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Pentax Q-S1 Review & Rating

The supplied rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery which powers the Q10 is stored in a separate compartment on the left hand side of the body. I liked it, although it isn't great for close-up candid photography as your subject will probably hear you if you get too close. Pentax claim a battery-life of around shots with the supplied lithium-ion, up slightly on the original Q, although it still Pentax Q Digital Camera that you'll need to invest in a second battery for extended shooting.


The Q10 employs a contrast-detection autofocus system, with a face recognition function and 25 Pentax Q Digital Camera focus points. Focusing with the supplied mm lens is quicker than on the original Q thanks to the improved focusing algorithm, and it's also consistent in good light even with fast-moving subjects that travelled across the frame thanks to the Tracking AF mode. The point AF system offers fairly generous scene coverage and the camera also happily achieves focus indoors and in low-light situations, helped by the AF Assist lamp. The Q10 is also quick to get going. It takes about 2 seconds to store a single JPEG image at the highest quality setting, with no discernible lockup between taking shots, allowing you to keep shooting as they are being recorded onto the memory card.

For single RAW images the Pentax Q10 takes about 5 seconds to store the image, although there is a brief lockup between shots. Pentax Q Digital Camera the fastest continuous shooting mode you can hold down the shutter button and take a speedy 5 frames per second for up to 5 JPEGS, or there's a slower 1.

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Lastly, a sticky pad at the base of the CCD collects any stray particles to prevent them from attacking the sensor a second time round. Dust Removal can be set to activate whenever the camera is turned on or off. Pop-up Flash Side The Pentax Q10 has a body-based shake-reduction system, moving the sensor to provide a 4-stop Pentax Q Digital Camera, and meaning that any attached Pentax Qmount lens immediately becomes stabilized.

Turn it on in the main menu and the Q10 automatically compensates for camera shake, which is a slight blurring of the image that typically occurs at slow shutter speeds. In practice I found that it does make a noticeable difference, as shown in the examples on the Image Quality page. You don't notice that the camera is actually doing anything different when Shake Reduction is turned on, just that you can use slower shutter speeds than normal and still take Pentax Q Digital Camera photos. The Q10's large 3 inch LCD screen is bright, clear and has a wide viewing angle of degrees horizontally and vertically, and the high pixel count ofdots is very welcome too.


Pentax Q Digital Camera The rear screen also doubles up Pentax Q Digital Camera a comprehensive status display, which can be called up by pressing the Info button in record mode. You can also change all the settings right on the screen using a combination of the navigation pad and the rear e-dial. This ingenious solution spares you the pain of having to enter the menu, and makes most setting changes very simple. The shooting mode dial on top of the Pentax Q10 offers dedicated modes for program, shutter priority, aperture priority and manual. These are backed up by full auto the Auto Pict mode and 21 different scene mode settings which are all indicated via the rear screen by unthreatening cartoon icons. The camera automatically sets the aperture, shutter speed, white balance, saturation, contrast and sharpness, leaving you to get on with composing the scene and taking the picture.

Pentax Q Review: Think Small

Video can also be recorded at x pixels and x pixels at 30fps. The ever-popular Custom Image and Digital Filter functions have been further enhanced to provide an even greater range of image processing tools. In order to customize the PENTAX Q to accommodate specific shooting styles and user preferences, the user can also assign other options such as a custom image setting, a digital filter or an aspect ratio setting to the Quick-Dial. Smart Effect modes Pentax Q Digital Camera Colour: Creates a lively atmosphere by raising the saturation level almost to the point of colour saturation.

Creates an extremely high contrast image that retains one particular colour in the image. Pentax Q Digital Camera Q key specifications: Placing the Q side-by-side with the NEX helps give some idea of how small it is, but taking the lens off also reveals how small its sensor is.

The Pentax doesn't trigger quite the same wonder about how the engineers managed to fit so much into so little space - suggesting that there's a minimum size a camera can currently Pentax Q Digital Camera, regardless of sensor size. Description of PENTAX Q, interchangeable lens compact system camera. developed and accumulated over many years Pentax Q Digital Camera digital SLR camera development. Working on the digital camera truism that bigger sensors require bigger lenses, Pentax has instead decided to keep everything as small as.

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