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Forum: Troubleshooting and Beginner Help 10-31-2013, 03:05 PM  
Portrait Lens for Children
Posted By Morro
Replies: 36
Views: 4,182
As a father of 8 month old and a K100D owner I think something like Pentax-DA 35mm F2.4 AL or Sigma 18-50mm F2.8-4.5 would be very good and affordable.

I have Pentax 50mm 1.4, and while I love the photos, the 50mm on 1.5 crop factor make me step back pretty far. A lot of Kodak moments go untaken. I think something in 28-35mm range would be more useful. I also don't like to haul heavy lens as the camera with AA batteries is pretty heavy.
Forum: Pentax DSLR Discussion 07-07-2010, 05:14 PM  
Corrupted jpgs from K100d
Posted By Morro
Replies: 9
Views: 2,529
I can copy the pictures via card reader and they are still corrupted. I suspect Eye-Fi may be too power hungry and that may cause corruption.. or probably something else.
Forum: Pentax DSLR Discussion 07-07-2010, 04:01 PM  
Corrupted jpgs from K100d
Posted By Morro
Replies: 9
Views: 2,529
They look good on LCD but corrupted on the computer. I tried different viewers (built in Windows Vista viewer, Picasa, Microsoft Photomanager) with the same result. All of the corrupted images came from the same Eye-Fi SD card.
Forum: Pentax DSLR Discussion 07-07-2010, 12:03 AM  
Corrupted jpgs from K100d
Posted By Morro
Replies: 9
Views: 2,529
About 10% of the jpg shots I take come out corrupted. The lower part of the frame is shifted. I haven't seen anything like that in RAW and I'm not sure if it is a card or camera issue. Has anyone seen anything like that?
Forum: Pentax DSLR Discussion 02-17-2009, 03:02 PM  
K100D Power Problems
Posted By Morro
Replies: 35
Views: 6,371
My K100D worked fine for more than a year. I could take some hundred shots on one charge. Now I'm lucky to get 20 off freshly charged set or I may even get "battery depleted" message with batteries right from the charger. I think my LA Crosse BC700 charger is to blame cause the problem started approximately when my old cheap charger broke... I think that La Crosse charges Ni-MH batteries higher than 1.2V and it makes the camera "think" that I have depleted alkaline instead of overcharged NiMH but I have no scientific data to prove it. I can discharge the batteries in the charger and it shows that they have about 2200 - 2500mAh capacity ... :( Oh, and i forgot to mention that alkaline work ok.
Forum: Photographic Technique 02-05-2008, 04:09 PM  
A first in Pentax rebate processing...
Posted By Morro
Replies: 19
Views: 3,483
I submitted rebate form for my K100D kit in May and got the rebate in January after some phone calls and faxing the form to Pentax. Should I mention that rebate website printed in the form was down and the phone number was disconnected?
I guess I was so "lucky" because Pentax changed rebate processor in July. I guess a lot of submitted rebates got lost.
Forum: Pentax DSLR Discussion 01-28-2008, 01:36 PM  
Poll: K100D Super or K200D ?
Posted By Morro
Replies: 23
Views: 8,811
K100 supports SDHC after firmware update
Forum: Pentax DSLR Discussion 01-28-2008, 01:25 PM  
FPS, how important is it to the average user?
Posted By Morro
Replies: 63
Views: 8,221
3 FPS is enough for me.. 3 frames buffer is a disaster
Forum: Pentax DSLR Discussion 01-25-2008, 05:49 PM  
Poll: K100D Super or K200D ?
Posted By Morro
Replies: 23
Views: 8,811
470 euros for K100D Super kit? That's quite overpriced.
Forum: Post Your Photos! 12-12-2007, 04:33 PM  
My New Tammy 18-250
Posted By Morro
Replies: 4
Views: 1,588
I made the same shot as yours 4th with my Pentax 18-250 and it came out much worse.. I guess I need to upgrade the photographer, lol.
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 12-05-2007, 05:10 PM  
Ordered DA 18-250
Posted By Morro
Replies: 8
Views: 2,335
BTW, I ordered 18-250 a month ago and they had estimated delivery "December 25", but I got it last week, so I guess you'll see yours sooner.
Forum: Homepage & Official Pentax News 12-05-2007, 05:04 PM  
Pentax Holiday Rebates
Posted By Morro
Replies: 23
Views: 11,375
I still haven't gotten my $50 rebate from May. The phone # from the rebate form is disconnected and CSR from Pentax is simply rude. :mad:
I guess it's time to call BBB
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