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Forum: Monthly Photo Contests 06-20-2018, 03:42 PM  
Contest
Posted By waynelr
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Calm before the falls
Forum: Post Your Photos! 06-20-2018, 10:25 AM  
People Grandchildren
Posted By waynelr
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Indoor snaps are a breeze with ny K-1
Forum: Pentax Forums Giveaways 09-07-2016, 07:04 AM  
PF 10th Anniversary - Pentax K-50 1-Day Giveaway! - Entries closed, winner announced.
Posted By waynelr
Replies: 1,825
Views: 64,018
Count me in
Forum: Pentax K-1 08-05-2016, 03:01 PM  
Problem with Image Sync app on Apple
Posted By waynelr
Replies: 5
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There are multiple problems with Image Sync on Nexus 5 with the K1. Connecting is often difficult and the move functions are impossible to use if you do get a picture taken. The icons appear only very briefly. This is on Android 6.0.1. Using Legacy DHCP seems to help the basic communications. Ricoh/Pentax dropped the ball on this one.
Forum: Pentax K-1 07-26-2016, 11:55 AM  
K-1 not connecting to my phone via wifi
Posted By waynelr
Replies: 24
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I have the same problem with my Nexus 5 running Android 6.0.1 - it will not connect to my K-1. Therefore WIFI mode is useless.

---------- Post added 07-26-2016 at 02:31 PM ----------


Does not seem to work with my Nexus 5 running Android 6.0.1
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 07-26-2016, 11:39 AM  
image sync upgraded to include the K1
Posted By waynelr
Replies: 4
Views: 1,839
Will not connect my K-1 with my Nexus 5 phone running Android 6.0.1 - anyone been able to accomplish this. I've tried several of the work a rounds to no avail.
Forum: Monthly Photo Contests 08-01-2010, 07:04 AM  
Double FUN
Posted By waynelr
Replies: 1
Views: 1,826
Forum: General Talk 04-07-2010, 05:36 PM  
Announcing the PentaxForums Million-Post Giveaway
Posted By waynelr
Replies: 1,243
Views: 177,615
This will generate lots of worthless posts I'm afraid
Forum: Travel, Events, and Groups 11-10-2009, 08:00 AM  
TC Pentaxians -photo shoot
Posted By waynelr
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TC Pentaxians - anyone wanting to join us next Saturday, Nov 14th is welcome. Leaving from Perkins in Maplewood (694 & White Bear Ave on Co Rd D) after a little breakfast at 8am. Or look for us along the way. Destination is Wabasha.

Tentative plan for Nov 14 - meet at Maplewood Perkins just off 694 & White Bear Ave on Co Rd D.

"It should be noted however that eagles can be seen on occasion all around the lake at all times of the year, so a fun drive from the Eagle Center is to the head of the lake in Red Wing and crossing over to Wisconsin, to drive all the way along the lake south to cross back over to Wabasha at Nelson, the foot of the lake. "
Forum: Digital Processing, Software, and Printing 11-08-2009, 07:48 PM  
Silkypix usage
Posted By waynelr
Replies: 10
Views: 7,938
Got the tutorial and version 4.0. It seems like more than I will ever need to do PP.
As soon as I figure out the batch mode so I can process an entire folder at once I'll like it more. Then if I don't like the default processing I can go back and tweak a few of them.
Forum: Pentax DSLR Discussion 11-08-2009, 07:42 PM  
Remote AF with K-7
Posted By waynelr
Replies: 4
Views: 2,189
I discovered that after 30 minutes of testing, thanks
Forum: Pentax DSLR Discussion 11-08-2009, 07:50 AM  
Remote AF with K-7
Posted By waynelr
Replies: 4
Views: 2,189
Yes, it was in AF-S mode and green mode.
Forum: Pentax DSLR Discussion 11-08-2009, 07:23 AM  
Remote AF with K-7
Posted By waynelr
Replies: 4
Views: 2,189
After setting the AF on with remote it does not appear to function with my generic remote.
Shutter will release, but no AF is achieved. Will this function work with the Pentax F remote? Does anyone use this feature?

