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Pentax K1 Now Here, SuperRes Pixel Shift at Night

See my Pentax K1 wish list at B&H Photo.

My review of the Pentax K1 is in DAP.

The Pentax K1 is in my hands. It arrived after 5PM, so I did some evening and night shooting using pixel shift mode exposures up to 30 seconds (which means 30 X 4 in pixel shift mode).

Some of the results are extremely impressive, but not all is good—there are some irritating make-work behavioral headaches that are hard to believe. And it looks like the lack of an EFC shutter is a problem at 200mm in regular mode (non pixel shift mode), that is, the dreaded shutter shake.

I hadn’t realized that the OS X Finder shows exposure info in the Get Info dialog. It ought to also offer it in list view, which would be handy.

Information on a Pentax K1 SuperRes Pixel Shift raw DNG file

The lack of noise even in the red channel of the blue sky, is very impressive. Except that there is a problem as my full discussion will go into.

Pentax K1 night shot, SuperRes Pixel Shift Mode, 4 X 30 seconds
f9 @ 30.0 sec, ISO 100; 2016-05-11 20:43:15
PENTAX K-1 + lens

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