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Forum: Pentax Q 09-19-2017, 01:54 AM  
Tamron c-mount lens 75mm f3.9 on Pentax-Q7
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 29
Views: 3,634
Impressive indeed!
Forum: Pentax Camera and Field Accessories 08-08-2017, 12:04 AM  
Which tripod should I Buy?
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 16
Views: 1,186
I got the Sirui T-025x after reading this review Sirui T-025x Travel Tripod Review - Introduction | PentaxForums.com Reviews Really like it after the purchase. Used it for a few month with my K5.
Forum: Pentax Forums Giveaways 09-07-2016, 01:23 AM  
PF 10th Anniversary - Pentax K-50 1-Day Giveaway! - Entries closed, winner announced.
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 1,825
Views: 58,549
Time for a replacement for my old-tech K5? Reckon it can be considered some form of step up.
Forum: Pentax DSLR Discussion 08-23-2016, 06:53 PM  
Pentax Camera Users / Not Common?
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 54
Views: 3,778
Do you guys ever get the "look" when you say that you're a Pentax user, or when you showed them your Pentax camera? Apart from the confusing looks, I mostly get the kinda "oh that's...a camera that I don't know, this guy must be serious"
Forum: Post Your Photos! 06-23-2016, 06:42 PM  
Macro Spined Soldier Bug
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 2
Views: 719
What was the aperture used?
Forum: Pentax Camera and Field Accessories 06-21-2016, 01:58 AM  
Flash hotshoe adapter: Canon to Pentax
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Is there manufracture of Canon to Pentax flash hotshoe adapter? I want to try out some Canon flashguns on my K5...
Forum: Pentax DSLR Discussion 06-18-2016, 09:21 PM  
Multiple exposure customisable button
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Hi, this might have been discussed before, but I wonder if future firmware updates can implement Multiple Exposure to the one of the customisable button? Currently I couldn't assign it to my Raw/Fx button on my old K5.

Anybody else wanting the same feature? :confused:
Forum: Pentax DSLR Discussion 03-16-2016, 05:09 PM  
Naming system: Full frame = K; APSC = M?
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 20
Views: 1,607
Just thought that future APSC models (like the successor of K3) can start to take the M prefix instead, like the old MX line, since they both share the smaller size factor trait? The. It won't confuse with the K flagship FF line.
Forum: Pentax DSLR Discussion 01-18-2016, 11:01 PM  
Why Pentax makes you tick ..
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 57
Views: 4,097
Pentax just seems to be a more honest brand to me, cf. Canikon.
Forum: Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 12-25-2015, 07:10 PM  
Pentax Da* SDM failure
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 9
Views: 2,260
Forum: Pentax DSLR Discussion 12-21-2015, 07:31 PM  
Are we really THAT rare?
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 5,359
Views: 669,671
Is his son a young padawan?
Forum: Lens Clubs 12-21-2015, 07:30 PM  
Soviet lenses club
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 3,695
Views: 857,095
Maybe the Soviet built a time bomb into all of its lens.

RIP, but also hope you found another lens to keep it going!!!
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 12-21-2015, 07:29 PM  
Pentax FF Teaser Updated
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 496
Views: 64,583
The top LCD is small. Any concern?

I wonder how they'd squish text into it.

Aesthetically that part is something to improve in the next model.
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 12-21-2015, 07:26 PM  
Pentax M42 adapter
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Null hypothesis should be "inflation"? :P
Forum: Mini-Challenges, Games, and Photo Stories 12-21-2015, 12:27 AM  
Sticky: The traveling nifty 50mm
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 1,751
Views: 320,148
Need to see this at the per capita level though :p
Forum: Lens Clubs 12-14-2015, 05:45 AM  
The FA Limited Club
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 10,006
Views: 1,603,457
FA31

Phra Pradaeng by Hao Ran Lai, on Flickr
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 12-14-2015, 05:32 AM  
DA* 16-50 SDM quick fix/check
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 6
Views: 1,914
I did rotate the focus ring manually many times while I was trying the method above.
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 12-12-2015, 04:56 AM  
DA* 16-50 SDM quick fix/check
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 6
Views: 1,914
After 1-2 months of inactivity, I did not use my DA* 16-50mm 2.8 for a while. When I mount the lens to my K5, the SDM was not responsive and autofocus did not work at all. As I'm aware of the motor issue for inactive lens, I thought "at last, SDM's dead".

Before I send it to repair or perform DIY repair, I thought I should keep on trying to engage the auto focus. So I did the following:
  • half press shutter button for many time, with varying durations (1-10 secs)

  • full press AF button at the back with varying duration, and on one very long press (~20 sec) the SDM kicked in again! :cool:

This is just to let you 16-50 owners know before you decide that the motor is dead. And I guess the best way to maintain the motor is to keep on using the lens...
Forum: Pentax Film SLR Discussion 11-22-2015, 02:04 AM  
for the people that shoot film...
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 34
Views: 2,463
No...would've used a digital camera if I want a shooting trip to be viewed as I go. When I shoot film I would've already accepted the fact that I would not be able to view it until post dev.
Forum: Pentax Full Frame 11-01-2015, 12:47 AM  
Grid on the new pentax ff dial
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 138
Views: 13,189
Back to the OP's question...I think the Grid, is what Jeff Bridges was in for...
















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Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 10-12-2015, 11:33 PM  
The only justification for my LBA...
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 84
Views: 4,518
Did Heinlein actually write/say this?! Where, tell me?
Forum: Pentax Q 10-08-2015, 01:20 AM  
Signs of New Pentax Q Soon?
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 287
Views: 30,563
Let's wait. Now people keep saying FF got delayed because of K3 ii callbacks, then Q got delayed because Ricoh is focusing on FF. Are they all linked? I don't know...we can just wait, and keep shooting :)
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 10-05-2015, 05:44 AM  
Do we need a countdown to Oct 6th?
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 792
Views: 74,367
One Day Mooooooooooooore
Forum: Pentax DSLR Discussion 09-29-2015, 04:29 PM  
I killed my K-5 - RIP.
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 38
Views: 3,881
Loss a camera to the sea too. RIP.
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 09-25-2015, 02:45 AM  
D FA 24-70mm F2.8 ED SDM WR Officially Announced
Posted By mythguy9
Replies: 557
Views: 57,010
Should we rejoice that it is a good announcement (one more step towards FF) rather than getting too fixed on the "rebadge or not" side?
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