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02-12-2014, 06:13 PM - 1 Like   #301
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I've been using my K10D a lot this month. I prefer it to the K-5 for most macro:




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I've been using my K10D a lot this month. I prefer it to the K-5 for most macro:


What is it about the K10 that you prefer over the K5 for macro?
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What is it about the K10 that you prefer over the K5 for macro?
Most of my macro these days is high-magnification with stacking. I have flashes very close meaning I can have them at low power and still shoot at low ISO, and I just like the look of the K10D at low ISO. (I suppose I should really do some controlled comparisons with the K-5.) More pixels doesn't help with this kind of macro, because you are nearly always working right up against diffraction limits, so I actually prefer the K10D's lower resolution for this. Plus it makes the stacking go quicker -- it's a computationally heavy process.
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Most of my macro these days is high-magnification with stacking. I have flashes very close meaning I can have them at low power and still shoot at low ISO, and I just like the look of the K10D at low ISO. (I suppose I should really do some controlled comparisons with the K-5.) More pixels doesn't help with this kind of macro, because you are nearly always working right up against diffraction limits, so I actually prefer the K10D's lower resolution for this. Plus it makes the stacking go quicker -- it's a computationally heavy process.
I see. Thanks for sharing your perspective and reasons.

I hear you on the computational angle. The very first computer I had was a Pentium 3, and I scanned an 8x10 photograph and something like 1,200 dpi. It crashed the machine repeatedly. I ultimately dug deep into the operating system and turned off every process I could to get the thing to run, and finally was able to scan the photo. It turned out real nice, but to view and edit the thing, or even print it, I had to play the silly disable the services dance to make it happen.

Today though, I have a CAD workstation I built to do 3d CAD and solid modeling stuff on and it has no trouble at all with extra high resolution images.

Of course I don't use it for anything else, it doesn't even have any software on it that is not needed for the work I do on it.

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Some doors in historic downtown Madison, Georgia.
A very nice and varied collection. Doors make interesting subjects.
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A very nice and varied collection. Doors make interesting subjects.
Thank you so much for the kind words Ray!
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I've been using my K10D a lot this month. I prefer it to the K-5 for most macro:


Awesome shot!
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I've been using my K10D a lot this month. I prefer it to the K-5 for most macro:


This is surreal !! I love the composition and overall smoothness of tones in this snow flakes.

Amazing how they are designed to shape every time differently ! It's like A Creator was saying : 'Look at that and tell me how come you all still don't believe in me!!' - and indeed people too often ignores these small wonders until they are up against their face --manntax


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Baro-nite, that is an excellent photo, I love it.

Manntax, I totally agree with your way of thinking.
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Baro-nite, that is an excellent photo, I love it.

Manntax, I totally agree with your way of thinking.
Thank you ! Yeah, we all are with no excuse..
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Is there any reason why there should not be a K10D "Users Club"; as in the K200, K5 Users Clubs, etc, and listed as a group along with all the other groups? There are evidently enough interested K10D users to warrant this. As it stands now, it's difficult to know that our group/club exists and difficult to find.
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Is there any reason why there should not be a K10D "Users Club"; as in the K200, K5 Users Clubs, etc, and listed as a group along with all the other groups? There are evidently enough interested K10D users to warrant this. As it stands now, it's difficult to know that our group/club exists and difficult to find.
You mean this one? K10D Users - PentaxForums.com
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Yeah, that looks like the one! Thanks for pointing that out, Paul. I was not aware of its existence. We can gather there, too. I have joined the group.
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Another K10 shot.

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