Thanks
Forum: Digital Processing, Software, and Printing 08-17-2009, 09:30 AM  
Silkypix usage
Posted By waynelr
Replies: 10
Views: 7,938
1) How many use it?
2) Is there a good tutorial in English
3) How does it compare to the rest of the PP software world

I'm just embarking on a little raw file processing and would like suggestions.

Thanks
Forum: Digital Processing, Software, and Printing 08-17-2009, 08:39 AM  
Pentax Utility software
Posted By waynelr
Replies: 1
Views: 2,924
My PTXUTL40 utility refuses to load on my XP-pro system. I downloaded the newest Silkypix trial and it seems to work fine. Anyone else have problems with the utility which came with the K-7?

I run an XP-Pro system with 2GHz dual core processor and 3.5GB of usable memory. All other software seems to run fine.
Forum: Pentax DSLR Discussion 07-28-2009, 10:21 AM  
Help a Minneapolis Pentaxian
Posted By waynelr
Replies: 8
Views: 1,884
I have a BG-2 grip for my K10. Will you be there Wed at the Hilton?
Forum: Travel, Events, and Groups 07-27-2009, 04:03 PM  
K-7 in Minneapolis
Posted By waynelr
Replies: 23
Views: 3,422
I'll be there
Forum: Pentax DSLR Discussion 07-16-2009, 08:38 PM  
K-7 owners' satisfaction/dissatisfaction?
Posted By waynelr
Replies: 87
Views: 12,980
Happy with mine, but I've ordered a battery grip for better balance with longer lenses and the extra battery. The HD video & live-view eats batteries quickly. A few test shots are in the gallery and full size ones are available on SMUGMUG. Big performance improvement over the K10.

Wayne's World of Digital- Wayne Rasmussen- powered by SmugMug
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 07-08-2009, 08:28 AM  
If you want a K-7 now in the US
Posted By waynelr
Replies: 56
Views: 8,204
Mine was shipped yesterday and will arrive tomorrow from Amazon via KY. My K10 will get some rest.
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 07-08-2009, 08:14 AM  
What will be the first lens on your K-7
Posted By waynelr
Replies: 37
Views: 3,835
I need to try the focus adjustment to correct the back focus a bit
Forum: Photographic Technique 06-05-2009, 05:02 AM  
What's your backup strategy?
Posted By waynelr
Replies: 133
Views: 21,429
I went to a RAID-5 SATA solution using three 1 Terabyte HD's. Works efficiently and any drive is hot swappable. With the price of storage today its a great solution. For offsite storage I dump my DB to an external drive a couple of times per year and deliver it to my son's house.

We tried copying online, but its far too slow to be practical with 150 GB of pictures.

Initializing RAID-5 on a XP system is a bit of a trick though.
Forum: Travel, Events, and Groups 05-01-2009, 01:56 PM  
Pentaxians in Minnesota unite!
Posted By waynelr
Replies: 13
Views: 3,803
Banning SP is still happening tomorrow, but it looks like a small group of 3
Meeting at Perkins in W B Lake - Co Rd E & 35E at 7am
Forum: Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 04-13-2009, 02:32 PM  
good 2nd lens to purchase
Posted By waynelr
Replies: 24
Views: 4,112
Sounds like you are unhappy with the zoom or telephoto capability of the kit lens. I've been using the Tamron 18-250mm as my walk about lens and have been quite pleased with it. Its lightweight and reasonable quality, but is not particularly cheap ($400-$500). For a less expensive tele zoom you may find a 70-300mm Tamron at a good used price ($100) or a 70-200mm in that range. Two lenses to cover the 18-250mm range is definitely cheaper.

http://public.fotki.com/waynelr6/tamron-18-250mm---p/ some examples from 18-250
Forum: Pentax Film SLR Discussion 04-12-2009, 07:16 PM  
digitizing slides with a dSLR
Posted By waynelr
Replies: 16
Views: 8,346
I tried several before I found a decent setup for 35mm slides. An even light source is the biggest problem. Most setups seem to have edge/corner dropoff. Now I use a scanner instead.
My HP S10 scans negs or slides at 2700dpi and the images end up on my computer directly which is where I want them.
Forum: Site Suggestions and Help 04-06-2009, 12:33 PM  
password
Posted By waynelr
Replies: 1
Views: 716
How do I get a new password for an old account? I've forgotten the PW for waynelr so I started a new user waynelras.

Thanks
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