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 Aug 31, 2017, 11:41 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
mtngal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Frazier Park, CA
Posts: 16,056
Default Recent Photos

I wasn't going to post anything from the current trip I'm on, but thought I might throw something out there. I wasn't originally going to take any pictures August 21st, but how could I resist?

I'm not entirely happy with what I took, but they were OK. I had been using a 16x ND filter but was able to take it off for 2 minutes, when I took these two photos.





The filter went on right after I took this one.





All 3 of these were taken with the K1 and DA300. I didn't think to change the camera setting to FF from auto, and I haven't played around with comparison enough to discover whether I could have ended up with more pixels to crop closer or not.

A couple of days later I took this (K1, DFA 28-105)



Great scenery, I was sad to leave the mountains yesterday.
mtngal is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old Sep 1, 2017, 2:59 AM   #2
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2017
Posts: 66
Default

The mountain shot is really nice which depicts the beauty of nature. Good one!
Maitri is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sep 1, 2017, 9:03 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
Monza76's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 4,095
Default

Fantastic "diamond ring" shots, and the mountains. Glad you decided to post.
__________________
Ira
Riverview, NB, Canada
http://aicphotography.blogspot.com/
_______________________________
Current equipment
Pentax K5, K3:
FA 35mm f2, FA 50 f1.4, FA 28-70mm f4, FA 28-80mm f3.5-5.6, FA 80-320mm f4.5-5.6, F 50mm f1.7, Tamron SP 70-200mm f2.8 Di, DA 10-17 f3.5-4.5, DA 14 f2.8, DA 16-45mm f4, DA 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 WR, DA 50-200mm f4-5.6 WR, AF-540FGZ

Olympus E-P2, E-P5, OM-D E-M1: 9mm to 150mm lenses

_______________________________
Monza76 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sep 2, 2017, 12:44 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
mtngal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Frazier Park, CA
Posts: 16,056
Default

Thanks! The mountain shot was a quick photo taken from a turn-out as I was leaving Jackson. I had stopped to adjust my mirrors at a turn-out in the national park and couldn't resist the scenery. It's a place where it's hard to take a bad photo, the scenery is that fabulous (at least in my opinion).

A total solar eclipse is something to be experienced, photography came second. It's the first total eclipse for me and it was awesome - well worth the effort it took to see it. It just happened that my sister had at one time lived in the path of totality and had a former neighbor who was willing to let me park my trailer in their driveway, providing lodging for my sister, her boyfriend and me. The world-class scenery was just a plus for what has been quite the experience.
mtngal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sep 2, 2017, 11:51 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
MacBook's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 564
Default

Great eclipse photos!

We weren't in as picturesque a place, simply across the street in a neighbor's yard. We had totality for 2 minutes 30 seconds -- and it was an awesome experience here, too!
MacBook is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Sep 17, 2017, 7:48 AM   #6
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Mornington, Australia
Posts: 697
Default

Fantastis pic's Harriot.
simowills 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 11:04 PM.