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Forum: Contest Voting 6 Days Ago  
Sticky: Poll: Contest Poll VOTE NOW - Photo Contest #149 Poll (Contrasting Colors - January 2019)
Posted By Ole
Replies: 37
Views: 2,559
Welcome to the poll for our Month Theme photo contest! Select the photo you think is the best from among our finalists below:

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Forum: Photographic Equipment for Sale 02-08-2019, 12:19 PM  
For Sale: smc Pentax-FA* 400mm F5.6
Posted By Ole
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Thanks for noticing. The photos were only visible to myself :(

Now fixed!
Forum: Photographic Equipment for Sale 02-08-2019, 07:16 AM  
For Sale: smc Pentax-FA* 400mm F5.6
Posted By Ole
Replies: 5
Views: 552
PentaxForums.com Marketplace Listing

Item for Sale
smc Pentax-FA* 400mm F5.6

Asking Price
1,195.00 EUR

Item Location
Copenhagen (Denmark)

Item Description
smc Pentax-FA* 400mm F5.6 in as close to new condition as it gets. Hardly any signs of use. Included items: the lens (obviously), original front and rear caps, and hood. I do not have the lens case and box. I'm selling because I'm not into birding or what else would require such a long lens. Being F5.6 the lens is lightweight for its range and thus not much of a burden to carry.

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

Are you selling or trading this item?
Selling

Item Condition (Key)
Used
Excellent

Shipping Destinations
EU Only (I can ship to North America, but buyer may then have to pay a customs fee)

Shipping Charge
Depens on destination, buyer pays, PM me for price

Shipping Services
Any with tracking

Accepted Payment Types
PayPal Other (Elaborate)

Return Policy & Additional Details
Payment by Paypal or bank transfer. Sale is final, no return.

Please send me a private message if interested in the item!
Forum: Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 02-06-2019, 05:12 AM  
K-1 camera shake issue
Posted By Ole
Replies: 31
Views: 1,315
Precisely. Shutter (first curtain) induced blur would be across all of the image at 1/100s, since the shutter is completely open (exposing all of the sensor) when the first curtain hits home at 1/100s.

I agree that more issues could be involved. More tests would be in order using a more suitable test scene (brick wall perhaps) and running both the shutter and F-stops over a range of values.
Forum: Monthly Photo Contests 02-02-2019, 07:03 AM  
Sticky: Theme Contest #150 - February, 2019 (Machines in Motion)
Posted By Ole
Replies: 1
Views: 1,348
The theme for the official PentaxForums photo contest for February, 2019 is:

Machines in Motion

This month we're looking for images of motorized machines in motion. It can be cars, planes, combines, motorbikes, boats, etc. To qualify your contribution must convey the sense of motion. Good luck!



Click Here to Submit a Photo (do NOT post in the thread you're reading now).

Remember: your submission must be taken with a Pentax camera or a Ricoh digital camera and be scaled to web-friendly resolution. After clicking on the link above, attach your photo using our attachment system (preferred) or link to an external image. Only 1 submission per person.

And don't forget to nominate your favorites from last month. Click Here to go to the nominations page.



Prizes



1st place: $50 B&H gift card (valid for up to 2 years) + homepage feature
2nd place:
1-year forum account upgrade (Marketplace seller access + greatly increased photo space)
3rd place: 50 sheets of premium photo paper from Red River Paper.





LinksInformation

If this is your first contest, you may be interested in reading the guidelines below:
Forum: Site Suggestions and Help 01-27-2019, 12:32 PM  
Error super-takumar or super-multicoated takumar
Posted By Ole
Replies: 7
Views: 417
The entry should be good now (you may need to hit Ctrl-F5 to refresh the images in the browser cache).
Forum: Site Suggestions and Help 01-26-2019, 08:57 PM  
Error super-takumar or super-multicoated takumar
Posted By Ole
Replies: 7
Views: 417
@Adam @D1N0 The images have been provided by the community, they are not of our lenses.

Our Super Tak (model 43801) has a red R on the DoF scale. It would thus appear that none of the images on the page are of the Super Takumar.

