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Forum: Pentax Lenses Jul 24, 2016, 5:32 PM
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Posted By bigdawg
Should be a good one. Got my sights on a Sigma...

Should be a good one. Got my sights on a Sigma 105 macro right now.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Jul 24, 2016, 5:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By bigdawg
The full frame ones are going up because of the...

The full frame ones are going up because of the introduction of the K1. Sellers want to make a profit while they can. I see Pentax M and A lens that used to sell for peanuts now trying to sell for...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Jul 9, 2016, 4:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By bigdawg
Nicely done my friend.

Nicely done my friend.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Jul 9, 2016, 4:31 PM
Replies: 48
K-1
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Posted By bigdawg
Nicely done! I really like the K1's low light...

Nicely done! I really like the K1's low light capability.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Jul 9, 2016, 4:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By bigdawg
Good to see you too Simon. Been a while but I'm...

Good to see you too Simon. Been a while but I'm semi back. I've retired so too much time on hand.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Jul 9, 2016, 4:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By bigdawg
Supposed to be better weather sealed and quicker...

Supposed to be better weather sealed and quicker on recharge. Better? I can't really say as this is the first Pentax flash I've owned.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Jun 24, 2016, 9:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By bigdawg
K1 and AF540GFZ II flash

I promise to post these photos of my 49th high school reunion. Here they are. shot using PTTL and a one or two without the flash. Some especially the solo shots of me and the group shots I'm in were...
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Jun 10, 2016, 5:27 PM
Replies: 48
K-1
Views: 4,508
Posted By bigdawg
Going to my 49th high school reunion Saturday....

Going to my 49th high school reunion Saturday. I'll get to see how the K1 performs in a dark restaurant with my new Pentax Af540GFZII flash. I don't do portraits so well but we will see.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Jun 10, 2016, 5:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By bigdawg
Welcome Bob. The forum is not as lively as it...

Welcome Bob. The forum is not as lively as it used to be but that is changing as the new K1 and the mirrorless cameras gain a foothold. Looking forward to some photos from you soon.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless May 9, 2016, 9:54 PM
Replies: 48
K-1
Views: 4,508
Posted By bigdawg
Finally got my K1. Decided to look at the way it...

Finally got my K1. Decided to look at the way it handles noise. Just a few quick shots out of the box. All shot hand held and only resized.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Mar 19, 2016, 7:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,283
Posted By bigdawg
Nikon 810 VS Pentax K1

A comparison. Based on Manufacturers specs.

http://cameradecision.com/compare/Pentax-K-1-vs-Nikon-D810
Forum: Pentax Lenses Mar 11, 2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,333
Posted By bigdawg
I so far am enjoying it. I'll have to wait a...

I so far am enjoying it. I'll have to wait a while to see how it does on a full frame 36 megapixel sensor.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Mar 10, 2016, 7:42 PM
Replies: 48
K-1
Views: 4,508
Posted By bigdawg
Thanks Simon. I'm retired now so I got the photo...

Thanks Simon. I'm retired now so I got the photo bug again and am really looking forward to landscapes with the K1.
Forum: Pentax Lenses Mar 10, 2016, 7:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,333
Posted By bigdawg
Had it on my Pentax K7. Just trying it out to see...

Had it on my Pentax K7. Just trying it out to see how sharp and how good the contrast and colors might be. So far I'm happy.
Forum: Pentax Lenses Mar 7, 2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,333
Posted By bigdawg
Sigma 17-35 Aspherical EX

Looked around for a "Kit lens" for my soon to be new Pentax K1 camera. They do not furnish one so I had to get one myself. Found this Sigma 17-35 f2.8-4 EX Aspherical lens on Ebay New for $177.00....
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Mar 7, 2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By bigdawg
Nicely done.

Nicely done.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Mar 6, 2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 48
K-1
Views: 4,508
Posted By bigdawg
I'm jealous for you having handled one! But I...

I'm jealous for you having handled one! But I guess I'll have one of my own soon enough. I believe this will spur me into doing more photos since I have retired. So far I've seen nothing to make me...
Forum: Pentax Lenses Feb 27, 2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 734
Posted By bigdawg
Full frame lens for the K1

All I have left now. Quite pitiful compared to what I did have, Well it will just have to do.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Feb 26, 2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 48
K-1
Views: 4,508
Posted By bigdawg
I have pre-ordered one with a Pentax 540FGZ II ...

I have pre-ordered one with a Pentax 540FGZ II Pttl flash, 2 64GB extreme Pro SD cards and an extra battery. Should ship out at the end of April or the first part of May. Can't see how shooting...
Forum: Pentax Lenses Jun 2, 2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 28,520
Posted By bigdawg
At the present time I use a Pentax K10D, a Pentax...

At the present time I use a Pentax K10D, a Pentax KX and a Pentax K7.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Apr 18, 2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Posted By bigdawg
All very nicely done!

All very nicely done!
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Oct 7, 2012, 5:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 946
Posted By bigdawg
Very peaceful and not heavily visited so not real...

Very peaceful and not heavily visited so not real crowded.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Oct 7, 2012, 5:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 946
Posted By bigdawg
The Vivitar is sharp with very good color. Step...

The Vivitar is sharp with very good color. Step it to f/4 or above for best results.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Oct 7, 2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 946
Posted By bigdawg
5 more.

5 more.
Forum: Pentax / Samsung dSLR, K Mount Mirrorless Oct 7, 2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 946
Posted By bigdawg
K7 with a Vivitar 85 f/1.4 & CZJ 20 f/2.8

Took a little visit to Little River Canyon National Preserve and Little River Falls. Dull gray overcast but caught a little sun in a couple of them.
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