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03-16-2014, 12:43 PM   #7606
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Well, if you shoot Jpeg you could always save files in the 12-14 mp range (Mid quality). That is what I have already been doing on business related shots where the viewers don't have any taste. But for large prints, really large prints, like 24"x26" I will use the full megapickle range. I find the K-3 menus strangely familiar and simple after using the K-30. Oops, off-topic! There may be Vegemite in my laptop keyboard creating hazardous Auto-Correct conditions.
I don't shoot jpeg anymore except for toss off web pics of stuff I'm selling on CL etc. I use the full range of MP's of the cameras that I have and shoot only RAW, but 16MP is plenty for me. I just don't see the point of 24MP unless you're into making billboard sized prints, and I don't. You can do a nice poster sized print with 16MP. 24MP just seems kind of redundant to me, but some people they like that so if they want to pay for it be my guest. I just don't think it's worth the extra bucks that the K-3 costs vs as K5/K5II really. I do kind of want a K5II vs a K5 if I can get one, better AF would be really nice, but other than that I don't really care, and the K-3's supposedly even better AF just isn't worth another $600 to me.

A K-5II is what I am aiming for pretty much though I might settle for a K5 if I must. I only have about a $400-500 budget for whatever camera I am going to buy later this year. A K-3 is simply out of my budget range anyhow. I'm going to pop for one in July or August most likely. A K-5/K5II used or a K-30 new or used. Then next year whichever one I don't have by then, a K5/K5II or a K-30, I am likely going to get as my second body so I can retire my K-x finally. That will give me 2 WR bodies to swap out and work with, give me a good backup camera system that I can use for work no matter what. This year I mean to get one or the other and the 18-135WR. That's the goal anyway...

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I did! Well, no. I really did read them first. But sometimes, I just gratuitously liked y'all anyway during post-a-thon just because it helped.
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I did the same thing but my K3 was sitting on the desk with hociR facing me so my judgement was probably impaired at the time.
Starting to sound like too much information. Could be safer to shift more towards Bacon and Cheese.
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Oh I agree. Even Ham and Cheese. As long as there is some cheese involved.

Besides, if you spread a bit of cheese on it you can even get away with less than 3MP
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Oh I agree. Even Ham and Cheese. As long as there is some cheese involved.

Besides, if you spread a bit of cheese on it you can even get away with less than 3MP
I would have to use some heavy layers of cheese, my phone is only 1.3 MegaPickles

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I would have to use some heavy layers of cheese, my phone is only 1.3 MegaPickles
Cheese on the phone will make hearing the news slightly more difficult!
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Cheese on the phone will make hearing the news slightly more difficult!
Not on this old Motorola flip-phone.
I could drop it in a bucket of mud in a zip-lock bag and still have "clarity" They don`t make them like they used to.
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OK. It is snowing again, bet the kids have no school tomorrow.
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bet the kids have no school tomorrow.
My daughter's school is on spring break and she's visiting my sister in Florida. I'm gonna tell her to fly home asap to shovel the walk.

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I would have to use some heavy layers of cheese, my phone is only 1.3 MegaPickles
Just take it to Dominoes and have them run it through with the pizza!
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My daughter's school is on spring break and she's visiting my sister in Florida. I'm gonna tell her to fly home asap to shovel the walk.
How can they call it spring break if it's still snowing...
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How can they call it spring break if it's still snowing...
It is spring, sort of. Just spitting some snow, up to 6 inches predicted. No biggie.

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Just take it to Dominoes and have them run it through with the pizza!
Three meat thin crust with bread-sticks. Yumm.
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How can they call it spring break if it's still snowing...
More to the point, how can they call it spring break if it's not spring yet? It's still winter for 5 more days... where I live, young people don't party in speedos and bikinis on the beach during spring break, you can't find the sand or the water under the ice and snow...
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What does the Shmoo say?

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...and are they stamped hociR on their tasty rears?


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Apologies! I should have said "Brand N" or "Brand C"... (would you believe too much blood in my caffeine stream? )

Now removing egg from face...
Its quite alright Julie. I did punctuate the post with a smiley.

I was just funnin' ya.

Besides, Mrs. Racer hardly ever checks in here. She checks the news, e-mail, plays some solitaire or mahjong, then watches TV. I have to twist her arm to do much else.

If it weren't for the Optio she wouldn't bother at all.

She is definitely not getting a K3.
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She is definitely not getting a K3.
ummmm...perhaps you should check your front porch when you get home.


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