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Old Oct 1, 2017, 1:41 PM   #1
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I was using the above combo and they weren't that good compared with my manual focus shots (for BIF)

Also I have got some area of blown highlight too (camera really not used to yet)














Unlike MF, I could not nail the focus particuarly the third one. If I was using manual and infinity, I think I could have nailed it. I have no clue where the lens was focusing as I was panning like crazy (3-4 seconds).

In such circumstance, MF does prevail. I still have to learn about K70 I agree


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Old Oct 4, 2017, 9:30 PM   #2
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Not bad, but there’s always a learning curve with any new camera. I still get a bit frustrated with the K1 when it does something unexpected. And while I usually keep it at -1/3 stop EV, recently I’ve been leaving it at 0, it sometimes underexposes when I don’t expect it to. And I’ve also been experimenting again with metering mode.

Have you shot any focus charts yet with that combination? I so often find such things inconclusive but occasionally it’s proved useful. But in that situation, I think I would have done what you did - put it at infinity and shoot.

You do have a lot of really nice detail on these.
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Not bad but can be improved. As mtngal mentioned about learning curve is totally correct.
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Old Oct 6, 2017, 6:11 AM   #4
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Not bad, but there’s always a learning curve with any new camera. I still get a bit frustrated with the K1 when it does something unexpected. And while I usually keep it at -1/3 stop EV, recently I’ve been leaving it at 0, it sometimes underexposes when I don’t expect it to. And I’ve also been experimenting again with metering mode. .

That seems to be the norm (for K70) as far as I can see

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The K70 should give better results than the K20 since sensor technology has moved forward but the metering could be off and so could the focus. Perhaps a little testing is in order. Great compositions by the way.
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If you suspect a auto focus error do some checking. I have found several of my lenses needed a in camera focus adjustment on my K30. One quick way to ID a problem is to shoot an identical shot using live view and then the autofocus system and compare the shots. If the live view is sharper get out the focus chart and start adjusting.
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Have you set to just ONE single AF point, I never use more than one on my cameras for sports photography
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