DPR review of K-7

David J Brooks pentkon52 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 4 09:17:21 EDT 2009


On Sat, Oct 3, 2009 at 11:23 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.

I can take 4 or 5 shots of the same subject and will have to change
the EV 2-3 times.
OTOH i can set the EV on my D200 or D2h and pretty much leave it there
for similar lighting conditions. The K10D is all over the place.
It tends to be frustrating

Dave
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> Jack
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> --- 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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