Pen­tax K-1 Mark II

The Mark II K-1 isn’t sig­nif­i­cantly changed from the pre­vi­ous model, but gets a sen­si­tiv­ity boost and the ca­pac­ity to use the ‘Pixel Shift Res­o­lu­tion’ func­tion while hand-holding the cam­era.

ProPhoto - - EQUIPMENT DIRECTORY - MORE IN­FOR­MA­TION ON PEN­TAX CAM­ERAS C.R. Kennedy & Com­pany Pty Ltd, 300 Lorimer Street Port Mel­bourne, Vic­to­ria 3207. Tele­phone (03) 9823 1555 www.pen­

$2799 body only


Con­struc­tion: Mag­ne­sium al­loy bodyshell over stain­less steel chas­sis, sealed against dust, mois­ture and sub-zero tem­per­a­tures. Lens Mount: Pen­tax K-AF2 bay­o­net (with K-AF3 and K-AF4 sup­port). Sen­sor Type/Size: CMOS, 24.0x35.9 mm. No op­ti­cal low-pass fil­ter. To­tal Pix­els: 36.77 mil­lion (max­i­mum im­age size = 7360x4912 pix­els). Fo­cal Length Con­ver­sion Fac­tor: None. Stor­age Medium: Two slots for SD/SDHC/SDXC mem­ory cards with UHS-I sup­port. Data Com­pres­sion: Three lev­els of JPEG com­pres­sion on four res­o­lu­tion set­tings and 14-bit loss­less on RAW data. RAW+JPEG cap­ture. RAW im­ages saved as com­pressed PEF or un­com­pressed Adobe DNG files. Also a choice of four ‘APS-C’ for­mat im­age sizes. ISO Range: 100-819,200. Bu er Mem­ory: Up to 70 frames JPEG/large/best files or 17 RAW. Max­i­mum Frame Rate: 4.4 per sec­ond. Video Record­ing: MOV for­mat (MPEG-4 AVC/H .264 com­pres­sion) – Full HD at 1920x1080 pix­els; 50, 25 or 24 fps and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio. HD at 1280x720 pix­els, 50 fps and 16:9 as­pect ra­tio. All movie modes have Best, Bet­ter or Good qual­ity set­tings. Stereo mi­cro­phones with auto/man­ual ad­justable lev­els. Stereo au­dio in­put and out­put. 4K In­ter­val (time-lapse) record­ing with Mo­tion JPEG/AVI com­pres­sion. Aut­o­fo­cus­ing: 33 points with auto/man­ual se­lec­tion, auto track­ing and face de­tec­tion. Up to 25 cross-type ar­rays (de­pend­ing on lens speed). Me­ter­ing: 86,000 pix­els multi-pat­tern eval­u­a­tive, cen­tre-weighted av­er­age, spot and P-TTL flash. Ex­po­sure Modes: Pro­gram (with shift or man­u­ally ad­justable pro­gram line), aper­ture/shut­ter­pri­or­ity auto, shut­ter-and-aper­ture pri­or­ity auto (auto ISO ad­just­ment), sen­si­tiv­ity pri­or­ity auto and man­ual. Scene An­a­lyse Auto for au­to­matic sub­ject mode se­lec­tion. Shut­ter: Fo­cal plane type, ver­ti­cal travel, 301/8000 sec­ond plus ‘B’, flash sync to 1/200 sec­ond. Sen­sor shut­ter for ‘Pixel Shift Res­o­lu­tion’ func­tion. White Bal­ance: Auto, Mulit Auto, nine pre­sets, three cus­tom pre­sets, cor­rec­tion (blue-to-am­ber and/or ma­genta-to-green), three man­ual pre­sets (for man­ual colour tem­per­a­ture set­tings), auto brack­et­ing and ‘Colour Tem­per­a­ture En­hance­ment’ (CTE) mode which en­hances the pre­vail­ing colour