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bio website fierydragonlord.com
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I'm primarily a computer and photography enthusiast, but I have a variety of other interests as well, from video games to fountain pens. I take the accuracy and correctness of my contributions very seriously; if there are any problems with my posts, feel free to edit them or let me know in chat if you have any questions or comments.

As a photographer, I use a Pentax K-5 (as well as a K-r as a backup or secondary camera), with a small selection of Pentax lenses. You can also find me on Pentax Forums.


Gravatar derived from D&D red dragon on Wikimedia Commons, courtesy of LittleDrakon, CC BY-SA

Note that I'm not really into tabletop RPGs. I simply felt that this image suits me best.

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Oct
8
comment Why does Canon and Nikon limit or disable autofocus beyond certain f-numbers?
I don't have a Canon DSLR, but this is something that I don't find with Nikon, Olympus, or Pentax (the system I use). I also recognize that high-precision points truly require the specified apertures, but the fact that a certain minimum aperture is needed for AF to work at all on Canon raises this question.
Oct
8
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asked Why does Canon and Nikon limit or disable autofocus beyond certain f-numbers?
Oct
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accepted How should I set up a flash bracket for Pentax?
Oct
6
comment How should I set up a flash bracket for Pentax?
So is the P-TTL functionality provided by the wired connection and shoe adapters worth the extra cost? What situations would make this functionality useful or necessary?
Oct
5
comment How should I set up a flash bracket for Pentax?
Diffusing doesn't work for me. I haven't used red-eye reduction much, so I'm not sure if this helps, and this introduces a significant delay before the shutter is released.
Oct
5
comment How should I set up a flash bracket for Pentax?
The problem is that bounce flash is not always an option. I would use it if this was possible, but I often don't have a usable surface to bounce the flash from. I don't do studio shooting - I'm shooting events where I cannot make complex lighting setups.
Oct
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revised How should I set up a flash bracket for Pentax?
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asked How should I set up a flash bracket for Pentax?
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revised How much does it cost to replace a DSLR shutter?
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answered How much does it cost to replace a DSLR shutter?
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revised Does high shutter speed make up for no tripod?
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answered Does high shutter speed make up for no tripod?
Jul
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accepted Are burn marks on a flash unit window normal?
Jul
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revised Does autofocus work with the Pentax K10D and Tamron 18-250mm?
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answered Does autofocus work with the Pentax K10D and Tamron 18-250mm?
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