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Forum: Pentax Full Frame 11-01-2012, 08:22 PM  
FF Under Development
Posted By jtb04a
Replies: 1,291
Views: 160,583
I assume this means that they need to get several new lenses out there at the same time being that all of the DA and DA* lenses will not work on a full frame camera. They still have several older lenses that they could reproduce, but if they are going to start selling full frame, they are going to have to make some new FF lenses to go with it.
Forum: Pentax K-5 10-29-2012, 12:18 PM  
Sticky: Pentax K-5 II / IIs Review Posted!
Posted By jtb04a
Replies: 99
Views: 100,849
I like how they subtly say that Pentax told them that FF is definitely coming in the next year or so. Ummmm, announcement please... When did they tell you this? And what else did they say? Be specific! Thats HUGE news. Don't be so subtle please haha!
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 10-04-2012, 12:51 AM  
Official K5II and K5IIs sample is out with DA * lens
Posted By jtb04a
Replies: 187
Views: 44,297
I currently own 2 K5s. Looking at the images in the K5ii, I would see no need in a $400 upgrade, but the K5iis is very impressive to me. That increase in image quality, plus the much improved autofocus is a very tempting $500 upgrade. One at a time though. I probably won't need to upgrade both camera bodies. I'm still extremely happy with the K5.
Forum: Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 09-22-2012, 01:40 PM  
How is HSS enable in a Sigma EF 530 DG Super / K20 combo?
Posted By jtb04a
Replies: 5
Views: 3,050
Thanks! I had been trying to figure this out for a while now. Thanks for the tip. I thought I was going to have to sell this to get a Pentax version.
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 08-03-2012, 11:02 AM  
Pentax DA* 300mm F4 Review
Posted By jtb04a
Replies: 45
Views: 10,243
Yep. I can't wait for football season to get here!
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 08-03-2012, 10:45 AM  
Pentax DA* 300mm F4 Review
Posted By jtb04a
Replies: 45
Views: 10,243
mmmmmm, tasty! Just got my new Pentax DA* 300mm f/4 and mounted it to my K5. This is one sick setup!



Forum: Pentax Full Frame 07-05-2012, 01:25 PM  
Pentax Full Frame - An official statement from Pentax (they listened!)
Posted By jtb04a
Replies: 3,121
Views: 328,114
I'm a semi-professional photographer (slightly under half of my yearly income is from photography). I am moving further and further into the world of Sports photography. As such, I fear I will have to jump ship to Canon or Nikon for two reasons.

1) I will need full-frame. I am already bumping up against the limitations on my K5. Its an incredible camera, but not being FF kills me in the low light situations I shoot in.
2) I need 300 mm and 400mm f/2.8, not f/4. Its just not fast enough glass for the kind of sports photography I shoot. These lenses are out there, but they are extremely difficult to find since Pentax no longer makes them. I hope they fix this problem, because I love Pentax and would really hate to switch.

Please Pentax. Don't make me leave you.
Forum: Monthly Photo Contests 06-29-2012, 12:24 PM  
Dancing with Light
Posted By jtb04a
Replies: 0
Views: 526
A dancing display of light and shadow
Forum: Welcomes and Introductions 05-09-2012, 01:14 AM  
New Member
Posted By jtb04a
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Hey all. I'm new to the forum. I've been shooting Pentax for just about 2 years. I'm hooked! I've got a K1000, K20D and a K5. I also have the DA* 16-50mm 2.8, DA* 50-135mm 2.8, 35mm 2.4, 50mm 1.8 a Sigma 70-200mm 2.8 a Tamron 90mm 2.8 macro, and a Opteca 6.5mm fisheye. I'll hopefully post some reviews for some of my bodies and lenses here and do some comparing. I shoot weddings, families, and sports. Looking forward to the conversation.
Forum: Monthly Photo Contests 05-09-2012, 01:01 AM  
Colorful Lightning
Posted By jtb04a
Replies: 0
Views: 836
I took this about a month ago when there was a huge lightning storm in West Texas. Exposure is 106 seconds.
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