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Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 08-04-2018, 09:52 PM  
What's your favourite vintage / film-era manual focus lens, and why?
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 147
Views: 9,953
K55 1.8....Magical sharp lens that always performed for me. Great colours and rendered everything better than real life.
Forum: General Talk 08-04-2018, 06:46 AM  
Your latest acquisition
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 16,875
Views: 1,146,384
Bought a Fender super champ X2.... What a great little tube amp, especially on the clean channel.
Forum: General Talk 08-04-2018, 06:41 AM  
Apple valued at 1 trillion dollars.
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Too spensive!...
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 06-06-2018, 03:26 PM  
prime, prime, everywhere a prime...
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 7,281
Views: 369,049
... I have an FA 28 2.8 and its a great all around lens that renders magically on APS-C. I have owned the FA77 and the 28 can hold its own.The lenses I use the most are my FA 20-40 (love it very much) and the FA28. I have the DA35 2.4 and its really great especially for the price but I prefer the 28mm as it's my focal sweetspot for a prime.
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 06-06-2018, 03:09 PM  
Amateur Photographers (UK) Predicts End for Pentax
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 938
Views: 68,630
Somebody needs to sue DPR for defamation, maybe that will quell the negative press.
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 12-26-2017, 04:10 PM  
Pentax K-3 III in Sep-2018
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 193
Views: 30,501
Tough crowd...
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 10-15-2017, 08:29 AM  
Someone here who's still using the oldest sigma 70-200 (APO EX (1999)) ?
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 12
Views: 1,215
... I have one on my K5lls and it works like a dream. Excellent rendering and sharp throughout its focal range.
Forum: Welcomes and Introductions 08-09-2017, 08:07 AM  
Hello from Canada
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 9
Views: 459
This fellow Canuck says " Welcome eh!"
Forum: Post Your Photos! 08-08-2017, 08:38 PM  
Landscape Portland, Maine Pentax K-5
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Nice shots...
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 08-05-2017, 07:59 AM  
Is the new DA 20-40mm a worthy alternative to the DA 21 and DA 40 ltd?
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 32
Views: 3,601
Sell your 21mm & 40mm lenses, you won't miss/use em once you get the 20-40 anyways.That should get you enough to make the switch.
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 08-02-2017, 05:25 PM  
Is the new DA 20-40mm a worthy alternative to the DA 21 and DA 40 ltd?
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 32
Views: 3,601
You can aim this lens directly into the sun and it doesn't flare either...The coatings are worth the price of admission alone!, with the added bonus of WR and near silent AF. I pretty much only use this lens outdoors so f2.8-4 doesn't matter to me, but can crank up the ISO if needed...You need this lens!📷
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 08-02-2017, 03:53 PM  
Is the new DA 20-40mm a worthy alternative to the DA 21 and DA 40 ltd?
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 32
Views: 3,601
...I got one a couple months back and I love it on the K5lls. It renders amazingly.
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 07-09-2017, 08:57 AM  
Is this Normal for HD DA 20-40?
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 7
Views: 1,092
To me it doesn't look like a focus issue but the metering!. Is the camera metering system set to spot metering?, If so change it so it meters the whole frame. Everything seems in focus, maybe not perfect but I find continuous focus while using the back AF button helps with focus. The weather looks pretty grey and its hard to pretty that up on the best of days... I own the 20-40 Ltd and its Amazing, I feel like I have a secret weapon because it gets bad press for its focal length, aperture and price, which has dropped down considerably!....Cheers
Forum: Post Your Photos! 06-27-2017, 08:23 AM  
Landscape Lake St George Liberty, Maine
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Very nice!
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 06-11-2017, 07:22 PM  
Anybody know what mount this is?
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Thanks man... appreciated!
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 06-11-2017, 04:31 PM  
Anybody know what mount this is?
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 2
Views: 581
It's a Mamiya Sekor 300mm f4... just not sure what it mates up too... Thanks in advance folks.
Forum: Post Your Photos! 05-22-2017, 08:40 AM  
People cafe stop portrait
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Beautiful subject, beautifully captured.
Forum: Sold Items 04-30-2017, 05:09 AM  
For Sale - Sold: SMC Pentax F 35-70 + 70-210
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 10
Views: 1,467
Sent pm yesterday!

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Oops!... message didn't send, my mistake.
Forum: Pentax KP 01-28-2017, 07:44 AM  
Thanks Ricoh
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 28
Views: 2,205
Sexy little camera, hopefully this body style will continue up the line... Really great work from the Pentax design team.
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 01-26-2017, 07:48 AM  
Pentax KP Officially Announced, New Forum!
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 409
Views: 32,765
It says Magnesium Alloy, perhaps Polycarbonate is the alloy....Lol.Just don't drop it, metal or not.
Forum: Pentax KP 01-26-2017, 07:38 AM  
not finding any info on whether the KP has dual SD cards or not
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 40
Views: 3,371
Then buy a K3ll !....Pretty simple!
Forum: Pentax News and Rumors 01-25-2017, 11:56 AM  
Nothing New at Photokina!??!
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 723
Views: 67,024
Dude!... Although your K7 is a great camera and all,why the hurry for new gear all of a sudden?...Lol!. Looks like a new KP model is about to be unveiled... Patience Young Skywalker.
Forum: Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 11-16-2016, 02:14 PM  
Hiking in Chili: which lenses should I bring along with my K-1?
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 36
Views: 2,436
...I'd take the 18-24mm and the 24-70 mm with the teleconvertor... Unless your birdwatching, leave the 300mm at home and send the 77mm to my home address as payment for my consult!...lol.
Forum: Pentax Forums Giveaways 09-07-2016, 05:45 AM  
PF 10th Anniversary - Pentax K-50 1-Day Giveaway! - Entries closed, winner announced.
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 1,825
Views: 64,759
...Free in any color is a beautiful thang! Yes, I said "Thang"!.
Forum: General Talk 05-14-2016, 02:59 PM  
What music are you currently listening to?
Posted By Electric Eye
Replies: 4,654
Views: 395,689
Aftershok...the Detonate CD,officially releases May 20/2016.A shameless plug!
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