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    My photos in a new Dutch photo magazine

    A while ago I was contacted by the editor of a new magazine 'Digifoto Pro' from Holland. He said that he had seen my photos on flickr and could he use some for the magazines review of the GX10. I...
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    Jasm These are great. I have the M version of...

    Jasm

    These are great. I have the M version of that lens myself and I think it's the sharpest that I own. With the anti shake you can almost photograph black cats in coal cellars. I particularly...
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    Special K I don't know if you know Martin Parr...

    Special K

    I don't know if you know Martin Parr but he's a British Magnum photographer and your photos have a feel very similar to his. You represent normal thigs in a slightly slanted way that is...
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    The problem I found with the Pentax forum on...

    The problem I found with the Pentax forum on dpreview is that it is so active that threads disappear really quickly. It got particularly bad with everyone asking the same questions just before and...
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    OK here are a few of my recent macros. All taken...

    OK here are a few of my recent macros. All taken with a Pentax *istD, a Cosina macro lens and various amounts of extension.

    http://www.pbase.com/bottesini/image/79415597/large.jpg
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    Sticky: I hope you don't mind me posting 2 The first...

    I hope you don't mind me posting 2

    The first is a thrips on a hydrangea which I like for the colour and the distortion of the hydrangea. Apparently they like LCD screens.
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    New Brighton lighthouse, across the river from...

    New Brighton lighthouse, across the river from Liverpool. I don't think it is used anymore.

    Taken in January this year on a freezing cold night. Fuji S3 and Sigma 17-70 lens. Exposure was about...
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    Assuming that the 9600 isn't that different to...

    Assuming that the 9600 isn't that different to the 9500, it is capable of very good photos. The camera takes any non-dedicated flash. I use an old Vivitar 283 but there can be trigger voltage...
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    New firmware for GX10

    The 1.11 version of firmware is available for the GX10 from samsungcamera.com along with firmware for 2 other Samsung Dslr's. The GX10 firmware adds wireless flash control from the built in flash so...
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    If you mean the AF button then the with the *istD...

    If you mean the AF button then the with the *istD you just use it or not. There is no option to switch it off or re assign it as there is with the k10D.

    Carl
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    Thanks for the comments. My daytime photos were...

    Thanks for the comments. My daytime photos were taken handheld but the dusk and night shots were on a tripod. Glad you like them

    Carl
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    Sticky: Thanks TO6 I think I will post some more ...

    Thanks TO6

    I think I will post some more

    Carl
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    Sticky: An amaryllis

    I haven't posted on here before, except in the Pentax SLR forum.

    Here's one I took yesterday in my conservatory. Samsung GX10 and Cosina 100mm macro lens.

    Hope you like it

    Carl
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    Hello Phil The omissions are really the Pentax...

    Hello Phil

    The omissions are really the Pentax specific features like the .pef format raw files and I think you can make more precise changes to white balance. If you use Adobe Photoshop as I do...
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    Hello Phil Sorry I wasn't a bit more specific...

    Hello Phil

    Sorry I wasn't a bit more specific about the location of the photos, it was quite late in the day and my brain was going bye byes.

    When I had the GX10 on loan for the competition I...
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    OK my go (10 imgs)

    All of these were taken with my Pentax istD except for the night shots that were taken with the Samsung GX10. A Fuji S3 photo has sneaked in-Sorry! (last one-I've been on the wine.

    1 Birmingham...
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    Nice photos everyone. I particularly like the...

    Nice photos everyone. I particularly like the George Benson concert photos and Special K I like five tables, very welll seen. As Captain thingy of whatsit says your people shots are great. Carl
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    I've got the Tamron 28-200 which I bought for 60...

    I've got the Tamron 28-200 which I bought for 60 on Ebay. It is essentially the same as the Pentax as the Pentax badged one was made by Tamron. I have used the Tamron with film and digital Slr's and...
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    Some GX10 photos

    Hello all

    I recently entered a competition in a magazine in UK to provide a portfolio of shots. The idea was that they sent me a GX10 to use for a couple of weeks then they chose one to run across...
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