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03-18-2020, 10:55 PM   #1
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Test Shot Focusing On Fabric My Wife Uses.
Lens: Pentax-FA 80~320mm Lens Camera: Pentax k-7 Photo Location: Study ISO: 200 Shutter Speed: 1/60s Aperture: F11 

Focal Length 320mm, Manual Exposure Mode and Manual Focus. Used Nikon SB-24 Speedlight With Multi-Segment Metering.

As stated in the title, I use the fabrics you see in the photo for testing settings and also for getting dialed in with focusing.

I purchased this lens some time ago from a member here in PF Marketplace. I checked the ratings and discovered there were not many flattering comments made.

However, undaunted as I was, I determined a way to make this dude work and work very well. The mistake I was making with this outfit the first few days was not using a tripod.

Guess what? I used a tripod and the self-timer for two seconds. Other than resizing to fit this forum, this image is pretty much straight out of camera and I must admit, I find the

end results to be most impressive. Please let me know any issues, comments plus or minus as I am all ears on this one. This lens is the black finish model which I understand

has been a problem child performance wise and the Auto-Focus is Kaput. !! thanks a million.

tonyee )

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Last edited by Tonytee; 03-18-2020 at 10:57 PM. Reason: Correction.

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