Posts tagged Pentax K10D


While I loved my K10D, I really wanted to upgrade my photographic experience. I’m not a professional photographer so I don’t have a need for blindingly fast AF, machine gun-like burst frame rates or six figure ISO settings. What I need is a camera that is easy to carry so that I will have it when I want it, that does not get in the way of my creativity and that delivers the type of images and quality I want.

Mastering manual focus on Pentax DSLRs

I have had a number of people ask me how to get consistent results with their manual focus lenses on Pentax DSLRs. The good thing is that it is not all that difficult. The bad thing is that it takes a bit of trial and error to figure it out. Or, maybe that’s a good [...]

50mm challenge

Not finding myself with anything in particular that I need to shoot these days (and thus, a bit unmotivated to take pictures in general), I have decided to challenge myself creatively by limiting myself to a single lens and trying to use it to find new points of view of everyday subjects for the next [...]

Another cyclist joins the family!

Abby (7) finally decided she was ready to give riding her bike without training wheels a try. So, I took her out to the intramural fields on campus and within 5 minutes she was zooming right along! She still needs to practice starting, stopping and turning before she’ll be ready for the streets, but it [...]

sitting, waiting, wishing

Sorry things have been kind of quiet here lately. This was my first full week back at school and I have been rather slammed. I am in class most of the day and reading Plato and Aristotle during all of my free time. In addition, I got rained on just about everyday this week so [...]