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01-18-2014, 05:46 PM   #61
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Is the OP still around? I would guess he decided that the K3 doesn't have enough pop and stuck with what he had. I find that the K3 has plenty of pop as long as you pair it with good glass. Hand holding is fine with SR, although when I'm shooting landscapes, I use a tripod.




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Um...wow, Rondec!

When I bought my K-5IIs, it became clear to me that the images it produced had different qualities than those from the K-5 and I would need to tweak my routine when processing them. I'd be surprised if that weren't the case with the K-3. As I've read the K-3 commentary, I'm coming to think that, when I get one, I'm going to prefer the K-5 for some situations (where noise will be a significant issue) and the K-3 for others (where I'll need to crop a lot.) I'm basically fine with that--except that I expect I'll fumble and swear at the difference between the interfaces.
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QuoteOriginally posted by dadipentak Quote
Um...wow, Rondec!

When I bought my K-5IIs, it became clear to me that the images it produced had different qualities than those from the K-5 and I would need to tweak my routine when processing them. I'd be surprised if that weren't the case with the K-3. As I've read the K-3 commentary, I'm coming to think that, when I get one, I'm going to prefer the K-5 for some situations (where noise will be a significant issue) and the K-3 for others (where I'll need to crop a lot.) I'm basically fine with that--except that I expect I'll fumble and swear at the difference between the interfaces.
Thanks.

I would think a lot of your routines for the K5 IIs would work for the K3. The biggest thing about the K3 (coming from a regular K5) is that it doesn't need much sharpening and if I sharpened it to K5 levels, I got a lot of artifacts.
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Of course, some of us don't go for "pop", especially with the winter weather offering us a lovely muted palette.
Here's one I did with a K-3 + DA* 60-260mm, definitely no pop here:

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winter weather offering us a lovely muted palette.
Nice example.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Rondec Quote
Thanks.

I would think a lot of your routines for the K5 IIs would work for the K3. The biggest thing about the K3 (coming from a regular K5) is that it doesn't need much sharpening and if I sharpened it to K5 levels, I got a lot of artifacts.
I'd agree with that as well. I'm turning my K-5 sharpening levels down or sometimes even off completely.
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is this wow??
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What does WOW mean? When I first got my K5IIs over 1 year ago, I noticed that the colours seemed more muted than the K5, K30 or K01. However, in PP this can be set as desired. The K3 images can be set to whatever look you desire. I must admit that nothing compares to the K5IIs sharpness at 100%,

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