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Forum: Pentax Film SLR Discussion 01-22-2019, 05:13 PM  
Hot Shoe Cover
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 9
Views: 562
let me spend your money...ArtisanObscura.com...bling for your camera
Forum: Photographic Industry and Professionals 11-30-2018, 04:47 AM  
A pro building the wrong reputation ...
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 43
Views: 2,168
dang i miss all he good weddings...and havent any of you peed on a tree
Forum: Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 11-29-2018, 11:49 AM  
KP and Battery Grip, aperture dial not working
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 5
Views: 552
check the grip contacts and the camera contacts then reseat the grip...and also give av mode a try to see if you can gain control of aperture...
Forum: General Photography 11-02-2018, 11:10 AM  
Where would you go in US around December-March for photo trip?
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 58
Views: 1,590
I give you the extremes...

Fairbanks Alaska in March for Northern lights

Hawaii Volcano National Park...you dont even have to enter the park...either way the images will be one of a kind...
Forum: Travel, Events, and Groups 10-17-2018, 05:02 AM  
USA Road Trip
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 13
Views: 780
well someone beat me to the northwest gaff. here are two web sights that will probably be overload for acadia...Joes guide to acadia national park and acadiamagic.com.
Forum: Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 09-21-2018, 08:01 AM  
Pentax KP and Pentax 360F GZ II flash
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 1
Views: 477
just got a 360 FGZ II and discovered a small problem. The flash LCD doesnt illuminate on shutter half press on the KP. Mounted on my K3 it does illuminate on shutter half press. Is this a known problem or am i messing up. the KP firmware is v 1.0
Forum: Pentax KP 07-17-2018, 08:35 PM  
Best wired shutter release for KP
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 20
Views: 1,336
pentax cable release cs 310 at adorama...build is overkill price reflex it...39.99
Forum: Pentax KP 06-19-2017, 10:19 AM  
KP manual release ???
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 5
Views: 777
yes it works fine...its used in the mic input and there is a camera menu selection for it...
Forum: Pentax KP 05-24-2017, 11:08 AM  
Post Your Best KP Shots
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 1,051
Views: 109,848
what i like to shoot
Forum: Pentax KP 05-24-2017, 05:38 AM  
Post Your Best KP Shots
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 1,051
Views: 109,848
sunday at the park with the grand kids...
Forum: Pentax KP 04-28-2017, 11:08 AM  
Battery Grip
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 2
Views: 706
Now available at B&H and Adorama...
Forum: Pentax K-1 03-14-2017, 04:16 PM  
F-- when setting aperture on the lens
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 8
Views: 762
dont have a K-1 but in your menu settings find the setting for allow aperture...enable it and your good to go...
Forum: Pentax KP 03-13-2017, 04:02 AM  
Why Pentax KP? Para que la Pentax KP?
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 16
Views: 3,340
and the Kp whispered why not???
Forum: Pentax DSLR Discussion 03-08-2017, 12:32 PM  
Best Setup Under $1500
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 43
Views: 2,987
so I took a peek at your fb photos and if you are doing that with a old dslr and dal lenses snag a K3 II about 850.00 and the 16-85 as Voice of Reason suggested and go from there...
Forum: Pentax KP 03-05-2017, 05:20 AM  
My KP
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 99
Views: 15,224
<<<@!1!@>>>
dials are like the K5 and K3 the smart function e dial is plastic...and the deal sealer is there are more of them...
Forum: Pentax KP 03-04-2017, 09:32 AM  
KP Capabilities vis-a-vis the K3/ii
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 39
Views: 3,575
concur its like a K5 replacement and thats not a bad thing if perhaps your a street shooter, travel, want to go small but dont want to stay home...I am still keeping the K3 for airshows and such but it does get heavy...goats, boats. planes and trains, grandkids, cars
Forum: Pentax KP 03-04-2017, 09:13 AM  
Changing focus point on Pentax KP
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 21
Views: 1,543
makes sense now...here is your answer...kinda sorta...the smart function has a dedicated position for continuous drive...off, h,m,l...example I just did on my Kp...in AFS with the 4 way pad selected to focus point selection I used the smart function to switch to CH then back to AFS...you cant do this looking through the viewfinder well I guess you could if you are a camera ninja but you see it on the lcd...the Kp also has a menu setting to prioritize the four way pad to default to focus point selection...
Forum: Pentax KP 03-03-2017, 10:38 PM  
KP Capabilities vis-a-vis the K3/ii
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 39
Views: 3,575
first exposure with either timer...mup with 2 sec but i dont know if it stays up thru all shots
Forum: Pentax KP 03-03-2017, 09:46 PM  
KP Capabilities vis-a-vis the K3/ii
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 39
Views: 3,575
pg 71 of KP manual under start time now self timer and set time...looking at the drive mode on my KP under set parameter both timers are available...
Forum: Pentax KP 03-03-2017, 05:45 PM  
KP Capabilities vis-a-vis the K3/ii
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 39
Views: 3,575
still digesting a lot of this but for interval on the KP start time now start time 2 sec timer start time 12 second timer and set a time to start
Forum: Pentax KP 03-03-2017, 02:28 PM  
KP Capabilities vis-a-vis the K3/ii
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 39
Views: 3,575
interval and multiple exp have self timer selections available...

---------- Post added 03-03-17 at 04:38 PM ----------

funny thing bout the rear lcd...when the K3 came out it was greater than sliced bread compared to my K5II but for some reason on the KP it isn't
as noticeable...
Forum: Pentax KP 03-03-2017, 12:53 PM  
KP Capabilities vis-a-vis the K3/ii
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 39
Views: 3,575
comparison of my new KP with my K3...first the obvious...

mech shutter on KP 1/6000 sec. K3 1/8000 sec. KP has electronic shutter up to 1/24000 sec.
KP has smaller battery
K3 dual card slots
K3 has top lcd
K3 has more fps/buffer
K3II built in gps
K3 IR ports
K3 dedicated ISO button... KP iso on 4 way pad...can be assigned to smart function or 1 of three Fx buttons
K3 dedicated AEL button KP has AF/AEL button but AEL can be assigned to Fx button
K3 dedicated meter selection button...KP dedicated to a position on smart function

Some general info on the KP vs K3

both have hyper P and M...exposure bracketing the same...drive modes...KP does not have the drive modes that use IR remote obvious right??? both have the same continuous H/M/L...self timer KP has same plus timer with continuous shooting...MUP the same...KP has better features in multiple exp and interval shooting..
Forum: Pentax KP 03-02-2017, 11:24 AM  
Silver on Silver Camera Pron
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 30
Views: 3,848
looks good...but what i really want to know is how is that domke shoulder bag working out...thinking about snagging one...
Forum: General Photography 11-07-2016, 04:36 PM  
Is Hunt's Photo & Video an authorized Pentax reseller?
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 5
Views: 749
the one i visited in RI had a sign that said it
Forum: Pentax K-3 10-27-2016, 02:58 PM  
K3 sample shots ... post here !
Posted By cpobuttons
Replies: 10,129
Views: 1,209,384
so I attended the Cass Scenic Rairoad photoworkshop at Cass Wv...got the opportunity to shoot the unique Shay steam engines...
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