I think we all agree that images 2 and 4 are of the s-m-c v1 and the third image of the s-m-c v2?

I will therefore replace the first image with an image of our Super Takumar.
Forum: Monthly Photo Contests 01-08-2019, 06:48 PM  
Seasonal lights at the Phoenix zoo
Posted By Ole
Replies: 14
Views: 100
I would like to nominate this photo
Forum: Monthly Photo Contests 01-01-2019, 12:45 PM  
Expired Theme Contest #149 - January, 2019 (Contrasting Colors)
Posted By Ole
Replies: 0
Views: 1,639
The theme for the official PentaxForums photo contest for January, 2019 is:

Contrasting Colors

The theme this month is "Contrasting Colors". However, whereas color theory has precise definitions for contrasting (complementary) colors and their placement on the color wheel, we adopt a more lax definition in this contest and just ask that your image provide some striking, clashing colors. Good luck!



Click Here to Submit a Photo (do NOT post in the thread you're reading now).

Remember: your submission must be taken with a Pentax camera or a Ricoh digital camera and be scaled to web-friendly resolution. After clicking on the link above, attach your photo using our attachment system (preferred) or link to an external image. Only 1 submission per person.

And don't forget to nominate your favorites from last month. Click Here to go to the nominations page.



Prizes



1st place: $50 B&H gift card (valid for up to 2 years) + homepage feature
2nd place:
1-year forum account upgrade (Marketplace seller access + greatly increased photo space)
3rd place: 50 sheets of premium photo paper from Red River Paper.





LinksInformation

If this is your first contest, you may be interested in reading the guidelines below:
Forum: Post Your Photos! 12-28-2018, 08:25 PM  
People Urban portrait
Posted By Ole
Replies: 9
Views: 338
The impression it leaves on me is that of a damsel in distress - great capture!
Forum: Post Your Photos! 12-20-2018, 01:26 PM  
Misc Merry Christmas
Posted By Ole
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Thank you, Heinrich! And all the best wishes for Christmas and the new year to you and your loved ones!
Forum: Monthly Photo Contests 12-16-2018, 11:48 AM  
Poll: Expired Contest Poll VOTE NOW Photo Contest #147 Poll (Negative Space November 2018)
Posted By Ole
Replies: 34
Views: 3,380
Welcome to the poll for our November "Negative Space" photo contest! Select the photo you think is the best from among our finalists below:

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Forum: Monthly Photo Contests 12-01-2018, 11:34 AM  
Expired Theme Contest #148 - December, 2018 ("Lights")
Posted By Ole
Replies: 0
Views: 1,831
The theme for the official PentaxForums photo contest for December, 2018 is:

Lights

The topic this month is "Lights". It can be seasonal lights or it can be any other lights as you see fit. Good luck!



Click Here to Submit a Photo (do NOT post in the thread you're reading now).

Remember: your submission must be taken with a Pentax camera or a Ricoh digital camera and be scaled to web-friendly resolution. After clicking on the link above, attach your photo using our attachment system (preferred) or link to an external image. Only 1 submission per person.

And don't forget to nominate your favorites from last month. Click Here to go to the nominations page.



Prizes



1st place: $50 B&H gift card (valid for up to 2 years) + homepage feature
2nd place:
1-year forum account upgrade (Marketplace seller access + greatly increased photo space)
3rd place: 50 sheets of premium photo paper from Red River Paper.





LinksInformation

If this is your first contest, you may be interested in reading the guidelines below:
Forum: Welcomes and Introductions 11-30-2018, 09:37 AM  
Hello Again
Posted By Ole
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Welcome back!
Forum: Pentax Medium Format 11-25-2018, 06:57 AM  
"F03" error in viewfinder of Pentax 645n?
Posted By Ole
Replies: 5
Views: 613
This is not a 645N II model by chance?

