K-7 in the mail

paul stenquist pnstenquist at comcast.net
Thu Oct 15 19:41:20 EDT 2009


You can turn off instant review on the K7, just as on the other cameras.
Paul
On Oct 15, 2009, at 6:36 PM, Jens wrote:

> That's right, Ken.
> The same goes for the *ist D and the K10D. But not the K-7?
> Regards
> Jens
>
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> On Oct 16, 2009 00:09 "Ken Waller" <kwaller at peoplepc.com> wrote:
>> 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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