Just a quick testimony to old Pentax primes… This is a quick comparison of center and and edge… ( Click on the images to see them full sized. ) First here is the target:
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I often see people stacking small numbers of photos in an attempt to improve image quality. Sometimes this works as expected, and other times…. not so much. One of the major issues with this technique is that it can actually yield lower image quality when the individual frames are subject to atmospheric distortions or occasional vibrations in the camera and mount system itself.
[ Left to right: One of the less blurry stills, 100 image stacked, one of the more blurry stills. ]
After some minor repairs, the uber tripod is ready for action. Its sort of an engine block suspended on aluminum flag poles….
The Pentax K-5 is an extremely competent camera, and offers an APS-C sensor with best of class low light performance. As is typical with Pentax, there are many in-camera processing and shooting features which can be used in combination, maximizing the flexibility of the K-5. The K-5 includes 3 axis image stabilization, in camera HDR, flexible bracketing, in camera LCA and geometric distortion correction when used with Pentax lenses. It makes an excellent instrument for time lapse work for a number of reasons, but it also presents some difficulties which can make it somewhat more difficult as well. The aim of this guide is to cover these features broadly and how these fit into the usual aspects of time lapse.
Abraham Lincoln — to brother Johnston about lending him money.
Your request for eighty dollars, I do not think it best to comply with now. At the various times when I have helped you a little, you have said to me, “We can get along very well now,” but in a very short time I find you in the same difficulty again. Now this can only happen by some defect in your conduct. What that defect is, I think I know. You are not lazy, and still you are an idler. I doubt whether since I saw you, you have done a good whole day’s work, in any one (more…)