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Why are my blacks coming out so noisy on a Pentax K-30 DSLR when using RAW format

I can't answer in regards to the camera itself, as I don't know Pentax at all, but… You're very short on light. f/7.1 1/25s ISO 12800 You can get away with 1/25s exposure time if you're on a tripod. ...
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Why are my blacks coming out so noisy on a Pentax K-30 DSLR when using RAW format

The backgrounds are coming out a mottled blue\gray with a lot of noise on it, rather than black. The objects that I'm photographing look washed out. I don't have this problem other colored backgrounds....
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Why are my blacks coming out so noisy on a Pentax K-30 DSLR when using RAW format

I don't yet understand what all the settings mean, or how they are used, as I previously just used a mobile phone set to Automatic. Mobile phones usually use aggressive noise reduction and increased ...
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Why are my blacks coming out so noisy on a Pentax K-30 DSLR when using RAW format

How does the exposure automatic work? As already pointed out, the exposure automatic works best if there is a motive with a usual distribution of light levels. It will fail in edge cases like an image ...
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