Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
05-18-2016, 03:57 PM   #6661
Pentaxian
normhead's Avatar

Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Near Algonquin Park
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 25,533
QuoteQuote:
Norm, are you doing something different in your post-processing? I see a lot less output sharpening, and I much prefer it. Your shots look wonderful
I've altered my K-3 preset so it uses about 1/4 the sharpening of my old K-5 preset. Tess got on my case about it, I was procrastinating. After all, what's little over sharpening amongst friends? Usually when you nail a K-3 image, it needs very little sharpening. I'm down to about 10% sharpening and 10% definition. Usually if I want "sharper looking", definition works better than actual sharpening. Creating the impression of sharpening without the artifacts.

05-18-2016, 04:00 PM   #6662
Moderator
Loyal Site Supporter
BigMackCam's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: North East of England
Posts: 6,567
QuoteOriginally posted by normhead Quote
I've altered my K-3 preset so it uses about 1/4 the sharpening of my old K-5 preset. Tess got on my case about it, I was procrastinating. After all, what's little over sharpening amongst friends? Usually when you nail a K-3 image, it needs very little sharpening. I'm down to about 10% sharpening and 10% definition. Usually if I want "sharper looking", definition works better than actual sharpening. Creating the impression of sharpening without the artifacts.
Excellent. Well, I liked your images before, but - honestly - the new approach is light years better. The images more than stand up to the reduced sharpening.
05-18-2016, 05:16 PM   #6663
Pentaxian
bobbotron's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: Ottawa, ON
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 1,892
QuoteOriginally posted by c.a.m Quote
Intriguing view. I've often wondered how to best capture that construction crane assembly - you've got it, I think!

- Craig
Thanks Craig! I was up in the Delta hotel's panorama room for a work thing when I saw that below. I think one could get a slightly better perspective if you tried. It's a really fun view from up there, recommended!
05-18-2016, 10:07 PM   #6664
Pentaxian
Jonathan Mac's Avatar

Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Madrid, Spain
Posts: 4,270
QuoteOriginally posted by BigMackCam Quote
Norm, are you doing something different in your post-processing? I see a lot less output sharpening, and I much prefer it. Your shots look wonderful
I agree, the photos look much better and more natural and realistic now.

05-19-2016, 09:56 AM - 1 Like   #6665
Loyal Site Supporter
gaweidert's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Rochester, NY
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 2,133
First iris of Spring.

These particular flowers are my favorite. They are descendants of ones that I took from my grandparents house over 50 years ago. I took some to my parents house tended them there and then to the two houses I have owned since. I have also given away bulbs to other people over the years. Since these are an old original breed, they have the added bonus of a wonderful scent to them.

To celebrate the event I put my screw mount SMC 55mm f1.8 lens on my K3. The sharpness of this old warhorse is still as good as just about anything available today. This is the lens that came with my Spotmatic II which I still have too. The first image was to me the best overall focus. In the second I went for the beard in front.
Attached Images
View Picture EXIF
PENTAX K-3  Photo 
View Picture EXIF
PENTAX K-3  Photo 
05-19-2016, 11:00 AM - 3 Likes   #6666
Loyal Site Supporter
gaweidert's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Rochester, NY
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 2,133
Bleeding Hearts

Same setup as previous post above. I guess that reviewer was right. These old film lenses just don't work on the new DSLR's.
Attached Images
View Picture EXIF
PENTAX K-3  Photo 

Last edited by gaweidert; 05-19-2016 at 11:07 AM.
05-19-2016, 05:58 PM - 2 Likes   #6667
Loyal Site Supporter
Scorpio71GR's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2014
Location: Michigan
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 3,705
1/20s handheld ISO1000 f5.6 250mm on the 60-250 luckily this guy never moved and I had a railing to rest on.

05-19-2016, 07:05 PM - 3 Likes   #6668
Pentaxian
Jorgario's Avatar

Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: San Josť
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 1,040
With HD 55-300:







And the baby:



05-19-2016, 07:36 PM - 4 Likes   #6669
Loyal Site Supporter
LeRolls's Avatar

Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: PSL, FL
Posts: 3,616

Last edited by LeRolls; 05-20-2016 at 07:09 PM.
05-21-2016, 11:13 AM - 3 Likes   #6670
Pentaxian
normhead's Avatar

Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Near Algonquin Park
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 25,533
K-3 plus DA*60-250 + 1.4 TC at 350mm. ƒ5.6 ISO 400 1/1000s







DA*200 with HD DA 1.4 TC and F 1.7x AF adapter stacked for 476mm
400 ISO, ƒ8, 1/400s







And I should also through in a few wildflowers. Taken with the Sigma 70 macro and HD DA 1.4 TC





Last edited by normhead; 05-21-2016 at 11:19 AM.
05-21-2016, 12:29 PM   #6671
Moderator
Loyal Site Supporter
BigMackCam's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: North East of England
Posts: 6,567
Outstanding, Norm - especially #6!
05-21-2016, 12:46 PM   #6672
Pentaxian
Driline's Avatar

Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: IOWA Where the Tall Corn Grows
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 2,973
DA 14 @ F8 using "tonal" color selection in iPhoto

05-21-2016, 11:05 PM - 4 Likes   #6673
Loyal Site Supporter
LeRolls's Avatar

Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: PSL, FL
Posts: 3,616



Last edited by LeRolls; 05-22-2016 at 08:46 AM.
05-22-2016, 01:34 AM - 1 Like   #6674
Loyal Site Supporter
rayallen's Avatar

Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Forresters Beach, Central Coast, NSW, Australia
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 1,666
QuoteOriginally posted by LeRolls Quote


You have done it again, LeRolls. Please don't stop.
05-22-2016, 03:50 AM - 1 Like   #6675
Site Supporter




Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Gladys, Virginia
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 15,989
Country Road.

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!
australia, auto, bittern, da, dslr, exposure, fa, flickr, info, iso, jpg, k-3, k3, k5-iis, morning, pentax k-3, photography, pics, pm, post, sample, shot, shots, sunbird, thread, wb
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pentax Q street shots - post them here. barondla Pentax Q 254 04-22-2016 05:46 PM
Suggestion Create ONE thread with K3 sample shots to make it easier to navigate jpzk Site Suggestions and Help 2 10-31-2013 07:51 PM
DA 55-300 Sample Shots (x7), no post processing cputeq Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 15 07-04-2008 01:01 AM
Post Your Eclipse shots here. vievetrick Post Your Photos! 34 02-25-2008 08:14 AM
Spring! Post your Motorcycle shots here! slip Post Your Photos! 33 04-28-2007 05:18 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:27 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