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  1. Santoku
    08-07-2013
    Santoku
    Thank-you for your review of the Vivitar DR-5000 ring flash. You mentioned that it gives good exposure on Automatic at f/8 /w ISO 200. How have you found the flash exposure in the f/18 range ? Any desire for a ring flash with more manual power options ? e.g., Sunpak DX8R or other manual ring flash
  2. Erich_H
    01-25-2013
    Erich_H
    The IQ is ok on the 50mm, I think! Check the edges of the applepics in this post:
    https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-q/210949-0-5x-wide-angel-attachment-c-mount-wide-angle-post2244108.html#post2244108
    They are uncropped, just downsized to 1024x. And it's so cheap.
  3. Erich_H
    01-25-2013
    Erich_H
    Hi! When I took out both C-mounts I saw that they are the same dimensions! The Fujian 1.4/50mm has the Q-adapter mounted.
    The SMC-Pentax is mounted to an Micro 4/3 adapter. The Q-K adapter is about twice the optical length of the M4/3-K adapter.

    Picture 1 - Fujian 1.7/35mm & 1.4/50mm


    Fujian 35mm & 50mm by ErichHey

    Picture 2 - SMC-Pentax M 2.0/50mm [w. M4/3 to PK adapter] & Fujian 50mm [w. Q-adapter]


    SMC Pentax M 50mm & Fujian 50mm [inc. adapters] by ErichHey
  4. Erich_H
    01-25-2013
    Erich_H
    Hi Gibby! The 50mm is much smaller than for instance the SMC Pentax 50mm + the K-adapter. It's a little bigger than the 35mm but not much. Not more difficult to carry round in your pocket. IQ I think is more or less comparable between the two [35/50mm]. Only reason I've used the 35 & 25 mm more is that I've had a short tele period. I'll post a picture of the both together so you can compare the respective sizes after the weekend. Thanks/Erik
  5. GibbyTheMole
    01-23-2012
    GibbyTheMole
    Hi.

    I'll mull it over a bit & get back to you. Thanks! - Bob :-)
  6. Cam Traviss
    01-23-2012
    Cam Traviss
    Oh, 220.00 USD Shipped to Iowa.
  7. Cam Traviss
    01-23-2012
    Cam Traviss
    Greetings, i have a K10D with low actuations, complete with Box and cables, if interested let me know and I'll send along photos and PhotoMe Data.
    regards
    cam Traviss

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  • About GibbyTheMole
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    Location
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    Real Name
    Bob
    Photographic Equipment
    Two Pentax K-x bodies (one "stormtrooper", one black)
    Pentax-M f1.4 50mm (MF)
    18-55mm f3.5-5.6 Pentax DA (AF) "kit" zoom
    35-105 f3.5 Pentax-A (MF) zoom
    Pentax DA-L 55-300mm
    Tamron Model 185D 28-300mm walkaround (AF) zoom
    Tamron SP Adaptall Model 23A f:3.8-5.4 60-300mm (MF) zoom
    Promaster 100mm f:3.5 1:1 (MF) macro prime
    Chinon 50mm f:1.9 prime (for reverse macro stacking)
    Pentax 10-17mm fisheye zoom
    Tair 3M-5CA f:8 500mm mirror lens
    Vivitar DR-5000 macro ring flash
    Two Sunpak Auto 422D bounce flash units
    Focal zoom-bounce flash
    Trust PT-04 radio triggers
    Cheapo light stands & umbrellas for strobes
    Manfrotto 055PROB tripod & Davis & Sanford Centerball 38 head
    f.64 large backpack
    Other miscellaneous stuff
    About Me
    Into photography since I was a kid. First decent camera in the 1980s was an ancient Kodak Signet 35 rangefinder from the 1940s. Later moved up to Pentax K1000, and owned tons of cameras & lenses over the years. (Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Minolta, Praktica, Olympus, Rollei, you-name-it. Unfortunately no Leicas or Hasselblads, tho.) Sold my Nikon F2 35mm rigs & made the jump to digital with a Pentax K100D in 2006.

    I live in Iowa with my wife (also a Pentaxian) & my dog.
    Interests
    Music, photography, outdoor stuff
    Occupation
    Radio DJ, musician

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