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Forum: Pentax Saturday 18th April 2009, 07:23
Replies: 24
Views: 7,429
Posted By Spot Focus
There is a pentax 250 -600 f5.6 or the 600mm f4...

There is a pentax 250 -600 f5.6 or the 600mm f4 still being made at a price :)
Forum: Pentax Monday 6th April 2009, 09:54
Replies: 14
Views: 6,047
Posted By Spot Focus
So the blerb is not accurate ?? High-speed...

So the blerb is not accurate ?? High-speed Continuous Shooting mode to capture the decisive moment
The X70 lets the photographer capture the subject continuously at a maximum speed of approximately...
Forum: Pentax Wednesday 1st April 2009, 07:19
Replies: 30
Views: 6,973
Posted By Spot Focus
Hi Tom please tell me more about your adjustments

Hi Tom please tell me more about your adjustments
Forum: Nikon Wednesday 12th November 2008, 23:45
Replies: 16
Views: 3,001
Posted By Spot Focus
D300 + 200-400 f4 combo

Hi I'm thinking of changing systems from pentax to Nikon D300. At present I have a Bigma which is good but not great;). I would be very interested to hear if any one has the 200-400 on a D300 or are...
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Monday 20th October 2008, 08:42
Replies: 6
Views: 4,401
Posted By Spot Focus
Hi Mark I have the 50-500 and find upping the...

Hi Mark I have the 50-500 and find upping the contrast makes a big difference ;)
Forum: Pentax Monday 20th October 2008, 08:19
Replies: 24
Views: 11,013
Posted By Spot Focus
I presume the viewfinder is similar to a K10D...

I presume the viewfinder is similar to a K10D which I use with a 50-500 @f6.3 manual focus is quite good with the standard screen but I have fitted a Katzeye split prism screen which does make it...
Forum: Pentax Friday 5th September 2008, 10:30
Replies: 2
Views: 2,618
Posted By Spot Focus
Hi heres a link to the pentax adapter...

Hi heres a link to the pentax adapter
http://www.pentax.jp/english/imaging/binoculars/scope/pf-ca35/index.html
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Wednesday 6th August 2008, 12:26
Replies: 30
Views: 43,492
Posted By Spot Focus
Hi Keith don't know if this has been answered but...

Hi Keith don't know if this has been answered but I have a 50 -500 the max magnification is not 5.2 but 1:5.2 @1.1meters @ 200mm zoom this gives you the biggest image;) no where near 1:1 as full...
Forum: Pentax Monday 28th July 2008, 07:54
Replies: 24
Views: 11,013
Posted By Spot Focus
Congrats on the purchase now let LBA beginB (:B...

Congrats on the purchase now let LBA beginB (:B (:(LBA) Lens Buying Addiction)
Forum: Sigma & Other Third Party Lenses Wednesday 23rd July 2008, 08:08
Replies: 3
Views: 1,048
Posted By Spot Focus
Hi fairywren I have the bigma on a pentax K10 Its...

Hi fairywren I have the bigma on a pentax K10 Its a good lens but a little slow @f6.3
The 150-500 has the advantage of OS but I haven't alot of photos from the lens and none comparing the 2
Forum: Pentax Monday 30th June 2008, 11:26
Replies: 24
Views: 11,013
Posted By Spot Focus
Hi I have a Pentax K10D it's as good a camera ...

Hi I have a Pentax K10D it's as good a camera as you'll get for the money ;) especially with the weather sealing :t: I use a Sigma 50-500 and monopod on it for birding, it takes a fair photo and...
Forum: Photo Critique Thursday 19th June 2008, 07:56
Replies: 52
Views: 6,829
Posted By Spot Focus
Hi Roy looks pretty good to me on a lcd ;) the...

Hi Roy looks pretty good to me on a lcd ;) the slight softness maybe from the lens ??
As for the laptop it may not have a very good graphics card or on board graphics ;)
Forum: Photo Critique Thursday 22nd May 2008, 11:01
Replies: 16
Views: 2,755
Posted By Spot Focus
Hi andy thought you might be interested in a...

