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  1. Jeff
    04-22-17
    Jeff
    Looked at your gallery - some stunning images. You are lucky with the light - over here in the UK there are many months of days without decent light. I'm originally from the Southern Hemisphere so miss the southern light. It's different in the north - softer, creamier. I guess both have advantages.
  2. Arjay Bee
    08-29-14
    Arjay Bee
    That's fine. Let me know anytime as I am not actively selling it. I have an MESuper that I can add to the carton for the same postage. It is classic black and silver with a rather mediocre Eveready case.
    It is missing the metal trim from on the top of the winder but it works in all respects. Extra $25 but no extra postage.
  3. Dukeatoakland
    08-28-14
    Dukeatoakland
    That shipping is brutal. Let me think about this one for a moment.
  4. Dukeatoakland
    08-27-14
    Dukeatoakland
    I'm not too worried about the mirror or seals - I have a donor. If everything is mechanically sound (shutter, mirror lock up, exposure counter, etc), I'm interested.
  5. Aaron
    05-24-12
    Aaron
    In the *ist DL2 serial number database you are listed as a *ist DL2 owner. I was hoping you could help me out. We are trying to add support for this camera in our Windows codec so that you can view the RAW PEF files in places like Windows File Explorer however do not have the camera to generate the needed images. Do you think you could take the shots and send them to me?
    What I am looking for are JPEG/PEF pairs with an image from every ISO of the camera. For you camera you would have to take a still image at a jpeg and then switch to PEF in RAW and take the same shot. Please set the Color space to sRGB. Then take an image at ISO 200, 400, 800, 1600, and 3200. Just 5 shots for 5 PEF and 5 JPEG images.
    Thanks in advance.
  6. jonhock
    09-10-10
    jonhock
    I just read a post you made in camera and field accessories "Velbon vs. Chinese knock-off focusing rail?" back in 2008.
    I have to agree with what you said about us prefering "Made in Japan" over "Made in China"
    I've often thought that myself when shopping for, well, anything. It's a sad situation that we got ourselves into over the years and now "We the People" are pretty much stuck with it.
    I do look for "Made in USA" as my primary preference when I'm shopping.
  7. opiet70
    06-26-10
    opiet70
    ok. I think the best way would be to simply purchase a macro lens and call it good. From what I've read and seen, the results are similar and it's much easier from several aspects. Thanks for the response!
  8. opiet70
    06-23-10
    opiet70
    how do you like the bellows you got on the camera purchase? I've been looking at getting one and would appreciate any details you could give me. I got it off this post:
    https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-slr-lens-discussion/31353-off-brand-club.html
  9. stevnewb
    08-01-09
    stevnewb
    Recently acquired from ebay, Pentax ES II, cosmetically and optically like new EXCEPT that Viewfinder blind is locked shut, and nothing I do (shutter-speed dial, battery-test button, exposure-compensation-dial, hitting it, praying) has any effect. I COULD just gestimate the distance frame bygolly, and shoot, and with that lovely Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 1.8/55, it would probably come out with a good photograph, ... but with such a beautiful TTL, it seems a shame.

    H E L L P !!!

    stevnewb
  10. roentarre
    01-19-09
    roentarre
    Roger, I do not have Da 16-50 shots anymore. Glad that you are reviving the old zoom which is pretty much a good performer with a lower price in the SLR lens forum.

    I am waiting for the mass email function to be ready. So I could mass email everyone for themes of time.

About Me

  • About Arjay Bee
    Country
    Australia
    Location
    Bamaga, QLD
    Pentax Cameras
    K-3, K20D, Pentax Film SLRs
    Photographic Equipment
    Digital: K3 & K20D with grips
    35mm: MX with winder Grip,
    Other: Ansco B2 Speedex Folder
    Lenses: DA21,D40, DA70, DA16-45, DA55-300, Sigma 8-16
    Macro Takumar 50 4, SMC Takumar 50 1.4, S-M-C Takumar 100 4 Macro,
    K Mount: A50 1.7; M28 2.8, M40 2.8, M50 1.4, M50 1.7, M135 3.5, K55 1.8, K 35-70 4
    Vivitar: 28 2.8 Close Focus (A02) 75-250 3.5;

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1 like Dedicated to the lovers of bicycles 10-15-19 06:46 AM wstruth
1 like Night Time is the Right Time! Post night shots here. 10-12-19 11:19 PM Des
1 like The Phone Club! 10-06-19 12:33 PM yorik
0 likes The Monochrome Landscape - post yours! 10-04-19 04:47 PM Des
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1 like Vivitar Lens Club - share the beauty 10-15-19 01:19 PM edom31
1 like Dedicated to the lovers of bicycles 10-15-19 01:18 PM wstruth
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For Sale: Pentax related printed material - 1960s, 70s, 80s Photographic Equipment for Sale Arjay Bee 1 589 10-07-19 03:45 AM
3DPrinting a MX Grip General Photography Arjay Bee 6 631 07-15-19 07:56 PM
For Sale - Sold: Hanimex Bellows M42 at rear and front standard Sold Items Arjay Bee 2 513 05-31-19 04:10 AM
For Sale - Sold: SMC Takumar 1:1.4/50mm Lens Sold Items Arjay Bee 0 467 04-24-19 10:32 PM
For Sale - Sold: Super-Multi-Coated MACRO - TAKUMAR 1:4/100 Sold Items Arjay Bee 2 405 04-25-19 08:14 PM
For Sale - Sold: Macro-Takumar 1:4 /50 M42 Pre-set Lens Sold Items Arjay Bee 1 409 05-08-19 01:35 AM
For Sale - Sold: Takumar wide angle lenses Sold Items Arjay Bee 2 304 03-22-19 07:01 PM
For Sale - Sold: Pentax Me Super Black Body Only Sold Items Arjay Bee 4 593 03-24-19 04:17 AM
For Sale - Sold: Pentax ME II Winder Sold Items Arjay Bee 4 532 06-14-19 06:35 PM
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