K-7 in the mail

paul stenquist pnstenquist at comcast.net
Thu Oct 15 19:42:45 EDT 2009


You can change focusing point position just as you did on the K20 once  
you've installed the firmware update.
Paul
On Oct 15, 2009, at 7:08 PM, Jens wrote:

> And I miss the Focus Point Selection Method of the K20D. I could  
> change focusing point positioning without removing my eye from the  
> viewfinder, now I must look at the screen to do this. Well, I may  
> get used to thios as well after a while :-).
>
>
> Regards
> Jens
>
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> On Oct 16, 2009 00:36 "Jens" <pdml at planfoto.dk> 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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