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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 [...]

speak to me

Pentax K10D, Pentax SMC-A 50mm f/1.7 (manual focus), ISO 800, f/1.7, 1/50 sec, +0.7 EV, IS on
Speak to me…as in little green men from outer space ;-) This image makes me think of Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Taken in the bar at the MGM Grand casino in Las Vegas. The Centrifuge bar [...]

layover

Pentax K10D, Pentax SMC-A 50mm f/1.7 (manual focus), ISO 800, f/1.7, 1/60 sec, +0.7 EV, IS on
Sitting in the Southwest Airlines C gate departure lounge at Las Vegas international Airport yesterday this is pretty much what I was seeing through my glazed-over post-PMA eyes. This image is pretty much SOOC (straight of out of [...]