Pentax K10D

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Sterling Publishing Company, 2007 - Photography - 256 pages
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The K10D 10-megapixel digital camera is proof positive that Pentax has become a serious contender in the digital SLR market. With its impressive 10.2 megapixel image sensor, shake-reduction technology, automatic dust removal cleaning system, weather resistant body seals, and more, it’s both feature-packed and an excellent value. This new Magic Lantern Guide details every function and operation of this exciting camera. Page by information-packed page, it helps camera buyers become better photographers by helping them take advantage of every control, as well as providing general principles of photography and lighting.
 

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This guide goes way beyond the K10D operating manual that comes with the Pentax. It not only explains the myriad functions and settings of the camera, but also some principles of digital photography ... Read full review

Contents

Digital Photography
11
Features and Functions
23
Overview of Features
32
Inserting and Removing the Memory Card
38
Playback Options
44
The Sensor and Effective Focal Lengths
50
Digital Recording and InCamera Processing
57
Approximate File Sized
65
Drive Modes 1 28
128
Flash Photography
173
Accessory Flash Units
182
Other Flash Options
193
OffCamera Flash
199
Bounce Flash
207
Lenses for Pentax Digital SLRs
213
Lens Compatibility
218

Color Spaces and Modes
79
Image Tone
86
The Menus
95
Playback Menu
102
Camera and Shooting Operations
119
Accessories
225
Working with Images
233
Direct Printing
245
Index
252
Copyright

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Peter K. Burian, a writer and stock photographer living near Toronto, Canada, has written more than 16 camera-specific guidebooks. He is the co-author of the best-selling National Geographic Photography Field Guide (with Robert Caputo) and sole author of Mastering Digital Photography and Imaging. Currently, he is a contributing editor with Canadian magazines Here's How, Photo Life, Photo Solution, and Marketnews, and he is known downunder as a contributing editor to Australian Photography magazine. He has contributed regularly to Outdoor Photographer and Shutterbug and was the editor of Shutterbug's Outdoor & Nature Photography.

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