? :P

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Uh... the article cited a few messages above refers to this display camera as a "mock up" further down in the text. Is this a real, functioning camera or yet another model?
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Oh my god. She s so beautiful....I wanna make a wedding with her, I wanna make all the landscapes of the world with her. I'll even buy the Pentax 24 70 nor the tamron, because I want to protect her from dust and rain.

Please my dear, be precise and fast with the autofocus, don't let anyone argue your the best DSLR ever built.

And please, please, be 4k and 60fps. Dslr Filmmaker are adapting the takumars and k mount legacies to their canons. Let us fill vimeo with astounding shots taken with those amazing lenses, witnesses of a time where light and photography really matter.

I'm so in love with this camera. And I don't even meet her yet.
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QuoteOriginally posted by clawhammer Quote
I know that they'd have to have had something solid if they were going to launch on October 6th, but even still it's encouraging to see a camera that is more than just a 3d-printed mock-up.
From this link; Photo Plus 2015: First Glimpse at Pentax Full-Frame DSLR! | Expert photography blogs, tip, techniques, camera reviews - Adorama Learning Center "Ricoh says the as-yet unnamed camera will be launched in the spring of 2016"
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From the specs gleaned from the dials, buttons etc this will do everything I want. I now am no longer considering the A7RII and am willing to wait on this. All I need to know now are; 1. What sensor it has, and; 2. What is the retail price (possibly with the 24-70).

Bring it on.
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This thing looks so awesome I got excited even though I have no intention of getting a FF camera, like ever.
Thank god I won't have any excess money any time soon.
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QuoteOriginally posted by pathdoc Quote
I predict that either the shake-reduction mode or the as yet unmarked mode (white dot) will control the pixel shift.
I guess that white dot marks a "null" position, so you don't change any settings by accident.

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What does 'Fx2' refer to?
And Fx1 next to the lens ...

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From the look of it...

Good: this camera is beautiful, remind me of Pentax 67 look.

Bad: the VF window looks a little small, would be great if it is like the 645 (digital or film) and 67 series where it is circular.

Speculation: I think that strange top knob is a programmable knob that you can set to anything adjustable you like. It is also replaceable, with hundreds of colors to choose from, for $30.

And now we know the real reason for the delay.... that poor guy who writes the manual can't possibly complete the manual for a camera this complicated in the given time!
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Love the way this new camera looks and the direct access to features it provides. I esp love the lamp button, and I expect this will finally bring back immediate on/off top LCD illumination as I was used to on my 25yo SFXn (and not through the menu as now so either always on or always off).

OTOH, Hate the fact that I'll have to put huge and heavy lenses on it (to replace my 20-40, 16-50, 50-135). Unless the crop setting allows using it as a APS-C camera... that way I would have the features, but not the sensor... doesn't seem quite right though...

so... I hope that this design will be inherited by the next APS-C flagship.


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