Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
12-14-2013, 08:17 AM - 1 Like   #16
Pentaxian
normhead's Avatar

Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Near Algonquin Park
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 23,773
QuoteOriginally posted by RonHendriks1966 Quote
Yes it is, the lens will keep catching photon's like every other f1.4 lens, but the smaller sensor will use less off those photon's!
Ah, you're comparing to an FF system?
Of was that a reference to each pixel being smaller and and catching less light than a pixel on a K-5?

Is anyone here capable of just enjoying the image? Or was that not the point? At this point I'm thinking, it's 2.8 instead of 1.4 and it's catching less light than something else, and I don't really care, it's just a nice image, well executed. The trouble with the analytical mind is, it stops you from interacting with reality and locks you up in intellectual concepts.

Personally I just enjoy the captured moment. Nothing is added or subtracted from that by discussing the limitations of the technology. IN this case the photographer and technology should be admired for the image they produced. ƒ2.8 or ƒ1.4, more photons or fewer photons, really, who gives a #@%^ ?

12-14-2013, 09:31 AM   #17
Pentaxian
philbaum's Avatar

Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Port Townsend, Washington State, USA
Posts: 3,659
This affects which lenses one might carry...

With these kinds of resolution (and resulting cropability), 24mp on an Aps, at which point should a prime lens be labelled a "zoom" lens? Cool pic by the way.

Just being provocative, but in effect today's high MP cameras reduce the need to carry so many lenses.

I like that phrase - crop till you drop :-)
12-14-2013, 10:02 AM   #18
Pentaxian
starbase218's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Groningen, The Netherlands
Posts: 1,022
Btw if I haven't said so already: nice shot!

edit: It just occurred to me, could the K-3 be the Lumia Pureview of the DSLRs?
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!
crop, dslr, game, image, images, k-3, k3, light, pentax k-3, pixels, rest, wich
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
A tale of 3 sensors K-3/K-01/K-7 Painter Pentax K-3 21 11-16-2013 09:38 PM
Magic lens producing lackluster photos on K-01 kharry2012 Pentax K-01 27 01-10-2013 04:18 PM
SLR Magic 35mm T0.95...will it work for K-o1? cristigj Pentax K-01 10 01-06-2013 11:25 AM
Saw 3 Pentax users in One spot! (Disney, Magic Kingdom FL) CEWren Pentax DSLR Discussion 16 09-09-2012 06:43 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:02 AM. | See also: NikonForums.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