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Forum: Pentax Forums Giveaways 09-07-2016, 07:01 AM  
PF 10th Anniversary - Pentax K-50 1-Day Giveaway! - Entries closed, winner announced.
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Happy Anniversary!!
Forum: Pentax Full Frame 05-26-2016, 12:42 PM  
Camera Strap You'll Use For K-1?
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Replies: 57
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I really like the black rapid hand strap used the same way. Without the bottom attachement.
Forum: Lens Sample Photo Archive 05-15-2016, 03:32 PM  
Pentax DA* 200 f/2.8
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Another one
Forum: Lens Sample Photo Archive 05-15-2016, 03:31 PM  
Pentax DA* 200 f/2.8
Posted By Finger
Replies: 21
Views: 6,650
Tried the lens for the first time this weekend.
Very pleased.
Forum: Pentax K-3 04-15-2016, 04:07 PM  
Condensation damage?
Posted By Finger
Replies: 31
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850$ to fix a k5 :D
I guess I'll keep my live view/manual k-5.
Forum: Pentax K-3 04-14-2016, 08:01 PM  
Condensation damage?
Posted By Finger
Replies: 31
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My k5 got damaged this way this winter. Went to Cuba with the camera in bagages. The k5 was really cold when I got it back. Opened and changed lens and the hot wet air of Cuba got in. Got some random troubles. In the end metering wouldn't work anymore. It's in the repair shop right now.
Hope it goes better for you.
Forum: Sold Items 03-13-2016, 09:07 AM  
For Sale - Sold: Pentax DAs: 21mm ltd(sold), 10-17mm fisheye, 16-50*(sold), 50-200 WR(sold)
Posted By Finger
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Views: 2,648
Payment sent for the 21
Can't wait to try it!!
Thank you
Forum: Pentax K-5 08-11-2013, 07:49 PM  
dal 55-300 or da 55-300
Posted By Finger
Replies: 27
Views: 6,030
I'd say buy the dal used for less than 200, try it it really bugs you to miss any feature it doesn't have. Then resell it for almost the same amount and try the da.
Chances are you'll keep it if you use it or may even find out you don't really use it and be glad you only have bought the dal.
Forum: Pentax Price Watch 06-30-2013, 04:57 PM  
Q10 with zoom 288$ Centre Hifi Quebec
Posted By Finger
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centre hifi
In Québec, in store only.
Good luck!
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 06-08-2013, 08:04 PM  
Who actually makes lenses today (vs. slap on a badge)?
Posted By Finger
Replies: 20
Views: 2,220
Lensbaby also makes lenses for Pentax.
Forum: Pentax Camera and Field Accessories 05-07-2013, 07:14 PM  
Transcend USB 3.0 Multi Card Reader RDF8
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Forum: Pentax Price Watch 04-28-2013, 09:55 AM  
Really Cheap Camera Backpacks Canada
Posted By Finger
Replies: 14
Views: 1,594
They also have the real slingshot 102aw at 39.99
Canada Computers | Digital Photography/Video | Lowepro SlingShot 102 AW - Black
Price match at FutureShop for 36$ :)
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 04-06-2013, 08:52 PM  
New Pentax lens brochure
Posted By Finger
Replies: 40
Views: 4,593
All the cheap primes, 40xs, 35 and 50mm are tagged as having quick shift.
I wonder if this is a real Pentax document...
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 04-01-2013, 08:17 AM  
da 15 fell to ground with tripod
Posted By Finger
Replies: 9
Views: 1,395
I have you beaten. Couple of years ago I bought a Fuji exr 200 for ~ 500$ the day before leaving for a trip in Cuba. Took a coupe of pictures in the plane on the way there, left it on the plane, under the seat... Never got it back.
Forum: Pentax K-30 & K-50 03-06-2013, 08:29 PM  
Pentax to iPad connectivity
Posted By Finger
Replies: 24
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I received the transcend wifi today and I can compare it to the eyefi pro x2. I had the x2 but returned it, it was a class 6, it was a slow card and I had to lock the picture to transfer it to my phone without using the slow server. The transcend is class 10 and it uses an app on iPhone ipad with preview. You can download whichever picture you want from it through the app, no locking pictures on the camera. Raw can be downloaded but not viewed.
It's 60$ on newegg for. 32gb, I recommend it.
Forum: Pentax Price Watch 03-05-2013, 11:29 PM  
vivitar 13mm 2.8 $176 at amazon
Posted By Finger
Replies: 26
Views: 6,217
Received it today. It's a fun lens. I wonder if I will really use it, but it's fun. A lot wider than 18mm from my kit lens.
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 03-02-2013, 08:50 AM  
Should I sell DA*55mm 1.4 and get a DA 50mm 1.8?
Posted By Finger
Replies: 11
Views: 1,687
+1
Food, roof, clothes>DA*>the rest, give or take....

:)
Forum: Pentax Price Watch 03-01-2013, 06:42 PM  
Sigma 50-150 F2.8 EX DC HSM II Refurbished- $499 at Sigma Outlet
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Arg no Canada :(
Money saved I guess :)
Forum: Sold Items 02-27-2013, 08:46 PM  
Wanted - Acquired: 40 mm xs
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Offering 150 for this lens shipped to Montreal.
Thank you
Forum: Sold Items 02-26-2013, 09:33 PM  
For Sale - Sold: DA 40mm XS
Posted By Finger
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Pm sent
Forum: Photographic Industry and Professionals 02-18-2013, 06:31 PM  
Noise Reduction Software Giveaway: Let us help you improve your photos! (ended)
Posted By Finger
Replies: 382
Views: 35,774
Forum: Sold Items 01-24-2013, 12:27 PM  
For Sale - Sold: K100D Super & Sigma 18-200 plus accessories
Posted By Finger
Replies: 5
Views: 2,063
pm sent
Forum: Pentax K-r 10-14-2012, 08:36 AM  
Bad image quality?
Posted By Finger
Replies: 223
Views: 31,348
On on yes. Maybe you will not like it, after all it's off per default, but for me, taking photographs of my kids, it's a life saver.
If the sky is very bright I will use center point for AE metering, the middle one most of the time.
Forum: Pentax K-r 10-14-2012, 08:16 AM  
Bad image quality?
Posted By Finger
Replies: 223
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Press menu and go to the right, under the C tab. You should find these settings.

http://www.imaging-resource.com/PRODS/KR/screens/Z_0195.jpg
Forum: Pentax K-r 10-14-2012, 07:13 AM  
Bad image quality?
Posted By Finger
Replies: 223
Views: 31,348
There is an easy way I use to make sure my subject is almost always correctly exposed. In the settings I use AE-L with AF locked and Link AE to AF point. I always focus on my subject and recompose.
I also use the center point for AE metering or the middle setting, almost never the full picture setting unless I clearly need it.
Hope it helps.
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