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01-27-2008, 11:15 AM   #1
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K20D field test (in Russian)

Guy describes his experience with K20D in Dubai.
http://prophotos.ru/reviews/7244?page=2#

Key points:
- testing was done with beta firmware (0.20);
- metering system very often was off by up to +/-1 EV even in not challenging lighting, tester hopes they will fix it in final firmware version;
- AWB works very well in artificial light;
- AF seems to work a little bit better than on K10D;
- very good high ISO performance, even ISO6400 is usable;
- some interesting in-camera post-processing effects.

01-27-2008, 03:55 PM   #2
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A little more details... I read the article and post detais here...

Jpeg size - 9-10Mb
Very nice WB in artificial light, unlike K10D
Seems like continious AF got better somehow
Noise appears on 1600. 6400 still usable.
Noise on extreme ISOs can be comverted to film-like shots

Shots made with new 18-55 kit lens, macro shots made with new macro 35mm first two shots - 50-200.
01-27-2008, 04:05 PM   #3
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Wow
9 to 10 MB pics..Remember the days of the 1.44 floppy's?
01-28-2008, 11:40 AM   #4
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Hah i surely do! I used a PC with no HDD, so all system, programming tools, some games and so on were on 5-6 1.44 floppies That all together was smaller then ONE photo now...

01-28-2008, 12:56 PM   #5
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at last someone who know hows to expose the pictures
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