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11-29-2013, 04:55 PM - 2 Likes   #1
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PhotoUniverse: Pentax K 3 - But is it Sharp?

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I think he listed the potential problems really well. I'm sure people will get a lot out of the K-3 after they really figure it out.
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I've seen some pretty amazing photos from the K3
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Ed is dealing from experience and has got to the heart of this issue. The K3 works great if you use proper technique. My K3 appears to need additional sharpening compared to the K5IIs. Out of the camera shots on the K5IIs are the sharpest I have ever seen at the pixel level. However, once you sharpen the K3 images, they look great.

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I agree. But the K-3 raw can also handle more sharpening than a IIs without falling apart.

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QuoteOriginally posted by DDoram Quote
Ed is dealing from experience and has got to the heart of this issue. The K3 works great if you use proper technique. My K3 appears to need additional sharpening compared to the K5IIs. Out of the camera shots on the K5IIs are the sharpest I have ever seen at the pixel level. However, once you sharpen the K3 images, they look great.

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I agree. The default sharpening on the K-3 is very conservative. The K-5iis wowed right from the first 100% view. The K-3 images out of camera look soft. If I shot jpegs I'd be experimenting with increasing the in camera sharpening.
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QuoteOriginally posted by jbinpg Quote
I agree. But the K-3 raw can also handle more sharpening than a IIs without falling apart.

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I've experienced this as well. The K-5iis images were robust, but the K-3Raw images are almost bullet proof, if that makes any sense...
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