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Old Sep 24, 2011, 11:42 AM   #1
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Went to shoot a music event featuring guitarist Scott Huckabay. the stage had only a couple of small colored lights. I had the Vivitar 24mm f2.8 manual and the Kx. I had shot the venue before so I didn't bring my Pentax 1.4 (that's not going to happen again). Huckabay is a dancing prancing madman so up and up went the shutter speed and the ISO. Got this keeper, with heavy processing in RAW, at ISO 12,800. Not the greatest shot in world, but the Kx came through with a usable picture.
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Old Sep 24, 2011, 12:36 PM   #2
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Looks great to me! Congrats on getting such a fine pic under very difficult circumstances.
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Old Sep 24, 2011, 1:00 PM   #3
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Nothing you could do about the lighting (without flash) but that's still come out looking good and looking clean !
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That came out very nicely! Your pp is very good and sure makes that picture a keeper!
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Having tried to photography my cousin's concerts in equally dark conditions, I must say this is great. At least you got this one keeper.

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Thanks folks. I think about upgrading to a "higher level" camera now and then, but the Kx seems to always come through. For the money, it really is a very capable photographic tool.
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I like it! Great job.
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Amazingly clear photo, and fine dramatic composition, despite the very adverse lighting. Great job!
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