Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
04-06-2011, 11:04 AM   #1
Senior Member
stevbike's Avatar

Join Date: May 2009
Location: Newbury, Ontario
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 268
K-m- self-timer/ motor setting question.

Up until now, I had not really thought about the self-timer setting section of the K-m camera design. I have started to do some close-up pictures using the autobracket setting to try out some HDR pictures. The problem is that I also need the self-timer so camera shake does not kill the first frame in the series when slow shutter speeds are used. The problem lays in the bundled set-up of the motor drive/ self-timer/ remote control. The older SF10 used the same bundled self-timer / drive settings. The problem with the K-m is that in some cases, a number of features will be needed at any given time.

My question is are the newer models like set-up the same way? If so, I see this as a weakness in the camera design. It would be nice to see self-timer separated from the motor drive settings so these features can be used together if needed. My Fuji S1500 bridge camera can use these functions separately but the limitations of this camera are there. In areas like extreme macro used on the Pentax with a true macro lens and extension tubes are used, I need both functions if an HDR or just getting bracketed picture for editting are to be shot. Anyone have comments about this? I still like the camera but seeing the bundling on the self-time into the drive set-up mode section is a bit of downer.

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!
camera, drive, dslr, features, functions, k-m, macro, motor, photography, self-timer, set-up, settings
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Diopter Setting Question prajno Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 19 02-14-2013 05:39 PM
setting autofocus with the self timer frazzy Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 3 01-16-2011 06:06 PM
Setting Exposure Question lyunya Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 7 12-21-2010 01:48 PM
Lightroom setting question! HermanLee Digital Processing, Software, and Printing 3 12-31-2009 10:18 AM
K200D self timer question joeyc Pentax DSLR Discussion 5 06-29-2009 05:42 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:18 PM. | 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