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Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Feb 25, 2005, 4:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,364
Posted By LewTwo
>> What lens would you compare the Tamron...

>> What lens would you compare the Tamron 28mm-200mm or the Tamron 28mm-300mm? <<

I would not compare it to anything else except maybe the sigma in the same range (that said it is genrally agreed...
Forum: General Discussion Jan 3, 2005, 6:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By LewTwo
The strength of these printers is "supposed to...

The strength of these printers is "supposed to be" the consistency across various types of media. If if is not good onplain paper then I would expect little improvement on other media. As you say...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Jan 3, 2005, 6:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,457
Posted By LewTwo
OK you got me ... I missed the "S" .... but...

OK you got me ... I missed the "S" .... but conclusion remains the same.
Forum: General Discussion Jan 3, 2005, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By LewTwo
Textronics developered a solid ink (wax) printer...

Textronics developered a solid ink (wax) printer line called PHASER. THe line has since been picked up by Xerox. Anyone have any comments about using one of these as a photo printer ?
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Jan 3, 2005, 12:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,457
Posted By LewTwo
Is anyone ever satisfied ? I would like to...

Is anyone ever satisfied ?

I would like to have a full frame sensor, wider ASA range, brighter viewfinder, more powerful flash, more resolution, a longer zoomand the Pentax software is a waste of...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Dec 30, 2004, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,718
Posted By LewTwo
Pentax K mount lens will work. Of course they...

Pentax K mount lens will work. Of course they will be manual focaus. The screw mount lens will work as well .... with an adapter.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Dec 30, 2004, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,364
Posted By LewTwo
Igot the Tamron 28-300 XR LD IF late last summer....

Igot the Tamron 28-300 XR LD IF late last summer. It now lives on my *IST D.I wish it had been the first lens I purchased for the Pentax (would have saved me several hunde\red dollars). I will...
Forum: General Discussion May 10, 2004, 8:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By LewTwo
I have purchased at least four digital cameras...

I have purchased at least four digital cameras off EBay and I have no complaints (new and used from individuals and vendors). Check the sellers feedback and be sure you check the price as well. I...
Forum: General Discussion May 5, 2004, 10:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,171
Posted By LewTwo
Now i realize this thread is days old and dead...

Now i realize this thread is days old and dead but I ran across this site where a guy graphed a web cam to the back of an old Pentax SLR (he has built 5 of 'em).
...
Forum: General Discussion May 3, 2004, 9:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 765
Posted By LewTwo
>>> Also due to the 1.5x factor could I purchase...

>>> Also due to the 1.5x factor could I purchase a 300mm 35mm SLR lens for the Rebel and that would equate to around 450mm? <<<

Marketting Hype (worse than digital zoom)! The so-called 1.5X...
Forum: General Discussion Apr 26, 2004, 8:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 765
Posted By LewTwo
Please see the following url: ...

Please see the following url:
http://www.keywild.com/DIGISCOPE/ST80/bingo.html

These two picture were taken for another pupose but the second picture is combination of crops from:

1) a film...
Forum: General Discussion Apr 26, 2004, 3:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,273
Posted By LewTwo
>>> I've heard that a couple of the new Kyoceras...

>>> I've heard that a couple of the new Kyoceras are pretty fast (but I haven't seen any controlled tests yet). <<<

http://www.steves-digicams.com/2003_reviews/sl300r_pg5.html

"The SL300R's...
Forum: General Discussion Apr 26, 2004, 1:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,461
Posted By LewTwo
Re: Shuitter Lag: Why worse in digital than 35mm? And pre-fo

I can not speak to film vs digital. All the film cameras I ever used were manually focused and could snap shots off as fast as you could crank 'em.

However with the number of digital cameras I...
Forum: General Discussion Apr 26, 2004, 12:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,591
Posted By LewTwo
photosbyvito >>> ... Why not just think...

photosbyvito

>>> ... Why not just think ahead.....and change the WB before or while your shooting? What is photography if you just take the shot to fix it later? ... <<<

In some cases the...
Forum: General Discussion Apr 25, 2004, 11:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,591
Posted By LewTwo
>>> It doesn't have everything (it lacks a RAW...

>>> It doesn't have everything (it lacks a RAW converter, the topic of this thread) ... <<<

I have been using PaintShop Pro and am very happy with it but it can not read my raw files. Pentax has a...
Forum: General Discussion Apr 25, 2004, 10:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,171
Posted By LewTwo
KaptinKABOOM... >>> I honestly dont know the...

KaptinKABOOM...

>>> I honestly dont know the answer to the question. <<<

I did not figure you would, but it is something to puzzle over and you might have the opertunity (that I do not) to drop...
Forum: General Discussion Apr 25, 2004, 3:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,591
Posted By LewTwo
[quote="sjms"]>>> .. include with the camera an...

[quote="sjms"]>>> .. include with the camera an at least baseline RAW converter utility program. ... <<<

Of that I am aware. The keyword is "baseline". I have the Pentax *ist D that comes with...
Forum: General Discussion Apr 25, 2004, 3:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,171
Posted By LewTwo
Gentlemen: It is not my intention to dowse...

Gentlemen:

It is not my intention to dowse the flames but getting back to the subject ....

The point of my origonal post was that I had concluded that the concept would most likly be more...
Forum: General Discussion Apr 25, 2004, 2:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,591
Posted By LewTwo
Would it be a correct to assume that most of the...

Would it be a correct to assume that most of the responces concerning post processing raw files that the software for the processing in question is Adobe Photshop CS ??

No to discourage anyone,...
Forum: General Discussion Apr 25, 2004, 2:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,171
Posted By LewTwo
>> Using a 5MP point and shoot sensor in a...

>> Using a 5MP point and shoot sensor in a traditional slr EVEN IF you could mount and align it properly will give you a focal length multiplier suitable for astrophotography ... <<<


The is no...
Forum: General Discussion Apr 25, 2004, 1:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 765
Posted By LewTwo
>> ... a 400mm lens looks to be incredibly...

>> ... a 400mm lens looks to be incredibly expensive.<<

Yep.

You could get a "T" adapter and hang it off the back of 80mm f5 telescope, but it would be bear to drag around ... guess that is...
Forum: General Discussion Apr 25, 2004, 1:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,171
Posted By LewTwo
>> I Dont know I am Still having trouble on the...

>> I Dont know I am Still having trouble on the "Needing a PC connected to the camera part".... <<<

You presented two concepts. The first was placing the sensor from a digital camera in a film...
Forum: General Discussion Apr 24, 2004, 2:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,171
Posted By LewTwo
Making a DigiSLR.....How Hard could it be ...HAH

Thought about till I got a headache.Figured the only practical aproach would be to place a sensor in the camera (mechanical problems are easy to deal with) and attache it to a laptop for processing...
Forum: Digiscoping/Digital Photomicroscopy Apr 19, 2004, 10:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,139
Posted By LewTwo
Useing the dSLR at prime focus you are not going...

Useing the dSLR at prime focus you are not going to be able to vary your image size. You might want to consider "eyepiece projection". In this case you are getting the projected image from the...
Forum: General Discussion Apr 19, 2004, 10:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,472
Posted By LewTwo
Nope that is not what I mean. I am thinking: ...

Nope that is not what I mean. I am thinking:

1) Camera model XYZ-1 with a fixed 20-200mm lens
2) Camera model XYZ-2 with a fixed 50-500mm lens

Same basi camera but offer it with two differnt...
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