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06-13-2007, 11:57 AM   #1
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Most popular K100d setting

I've been using K100d for two months now, and I'm very happy with it. I'm wondering what is the most popular setting for K100d. I'm using bright mode with

saturation -2
contrast 0
sharpness +1

This produces nice pictures, but I always wonder there might be a better one...

06-13-2007, 12:00 PM   #2
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Shoot in RAW

I have a *ist D and K10D, not K100D. but I always shoot in RAW and develop with SilkyPix or Bibble pro. Then you can change all these settings after you take the shot.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Brew1brew Quote
I have a *ist D and K10D, not K100D. but I always shoot in RAW and develop with SilkyPix or Bibble pro. Then you can change all these settings after you take the shot.

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Yes, but I'm too lazy to do RAW or photoshop processing for all of my pictures (except the important ones) I guess it is better to ask the most popular JPEG setting for K100D.
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Natural, +2 sharpness, though I shoot RAW.

Vivid made some colors glow.

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I find that the default "0" level of sharpening is pretty strong -- you can sometimes see artifacts of it if you print 8x10 or bigger and look really, really closely. I'm with you in the laziness and am not really concerned about that -- but I don't think I'd dial it up any stronger.
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Thanks for the comments! Now, I think I'll go with

1) bright mode
saturation -2
contrast 0
sharpness 0

or

2) natural mode
saturation 0
contrast 0
sharpness +2
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I shoot RAW but still:
sharpness +1, other two on 0
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Noob here... good thing I found this thread, was about to post a new thread with the same question!

What is the advantage of using RAW?

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QuoteOriginally posted by leex0187 Quote
I've been using K100d for two months now, and I'm very happy with it. I'm wondering what is the most popular setting for K100d. I'm using bright mode with

saturation -2
contrast 0
sharpness +1

This produces nice pictures, but I always wonder there might be a better one...
Natural, all at zero default. Shoot RAW and adjust where appropriate. +ve sharpening seem create some kinds of obvious artifacts and thus I would not recommend for shooting jpegs, unless a sharper image is yet a must (but with the trade off of halos etc.).
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QuoteOriginally posted by leadbelly Quote
Noob here... good thing I found this thread, was about to post a new thread with the same question!

What is the advantage of using RAW?
Search for any of the 50 threads on that one, too :-)
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