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Old Mar 7, 2014, 12:26 PM   #1
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Default Q7 and SMC-F 80-200

Short walk with my new Q7 and the Pentax OEM adapter with SMC-F 80-200 lens. Lens stopped down to F8 shot at ISO 100 First a Limpkin then a small Blue Heron in mating plumage in a small canal. Shots processed in LR 5. I got about 25% keepers using peaking and a LCD eyepiece hood This is a lens avail. on Ebay for around $50 or less

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...It is better to burn a roll of film than curse the darkness. Equip. K30, Q7, DAL 55-300, DA 35 f2.4, DA 50 f1.8 DA 18-135, SMC-M 28 f3.5, SMC M 50 f1.4, Canon P&S S100 w/CHDK Beta, Panasonic DMC-GM5, Flickr:
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Old Mar 9, 2014, 10:05 PM   #2
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You are making me want to get the Q's out and play around again. I had trouble with manual focusing - did OK with macro but not so good otherwise. But I also didn't work very hard at it. These shots make me think I should try again. I'm getting tired of carrying the heavy K3, something I go through every so often.
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