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Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 09-30-2019, 11:20 PM  
Announcing the PF "100 years in 100 days" Celebratory Giveaway & Contest Series
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 118
Views: 8,887
Neat :D
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 09-19-2019, 04:24 AM  
PENTAX 100YEARS OF HISTORY original goods online
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 204
Views: 14,807
It'd look spiffy on my Silver K-3
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 03-05-2019, 01:47 PM  
Black & white lenses planned for March / April release
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 92
Views: 9,918
The next set of lenses in the roadmap will allow you to take a photo up to 10 seconds into the past. There'll be a rear dial allowing a selection of 2, 5 or 10 seconds. Manual focus only though. :P
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 02-24-2019, 04:22 PM  
Ricoh Theta Z1
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 128
Views: 16,025
At first I was thinking "Awwww" cause my Theta V is less than a year old... and then I saw the apparent price of the Z1.... so, all good haha.
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 02-21-2019, 03:07 PM  
RICOH GRIII Officially Announced
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 329
Views: 28,767
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 10-24-2018, 03:24 PM  
Yay! Ricoh Imaging will announce a new camera this month or next month! (Nokishita)
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 343
Views: 26,224
Keen on this if its good.

My Panasonic FT-3 died... due to water damage.. ha...
Forum: Post Your Photos! 07-27-2018, 12:17 AM  
Abstract Ice Queen
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 12
Views: 809
Wow, and her facial expression - it's got a certain appeal to it but can instill a sense of fear, very fitting.
Forum: Welcomes and Introductions 07-27-2018, 12:15 AM  
Hello
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Welcome - I felt inclined to post to add more Aussies in to the party :D
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 07-26-2018, 11:55 PM  
Macro lens Filters- How to go about them?
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 5
Views: 434
I've got the 100mm WR 2.8, and the Raynox DC-250. It's a good combination to be able to get 2:1.

Here's a photo of my own eye that i did with that combination...


Took a lot of tries as i was getting blinded from the macro ring light :P
but i like this one since you can see the reflection of the raynox.
Forum: Post Your Photos! 07-26-2018, 11:45 PM  
Macro Met its match
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Surprisingly, the Cactus LV5 appears to have only really gone up in price. Not sure if there's any any alternatives!
Forum: Post Your Photos! 06-28-2018, 07:19 PM  
Macro Time Pieces
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Taken so long ago, but I do remember the light source was just a an ordinary desk lamp, and that I did spend a while positioning it around the time pieces and changing the angles/heights.
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 02-26-2018, 06:23 PM  
Australian K-1 Owners
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 47
Views: 5,176
I can't imagine it being particularly cost prohibitive.

CRKennedy aside from being a distributor of stuff is also the repairer of said stuff (from their Melbourne office).

So they'll be the ones doing the replacement and not outsourcing anything - they'll get everything direct from the manufacturer.
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 07-02-2017, 02:45 PM  
Ricoh presentation on the Theta at the IVRPA conference
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 4
Views: 1,402
New RICOH THETA - Notification

It's been listed on their website for about a week or so now.
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 06-20-2017, 01:12 AM  
Will next tamron 24-70 G2 come as a Pentax FA* lens
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 69
Views: 11,971
They wont cause I just bought the D-FA 24-70mm and it would slightly annoy me if they did. :P
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 02-26-2017, 10:40 PM  
Imaging Resource: Ricoh’s “Multi-Imaging Technology” pairs a K-1 with a Theta S
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 16
Views: 3,629
I like this.. and want this... too bad the cloud needs to be relied on though.
Forum: Pentax K-1 12-28-2016, 02:47 PM  
DC-Watch Gear of The Year: Pentax K-1
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 6
Views: 1,530
It's a readers vote... they were able to select up to 5 camera models.
Forum: Pentax Forums Giveaways 12-23-2016, 05:03 PM  
PF Christmas 2016 Giveaway!
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 100
Views: 7,160
Merry Christmachrist everyone!

Reference: Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - CHRISTMACHRIST
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 12-18-2016, 04:29 AM  
rumored Pentax mirrorless camera - something between K1000 and K-01
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 480
Views: 48,938
It's not like you've formulated perfectly grammatically correct sentences either. A single typo and apparently it's the end of the world. Sheesh. You should try writing multiple 80 page engineering documents, there's bound to be errors - that's why they get reviewed by multiple people before going into approval and publication.

Any engineer would know they make the absolute perfect products, components, etc. They design it to system specs and requirements. An engineer knows how things work, how components fail, and how to fix them. If a product fails on the marketplace - well, that's the fault of sales/marketing and business development. Something for upper management to probe into and do a lessons learnt session where one or two things get pulled forward into future projects. Us engineers, however, we're fine :D
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 12-16-2016, 01:18 PM  
rumored Pentax mirrorless camera - something between K1000 and K-01
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 480
Views: 48,938
Fact: A few months after the K-01 was discontinued, they re-released it in Japan in a blue and white motif due to demand and its visual appeal.

In other-words the camera, while it was largely considered unattractive ( which is bad in a global market space when you're in the business to sell stuff), was still liked by people regardless. Why is this so hard to get across? To claim something as ugly as fact is just plain wrong. Which is what your original quoted statement said - quite clearly. Popular thought/opinion does not make a truth/fact. Whilst it is true to say that popular opinion considered the K-01 ugly, it is not true to say that everyone considered it ugly.
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 12-16-2016, 05:13 AM  
rumored Pentax mirrorless camera - something between K1000 and K-01
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 480
Views: 48,938
UNSW graduate with a Bachelors of Engineering, First Class Honours... quite proud of it really.

Regardless, we are arguing over a single statement you made


That's definitely something to think about.
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 12-16-2016, 04:45 AM  
rumored Pentax mirrorless camera - something between K1000 and K-01
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 480
Views: 48,938
Hey champ, you're talking to an engineer, who happens to be posting on a forum about the art of photography. Thank about that.
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 12-16-2016, 04:35 AM  
rumored Pentax mirrorless camera - something between K1000 and K-01
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 480
Views: 48,938
Nope, cause my father wasn't born here and couldn't give two-hoots about the monarchy or republican movement.

But that's a different topic altogether.

It doesn't matter if you want to play around with semantics or go into psychology/biology instead of philosophy, your opinion or unattractiveness to an inanimate object can differ from others and so calling the design disgusting and labelling it a fact is not the right approach.
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 12-16-2016, 03:37 AM  
rumored Pentax mirrorless camera - something between K1000 and K-01
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 480
Views: 48,938
Beauty (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

TL;DR attractiveness/aesthetics is subjective and objective depending on philosophical standpoint.

I like the camera, I don't think it's ugly.

In the same way that my father considers the actress Meghan Markle to be ugly, I find her quite attractive.
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 12-08-2016, 02:19 PM  
rumored Pentax mirrorless camera - something between K1000 and K-01
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 480
Views: 48,938
Geez - it's like there's two conversations going on here and the second one is going on for longer than necessary.
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 12-06-2016, 07:54 PM  
Ricoh Launches Cloud service
Posted By Vylen
Replies: 23
Views: 2,851
Keyword being backup.
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