DPR review of K-7

paul stenquist pnstenquist at comcast.net
Sat Oct 3 23:50:16 EDT 2009


The K7D is usually very predictable. +1/3 stop and it's right on.
Paul
On Oct 3, 2009, at 11:30 PM, Tom C wrote:

> In my case it seems to be overexposure... I'm constantly dialing in
> -EV... but overall I can't predict... underexposure occurs as well.  I
> almost always shoot in hyper mode RAW.
>
> Tom
>
> On Sat, Oct 3, 2009 at 10:23 PM, Jack Davis <jdavisf8 at yahoo.com>  
> wrote:
>> Although I don't know what your specific exposure issue is, I have  
>> never shot in other than RAW, so am fine with a bit of under  
>> exposure. Much prefer to apply a slight +exposure nudge than deal  
>> with dreaded blown highlights.
>>
>> Jack
>>
>> --- On Sat, 10/3/09, William Robb <warobb at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> From: William Robb <warobb at gmail.com>
>>> Subject: Re: DPR review of K-7
>>> To: "Pentax-Discuss Mail List" <pdml at pdml.net>
>>> Date: Saturday, October 3, 2009, 6:40 PM
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>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tom C"
>>> Subject: Re: DPR review of K-7
>>>
>>>
>>> Yeah, as much as I've given reasons for not getting a K-7,
>>> I still
>>> might.  If the exposure control control was much
>>> improved that could
>>> make me happy for a while... and if I can sell a couple of
>>> items on
>>> e-bay, as Paul suggests, it could make it less of a hit.
>>>
>>> Let's see... if I order it Monday with expedited shipping
>>> so that it
>>> arrives on Wednesday when she's gone for the day... it'll
>>> be just like
>>> getting the K20D.  It looks like the *istD to her and
>>> in her mind it
>>> is. :-)
>>>
>>>
>>> FWIW, the exposure accuracy of the K-7 does seem better
>>> than the K10/K20, and the *istD (which I found to be really
>>> bad).
>>>
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