tone. Power Source: Recharge­able lithium-ion bat­tery pack. Op­tional D-BG6 bat­tery grip ac­cepts an ad­di­tional li-ion pack or six AA-size bat­ter­ies. Fea­tures: Oper­a­tion as­sist LEDs (on lens mount, be­hind LCD mon­i­tor and at the mem­ory card slot), sen­sor clean­ing, ‘Pixel Shift Res­o­lu­tion’ func­tion (with Mo­tion Cor­rec­tion and hand­hold­able), five-axis im­age sta­bil­i­sa­tion via sen­sor shift, man­ual lev­el­ling/com­po­si­tion ad­just­ments (ro­tate and ver­ti­cal/hor­i­zon­tal shift), ‘Astro­tracer’ func­tion for as­tropho­tog­ra­phy, dual-axis level dis­play, auto hori­zon cor­rec­tion, ‘AA Fil­ter Sim­u­la­tor’ (Off, Type 1, Type 2), ‘AA Fil­ter Sim­u­la­tor’ brack­et­ing, 8.1 cm TFT LCD mon­i­tor (1.037 megadots) with vari­able tilt, sRGB and Adobe RGB colour space, 13 ‘Cus­tom Im­age’ pre­sets (Auto, Bright, Nat­u­ral, Por­trait, Land­scape, Vi­brant, Ra­di­ant, Muted, Flat, Bleach By­pass, Re­ver­sal Film, Monochrome and Cross Pro­cess­ing), ad­justable ‘Cus­tom Im­age’ pa­ram­e­ters (colour tone, colour sat­u­ra­tion, con­trast, sharp­ness – reg­u­lar and fine, high/low key and high­light/shadow con­trast ad­just), B&W cap­ture with con­trast fil­ters and ton­ing ef­fects, nine at-cap­ture spe­cial ef­fects (Ex­tract Colour, Re­place Colour, Toy Cam­era, Retro, High Con­trast, Shad­ing, In­vert Colour, Uni­colour Bold, Bold Monochrome), 20 post-cap­ture spe­cial ef­fects (Ex­tract Colour, Re­place Colour, Toy Cam­era, Retro, High Con­trast, Shad­ing, In­vert Colour, Uni­colour Bold, Bold Monochrome, Tone Ex­pan­sion, Sketch, Wa­ter Colour, Pas­tel, Pos­ter­i­sa­tion, Minia­ture, Soft, Star­burst, Fish-Eye, Slim, Monochrome), multi-shot HDR cap­ture mode, dy­namic range ex­pan­sion pro­cess­ing (Auto or high­light and/or shadow cor­rec­tion), high ISO noise re­duc­tion, long ex­po­sure noise re­duc­tion, in- cam­era lens cor­rec­tion (dis­tor­tion, lat­eral chro­matic aber­ra­tions, vi­gnetting, diffrac­tion), mul­ti­ple ex­po­sure fa­cil­ity (2 to 2000 with Av­er­age, Ad­di­tive or Bright auto ex­po­sure ad­just­ment), in­ter­val­ome­ter (up to 2000 im­ages), ‘In­ter­val Com­pos­ite’ mode, real-time his­togram in live view, grid pat­terns (choice of three), his­togram dis­play in re­view/play­back (lu­mi­nance and RGB chan­nels), high­light alert, in-cam­era RAW con­ver­sion, copy­right in­for­ma­tion, ad­justable im­age dis­play time, play­back zoom (up to 16x), slide show (with vari­able dis­play times and tran­si­tions), ‘Colour Moiré Cor­rec­tion’, im­age ro­tate, 6/12/20/35/80 thumb­nail dis­plays, cal­en­dar thumb­nail dis­play, ‘In­dex Print’ dis­play (up to 36 im­ages), WiFi, built-in GPS re­ceiver (with elec­tronic com­pass), Pic­tBridge and DPOF sup­port.

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