Hi andy thought you might be interested in a Depth of Focus chart for the 50-500;) http://www.sigmaphoto.com/images/LensesDepth/APO50-500mmF4-6.3EX_RF(E).pdf...
Forum: Pentax Sunday 18th May 2008, 00:23
Replies: 14
Views: 8,531
Posted By Spot Focus
Hi I found the K10 matte screen pretty good ;)...

Hi I found the K10 matte screen pretty good ;) There is one advantage over the mx in that there is an (infocus) indicator which works well. I can't speak for the K200 the best option is to take your...
Forum: Pentax Thursday 15th May 2008, 04:25
Replies: 14
Views: 8,531
Posted By Spot Focus
Hi Sorry its taken so long to reply forgot to...

Hi Sorry its taken so long to reply forgot to subscribe to the thread :eek!: like you I came from a pentax Super A and really missed the split screen. My split screen came from Katzeye...
Forum: Pentax Sunday 11th May 2008, 00:51
Replies: 30
Views: 6,973
Posted By Spot Focus
Hi graham here's a link to the free versionof...

Hi graham here's a link to the free versionof Silkypix which is limited in it's ability but gives you a feel for what it can do. The full paid version is in my opinion is very affordable for what it...
Forum: Pentax Friday 9th May 2008, 07:13
Replies: 30
Views: 6,973
Posted By Spot Focus
Hi Graham sorry I don't know whether Elements 5...

Hi Graham sorry I don't know whether Elements 5 will let you view Raw files ;) I know photoshop 7 won't :eek!: photoshop bridge will let you. There is software that comes with the K10 but I use...
Forum: Pentax Wednesday 7th May 2008, 12:20
Replies: 30
Views: 6,973
Posted By Spot Focus
Hi Graham I meant to ask if you are shooting in...

Hi Graham I meant to ask if you are shooting in Raw or Jpeg setting :t:
Forum: Pentax Saturday 26th April 2008, 23:42
Replies: 14
Views: 8,531
Posted By Spot Focus
Thankyou for about half of my shots I use a...

Thankyou for about half of my shots I use a monopod ;) the rest are handheld;) The lens rarely zooms less than 400 especially with the fairy wrens as they are so small ;) The shake reduction works...
Forum: Pentax Friday 25th April 2008, 22:22
Replies: 14
Views: 8,531
Posted By Spot Focus
The pentaxes are well know for their very good...

The pentaxes are well know for their very good viewfinders and I have taken it a step further by fitting a split screen in my K10. The biggest advantage I find with DSLR is there is almost no delay...
Forum: Pentax Friday 25th April 2008, 12:56
Replies: 14
Views: 8,531
Posted By Spot Focus
Hi I have a sigma 50-500 and honestly use manual...

Hi I have a sigma 50-500 and honestly use manual focus alot of the time for birds in trees as you can bet the camera will focus on a small branch in front or behind ;)I must admit that I learned...
Forum: Pentax Friday 25th April 2008, 01:18
Replies: 14
Views: 8,531
Posted By Spot Focus
Hi I just did a quick search using (Tokina SD 400...

Hi I just did a quick search using (Tokina SD 400 mm) and found this http://pentaxfoto.nl/?cat=50&lp_lang_pref=en
Sounds like it might be the same lens ;) and it seems to work pretty well;)
Forum: Pentax Monday 21st April 2008, 23:01
Replies: 30
Views: 6,973
Posted By Spot Focus
Hi Graham I should also mention that I tend to...

Hi Graham I should also mention that I tend to use higher ISO settings up to 1000 or 1250 in low light to keep the shutter speed up above 1/500 but preferring the lower settings when possible ;) I...
Forum: Pentax Sunday 20th April 2008, 09:02
Replies: 30
Views: 6,973
Posted By Spot Focus
Hi Graham I have much the same problem with my...

Hi Graham I have much the same problem with my 50-500 ;) I do find that most of my images benefit from a fair bit more contrast and sometimes a bit of exposure compensation I took the liberty of...
Forum: Photo Critique Friday 15th February 2008, 21:21
Replies: 11
Views: 1,929
Posted By Spot Focus
Hi although the camera setting maybe correct...

Hi although the camera setting maybe correct ;)the slightest camera shake or more to the point movement from the bird will blur it, Remembering that a 300mm lens on a dslr with a 1.5 crop is a 450mm...
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