Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
02-28-2009, 01:09 PM   #61
Veteran Member
RBellavance's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Near Montréal, Canada
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 1,716
QuoteOriginally posted by GaryM Quote
This is the best episode of 'Canon Lens Talk' ever! I'm just not sure why it's in 'Pentax News & Rumors'.
I was thinking exactly the same thing.

02-28-2009, 11:16 PM   #62
Junior Member




Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Vietnam
Posts: 45
I'm currently wonder about what's new in PMA09 for Pentax. But I'm sure 100% that the DA* 60-250 is beginning to export to world wide. As far as I know, street price is about USD 1000. This is infor from Pentax factory in Vietnam. We're also hardly waiting more for this stuff.
03-01-2009, 11:10 AM   #63
m8o
Veteran Member
m8o's Avatar

Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: 40°-55'-44" N / 73°-24'-07" W [on LI]
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 3,102
QuoteOriginally posted by Ted1212 Quote
...
This is a gap that Pentax should have exploited with marketing at least, its way ahead of Canon in a good apsc system in my opinion (all lenses, even third party are stabilized), and I think it needs a pro model and marketing that can show how good its lenses actually are.
I'm not so sure added bells & whistles of a 'pro' model are going to capture that much better images of the light projected thru the great Pentax glass than the last K*Ds. The ability to capture detail is there; the place I see the need for most advancement is reducing fringing brought on by the reflection off the sensors.

I can look at the light thru a long lens + TC setup with an eyepiece or just camera's viewfinder and the image is clean & clear @ the edges. I take the photo and it's a purple/blue mess (K10D ... dunno if the K20D is better in that realm).


So getting back on topic... anyone find an eager attendee of this shindig who updated his/her blog with their PDA phone?
03-01-2009, 10:57 PM   #64
Junior Member




Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Berkeley, CA
Posts: 49
QuoteOriginally posted by Ted1212 Quote
Because its about the products Pentax are offering, and in this case how there is a hole (one of several) in the market that had to be filled by going to another brand. And how that particular hole - a pro camera in this case - affects the perception of the public as to which brand they invest in.
A hole? More of a gaping abyss, really.

I often hear Canon or Nikon owners talk about about avoiding AF-S/DX lenses because they don't want to have to sell those lenses when/if they move up to full-frame. I'm sure that same logic is in effect when people consider investing in a Pentax system: it's a dead end, unless you are sure you'll never want a full-frame camera or are highly optimistic that Pentax will grow.

03-04-2009, 09:56 PM   #65
Senior Member
troywhite's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Canberra, Australia
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 171
QuoteOriginally posted by GaryM Quote
This is the best episode of 'Canon Lens Talk' ever! I'm just not sure why it's in 'Pentax News & Rumors'.
Absolutely. WTF is going on with all this bollocks talk about Canon 5D in a Pentax forum.

I'm getting tired of it already. Go wank over you D700 or 5D some place else please.
03-05-2009, 08:58 AM   #66
Senior Moderator
Loyal Site Supporter
Parallax's Avatar

Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: South Dakota
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 15,593
Isn't funny how the Canon fans, as a group, are the most snobbish yet have the least to be snobbish about?
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!
pentax news, pentax rumors
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Machinery Warbirds over Wanaka - sneak peak goddo31 Post Your Photos! 1 04-03-2010 04:07 AM
A sneak peak for Pentax users! jct us101 General Talk 23 08-25-2009 02:14 PM
sneak peak.... Gooshin Post Your Photos! 4 07-29-2009 06:27 PM
Photo shoot sneak peak :) UPDATED codiac2600 Post Your Photos! 8 01-30-2009 09:56 AM
Sneak a peak. Falcons Photo Critique 2 04-26-2008 12:10 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:17 AM. | 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