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09-25-2008, 12:28 PM   #1
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One more K20D review

It is published on Russian site Test of Pentax K20D @ Prophotos.ru and is in Russian of course :-) Although my Russian has become somehow rusty I will try to give at least the conclusion.

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Pros: sealed; 14,6MP; rather low noise; excellent ergonomics; flexible adjustments; LiveView.
Cons: not speediest; not the fastest AF; no contrast detection AF in Liveview.

Overall resume: Superb choice for a photoartist! When You shoot taking Your time You can 100% discover all K20D possibilities. High regards to resolution, superb ergonomics and well thought out controls. All cons are about cameras speed (FPS etc.). But on the other hand that is not the problem. In the hands of the experienced owner K20D can be used as a reporter camera too.
It seems that the reviewer was rather impressed with K20D and understood its strengths and weaknesses without prejustice :-) And an attached video clip is very good also.
Best and happy shooting, JR

09-25-2008, 12:47 PM   #2
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The first test website where tester uses the same lens for every DSLR.

IMHO this is the the right way to test DSLR.
09-25-2008, 12:52 PM   #3
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which lens did they use to test? that's a very interesting way of doing things

when i wanted to read it, the blocker came up and said


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09-25-2008, 01:08 PM   #4
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Lens used was Carl Zeiss Planar ZS 50/1,4 (M-42) - some way a legendary one...
And I wonder how You can surf photographic sites on the net (and I mean real ones with artistic intent) if Your browser is secured for kids... just kidding :-)
Best and happy shooting, JR

09-25-2008, 02:48 PM   #5
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Surely he used something else when testing AF ?
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