Last summer I thought I'd try DSLRs again, and after much research bought a Pentax K-30. It's a lovely camera and ticks many boxes. So why wouldn't I care much if I never used it again? There are two main issues. First, whilst it's far from a cutting edge camera (released in 2012 and superseded… Continue reading All Hail The High King Of The Handsome Photograph
One Month, One Camera – July 2019 (III) – Pentax K30 – Patience And Restraint Pays Off
This month I'm using just one camera again, a Pentax K30 DSLR. In previous posts I talked about being frustrated with erratic exposures, then decide to simplify everything, start with a basic set up, and get used to that before any further experiments. This approach and many photographs later, it seems the patience has paid… Continue reading One Month, One Camera – July 2019 (III) – Pentax K30 – Patience And Restraint Pays Off
The DSLR Dream – Third Time Lucky?
My past history with DSLRs has given me many highs, but ultimately it's fallen short of giving a consistently enjoyable experience. The first round began around 2014 with a Pentax K-x. I arrived there having loved shooting Pentax M and A series SLRs, their native K mount lenses, as well as M42 lenses via a… Continue reading The DSLR Dream – Third Time Lucky?