The N II will display F1, F2, F3, etc., when setting the so-called PentaxFunctions (requires the knob on the left hand side be set to PF).
Forum: Welcomes and Introductions 11-24-2018, 11:26 AM  
Hello fellow Pentax friends!!!
Posted By Ole
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Welcome to the forums! And great images!
Forum: Monthly Photo Contests 11-15-2018, 11:15 AM  
Poll: Expired Contest Poll VOTE NOW Photo Contest #146 Poll (Mirror Image October 2018)
Posted By Ole
Replies: 45
Views: 5,384
Welcome to the poll for our October "Mirror Image" photo contest! Select the photo you think is the best from among our finalists below:

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Forum: Monthly Photo Contests 11-01-2018, 10:03 AM  
Expired Theme Contest #147 - November, 2018 (Negative Space)
Posted By Ole
Replies: 0
Views: 1,730
The theme for the official PentaxForums photo contest for November, 2018 is:

Negative Space

The topic this month is "Negative Space". We have a snap tutorial here on this compositional concept for those of you who'd want to read up on this concept. Good luck!



Click Here to Submit a Photo (do NOT post in the thread you're reading now).

Remember: your submission must be taken with a Pentax camera or a Ricoh digital camera and be scaled to web-friendly resolution. After clicking on the link above, attach your photo using our attachment system (preferred) or link to an external image. Only 1 submission per person.

And don't forget to nominate your favorites from last month. Click Here to go to the nominations page.



Prizes



1st place: $50 B&H gift card (valid for up to 2 years) + homepage feature
2nd place:
1-year forum account upgrade (Marketplace seller access + greatly increased photo space)
3rd place: 50 sheets of premium photo paper from Red River Paper.





LinksInformation

If this is your first contest, you may be interested in reading the guidelines below:
Forum: Welcomes and Introductions 10-23-2018, 06:38 AM  
Hi from Belgium!
Posted By Ole
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Hi, thanks for joining! We're glad to have you on board!
Forum: Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 10-21-2018, 05:18 AM  
K-50 software problem?
Posted By Ole
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Removing the battery for a while is the only thing that comes to mind.
Forum: Monthly Photo Contests 10-15-2018, 10:22 AM  
Poll: Expired Contest Poll VOTE NOW - Photo Contest #145 Poll (Sunset or Moonrise - September 2018)
Posted By Ole
Replies: 45
Views: 5,306
Welcome to the poll for our September "Sunset or Moonrise" photo contest! Select the photo you think is the best from among our finalists below:

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Forum: General Photography 10-14-2018, 08:56 AM  
What's the mirrorless winner - need your help please!
Posted By Ole
Replies: 28
Views: 1,344
Your eyes!
Forum: Monthly Photo Contests 10-01-2018, 12:02 PM  
Expired Theme Contest #146 - October, 2018 (Mirror Image)
Posted By Ole
Replies: 2
Views: 4,587
The theme for the official PentaxForums photo contest for October, 2018 is:

Mirror Image

The topic this month is "Mirror Image". Your submission should show the mirror image of the main subject in your capture, it may, but does not have to include the main subject itself. Good luck!



Click Here to Submit a Photo (do NOT post in the thread you're reading now).

Remember: your submission must be taken with a Pentax camera or a Ricoh digital camera and be scaled to web-friendly resolution. After clicking on the link above, attach your photo using our attachment system (preferred) or link to an external image. Only 1 submission per person.

And don't forget to nominate your favorites from last month. Click Here to go to the nominations page.



Prizes



1st place: $50 B&H gift card (valid for up to 2 years) + homepage feature
2nd place:
1-year forum account upgrade (Marketplace seller access + greatly increased photo space)
3rd place: 50 sheets of premium photo paper from Red River Paper.





LinksInformation

If this is your first contest, you may be interested in reading the guidelines below:
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 09-18-2018, 01:42 PM  
f stop conversion
Posted By Ole
Replies: 15
Views: 715
No. You get F1.9 wide open.
Forum: Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 09-16-2018, 10:38 AM  
K1 user defined focal length
Posted By Ole
Replies: 3
Views: 448
To supplement the above, you should enter the effective focal length (what is set on the lens multiplied by 2 given that your converter is a 2x).

The RICOH pin can be removed. If you search the forum you should be able to find some discussion of this.
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