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Forum: Pentax K-3 04-27-2015, 02:41 PM  
(Oh look its that time again) Best time to buy a K3?
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 6
Views: 1,281
Hey all, been meaning to buy a K3 sometime in the next two months, in addition to my K5, ready for the summer festival season. Wasn't aware of the K3-II announcement until I checked today, and am now wondering what the best way to do this is...

Is it likely that K3 prices will plummet now as people free up funds, or would it be best to wait until after it's released?

appreciating any advice

Callum
Forum: Pentax DSLR Discussion 12-05-2013, 11:01 AM  
Nightlife photography problem with K5 & 540FGZ
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 8
Views: 1,121
Okey thanks everyone for the help - is there a way to save flash strength as part of a camera USER setting? it's annoying having to redo the flash intensity if I have to turn off the flash for any reason in manual mode?
Forum: Pentax DSLR Discussion 12-01-2013, 06:20 AM  
Nightlife photography problem with K5 & 540FGZ
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 8
Views: 1,121
Hi, im looking for some advice with nightlife photography. The effect i'm after is the classic trailing lights. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1426618117567870&set=pb.141556532533...type=3&theater

I thought I was using correct settings;

K5
Af540FGZ
Sigma 17-70mm or 10-20mm 4-5.6

1/2-1/5 shutter
f/5.6
100 ISO

Flash and camera set to trailing curtain sync. Move the camera at the lights to begin with, then compose for the flash. However the flash fires once at the start, and then again at the end of the shot. This seems to me like it's ruining the shot as it overpowers all the light trails i'm trying to bring in at the start of the shot.

Can anyone give any advice? I've checked the setting and there doesn't seem to be anything relevant.

Thanks for any help
Forum: Pentax Medium Format 05-12-2012, 12:53 PM  
Looks line I just bought a 645 body.
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 12
Views: 1,165
Looks like I will also be joining the 645 crowd. As a penniless student its the only real way for me to get into medium format, also my first format into film at all ^^.

May be a stupid question.

Okey it's a stupid question;

But does the larger 120mm film mean that the same DOF shallowing effect that you see on full frame sensors will be apparent, compared to my K20D?
Forum: Sold Items 07-17-2010, 05:23 AM  
For Sale - Sold: BIG SALE: Tamron 70-200mm/2.8, Sigma 30mm/1.4, FA50mm/1.7, DA70mm/2.4 Ltd, M85
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 35
Views: 9,293
Pm sent on DA55-300mm
Forum: Sold Items 06-04-2010, 01:44 PM  
For Sale - Sold: DA55-300mm (Worldwide)
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 13
Views: 3,198
I'm interested in getting this lens shipped back to blighty (UK), hit me up, thanks Callum
Forum: Sold Items 06-02-2010, 11:27 AM  
For Sale - Sold: Sigma MACRO 105mm F2.8 EX DG (Worldwide)
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 4
Views: 2,373
hmm...if my ebay bid doesn't go through i will be sorely tempted...
Forum: Sold Items 04-14-2010, 05:30 PM  
For Sale - Sold: K7, Lenses, Flashes, Extras
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 3
Views: 4,092
If you were to reconsider shipping to the UK, id take you up on that TR pack, get back to me if you wish

Thanks
Forum: Sold Items 02-20-2010, 05:38 AM  
For Sale - Sold: [Worldwide] Pentax DA 55-300mm - Like New
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 12
Views: 2,319
sent pm on 55-300mm
Forum: Sold Items 02-07-2010, 01:52 PM  
For Sale - Sold: Pentax DA (non-L) 55-300mm F4-5.8 Lens Excellent Condition
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 3
Views: 1,697
Pm sent on 55-300mm
Forum: Sold Items 01-13-2010, 03:27 PM  
For Sale - Sold: [EU] Pentax system, K10d, lenses (DA, DA Limited, DA*, F, M, K, Tak), flash
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 24
Views: 7,187
pm sent for sigma 10-20mm
Forum: Sold Items 12-06-2009, 03:17 AM  
For Sale - Sold: SMC Pentax-F 17-28mm FISH-EYE 1:3.5-4.5
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 12
Views: 4,267
Very tempted by this, but i can;t consider even making an offer without seeing some photos of the elements...
Forum: Sold Items 11-12-2009, 01:00 AM  
For Sale - Sold: Brand New Pentax SMCP-DAL 55-300mm f/4-5.8 ED
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 10
Views: 4,970
Can you post pics taken with this lens? i'm looking for a minor upgrade/replacement to my sigma 70-300mm!
Forum: Sold Items 11-08-2009, 09:10 AM  
For Sale - Sold: Sigma APO 100-300mm F4 - $550.00
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 10
Views: 4,449
Just for clarifications sake, this is functioning lens, but with a back-focusing problem, which is unfix-able, but can be worked around?

