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Pentax K20D Review – Operation

Setting the Slideshow Display Interval Set image display interval for slideshow to [3 sec], mnaual sec], [10 sec] or [30 sec]. Color Temperature steps differ depending on the e-dial.

Unless you are taking portraits of small children who never sit still you’re going to be able to leverage the full power of the IS system if you can tell your portrait subject to hold still while you take the shot. Use the four-way controller 3 to select [Interval].

If you just allow the camera to do what it wants, you’re going to wind up with photos that look too dark and might not have the color brightness that you were hoping for from a camera of this caliber. Deleting Selected Images from Multi-image Display You can delete multiple images from the multi-image display at once.

Pentax K20D Guide

This second one is an important point, and something that’s not offered on every digital SLR model. EV compensation is not available when the exposure mode is set to B Green or p Bulb mode.


Mode] menu and press the four-way controller 5. Capture Mode Capture Mode Functions of buttons, dials and levers used during shooting are noted. Dynamic Range D-Range Indicated with a value expressing the light level reproducible in an image. Use the four-way controller 45 to change the parameter.

It’s a relatively inexpensive way to make the jump into off-camera flash, since the manyal is an investment in a wireless flash trigger system.

Pentax K20D Guide

Don’t show me this message again. This last filter simulates the look of infrared images and – used with the correct subject – can yield some very interesting effects.

Use the four-way controller 45 to select an image. Hot Shoe Manuak as a malfunction may occur. Press the 3 button. Adjusting the Brightness of the Monitor You can adjust the brightness of the monitor. Automatically sets shutter speed and aperture to the B Green proper exposure according to Program line when taking pictures. For now, let’s just say that the K20D comes packed with a wide variety of features and options, making it a versatile camera for a lot of different photographic opportunities.

Checking the Composition, Exposure and Focus Before Shooting You can use the preview function to check the depth of field, composition, exposure and focus before taking a picture. This mode comes handy when you want to change the ISO sensitivity level to accommodate different camera setups, shooting styles or creative intentions under the identical brightness level.


Page Press the 4 button. Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape and Vivid. Hyper-program To change the shutter speed You can switch to Shutter Priority automatic exposure by turning the front e-dial in e Hyper-program mode.

Use this mode to include the photographer in the picture. You can immediately tell the difference between the weather-sealed camera body and other SLRs without it: You can select from g Continuous shooting Hi and h Continuous shooting Lo for continuous shooting. Using the Slow-Speed Sync You can use slow-speed sync when shooting portraits with the sunset in the background.

Select [Interval Shooting] in the [A Rec. Displaying A Folder Displaying a Folder You can display the contents of folders in the multi-image display screen. Use the four-way controller 23 to choose the date style. How to Operate the [R Set-up] Menu Resets the saved USER mode settings. Page Press the four-way controller 3 and use the four-way controller 45 to select h, i, k220d i. One thing became immediately clear to me while using the Pentax K20D for this guide: