Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Digital SLR and Interchangeable Lens Cameras > Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Oct 24, 2006, 6:29 PM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 39
Default

Wanted to check once and for all comparison of similar photos taken with Pentax istDS with 18-55mm kit lens vs. Canon Rebel XT (8 megapixel version). Went out today and with both cameras set at ISO 200 and on automatic and JPEG best quality took photos of same subjects first with CAnon then Pentax. Then took SD and Compact Flash cards to Costco for processing. When processed compared them side by side for sharpness and exposure. My honest appraisal is Pentax looks better, sharper and exposure was better on 4 x 6 photos. I am sticking with Pentax, maybe a new K10D.
whbroker is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old Oct 25, 2006, 10:05 AM   #2
Member
 
Damfino's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 74
Default

Some examples might be nice, and helpful for those considering a purchase of a Pentax vs a Canon.

Damfino is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Oct 25, 2006, 11:57 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
Catbells's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 874
Default

Quite surprising as the *istDS produces 'soft' images in best quality JPEG at default setting.

Mostimages require some post processing to put in what is left out intentionally by the camera so that the user can decide just how much and what is to be added.
Catbells is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:59 PM.