K-7 in the mail

Ken Waller kwaller at peoplepc.com
Thu Oct 15 18:09:06 EDT 2009


FWIW - on the K20D the screen can be made to be blank after each shot - the 
setting is buried in the setup menu IIRC.

Kenneth Waller
http://www.tinyurl.com/272u2f

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jens" <pdml at planfoto.dk>

Subject: Re: Re: K-7 in the mail


> Thanks Paul.
> I have never used the instant replay screen for the same reason. It hurts 
> my eye (my eye stops down, due to the light from the screen below the 
> viewfinder. So, the info screen is really annoying to me. I may have to 
> buy at pair of slim, dark sun glasses - then look over them and through 
> the viewfinder. This should reduce the light from the screen below. It 
> lights up after each shot. Some times I do 1000 shots or more in one day. 
> So the info screen blinking all the time is actaully a kind of torture to 
> me.
>
> Regards
> Jens
>
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> On Oct 15, 2009 13:48 "paul stenquist" <pnstenquist at comcast.net> wrote:
>> The menus are actually less fiddly in use, as you don't have to scroll
>> to find what you want. The info screen bugged me at first. I don't
>> even notice it any more -- 8000 frames later. High ISO RAW performance
>> is about the same as the K20D, but metering is much more accurate, so
>> the results are usually less noisy. Much better metering, considerably
>> better autofocus (particularly i low light,) longer battery life, and
>> faster write speed are the main benefits to my mind.
>> Paul
>> On Oct 15, 2009, at 4:16 AM, Jens wrote:
>>
>> >
>> > Hello All
>> > The postman brought me a brand new K-7 yesterday. I just opened the
>> >
>> > box this morning.
>> > It amazed me how small it is. Many buttons have been relocated. The
>> >
>> > overall first impression is: More toy, less tool (I love my K20D,
>> > which is going to ebay shortly)!
>> > It annoys me somewhat that the info-screen keeps popping up. Maybe I
>> >
>> > can turn this off. The menues have become more complicated, less
>> > streight foreward. I have heard that the image quality have improved
>> >
>> > considerably. I hope this means less noise at high ISO? I do like
>> > the lockable program-wheel, I've offten missed this. I like the wide
>> >
>> > exposure correction range.
>> >
>> > I am looking foreward to giving it a good exersize during the
>> > upcomming fall hollidays -and on Mondays, which at the moment are my
>> >
>> > only, weekly workingday as a pro photographer ;-)
>> >
>> > Regards
>> > Jens
>> > http://www.planfoto.dk
>> >
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