Thanks!
Forum: Sold Items 11-03-2009, 03:07 PM  
For Sale - Sold: Tamron AF 2x Teleconverter
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 11
Views: 2,053
Sorry guys, item sold to first person to offer cash, cheers guys!
Forum: Sold Items 10-28-2009, 11:24 AM  
For Sale - Sold: Tamron AF 2x Teleconverter
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 11
Views: 2,053
bump. lowered price
Forum: Sold Items 10-27-2009, 04:10 PM  
For Sale - Sold: Tamron AF 2x Teleconverter
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 11
Views: 2,053
thanks for the good reviews :)

Item is still available, postage to AUS proved too much :(
Forum: Sold Items 10-27-2009, 02:01 PM  
For Sale - Sold: Tamron AF 2x Teleconverter
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 11
Views: 2,053
Unedited images of the TC
Forum: Sold Items 10-27-2009, 12:54 PM  
For Sale - Sold: Tamron AF 2x Teleconverter
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 11
Views: 2,053
PentaxForums.com Marketplace Listing

Item for Sale
Tamron AF 2x Teleconverter

Asking Price
70 GBP (Open to offers)

Item Description
Bought this TC about two years ago, before i really grew to understand lens optics (ZOMG TELECONVERTER WITH AUTOFOCUS?!?!1111), needless to say, with a sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6, this thing has spent a lot of time in my bag. Not trying to put this TC down though, I've had a few converters, this one has the least degradation of IQ I've seen, I had the idea of removing the elements, creating an auto focus extension tube to stick on my sigma 17-70mm, although I never got up the nerve/skill...

Before buying, please check your lens will auto focus with this converter, I've had 2 returns already, needless to say, I've learned my lesson with Evilbay. I will not accept returns due to buyers failing to check lens compatibility . Excellent condition, one or too small cosmetic scuffs. Will ship anywhere at cost (except Nigeria).

Any questions/comments/blatent holes in my sale, hit me up :)

Are you the original owner of the item being sold?
No

Are you selling or trading this item?
Selling

Item Condition
Used
Excellent

Item Location
Oxford, England

Shipping Charge
depends

Shipping Services
Parcelforce

Shipping Destinations
Worldwide

Accepted Payment Types
PayPal

Return Policy/Additional Details
Any defects in lens not mentioned, refunded including shipping cost

Please send me a private message if interested in the item!
Forum: Sold Items 10-08-2009, 11:49 AM  
For Sale - Sold: Super Program + A 50mm 1.4 + Sunpak 422 w/PT-2D adaptor + Extras
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 7
Views: 10,711
Interested in A-50mm 1.4, please post some pics to show any loss of IQ,

Thanks!
Forum: Monthly Photo Contests 10-03-2009, 08:02 AM  
Mont White
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 0
Views: 1,258
First submission, I tried to check out the voting procedure, but if I've done anything wrong, please drop me a pm :D

Taken during a ski trip earlier in the year, this is Mont Blanc, from the french side, don't think i need to state what Season i have in mind :)

K100D, lens kit, just wish I had my K20D and Sigma 17-70mm :(

Look forward to seeing some other entries!

EDIT: Oh yes, upped the contract, upped the blacks, upped blue vibrancy, added a slight vignette and a small radial blur just to draw the eye to the middle, as far as i'm aware this is allowed.
Forum: Digital Processing, Software, and Printing 09-23-2009, 12:53 PM  
Poll: Photoshop Paid for or Pirated?
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 106
Views: 21,226
My entire life's earnings so far would just pay for a full copy of CS3, so it doesn't bother me, although admittedly my PS experience did get me a higher paid job...
Forum: Mini-Challenges, Games, and Photo Stories 09-09-2009, 11:18 AM  
dammit, out of focus
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 111
Views: 16,078
Valetines Day, Oxford, England :(
Forum: General Talk 08-23-2009, 09:14 PM  
Crafty Contractors
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 11
Views: 1,986
I wish, not only do I live in Oxfordshire, I'm close family friends of the family of Phil Selway, which aside from being my 'claim to fame' means Iv'e seen radiohead more than...15 times, and served each of Radiohead more than once at christmas parties.

I don't even like Radiohead that much.

Anyway, leaving tommorow to start my 12 hour shifts, after signing a form agreeing to waive my rights regarding shift length and break length.

It's a fun life.
Forum: Sold Items 08-20-2009, 05:48 AM  
For Sale - Sold: Fa 50mm/1.4 $200 !
Posted By Pwn4g3_P13
Replies: 4
Views: 1,253
Pm setn on lens
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