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Saturday
Feb112017

11/365 Project Murray High Choir Concert

Really the only chance I had to pick up my camera yesterday was at my daughter's choir concert. I didn't want to be "that guy". So I put the 77mm f/1.8 Limited on my camera and stuck the 31mm f1.8 Limited in my coat pocket and away I went. No tripod.

Camera: Pentax K1

Lens 1: smc Pentax-FA 31mm f/1.8 AL Limited

Lens 2: smc Pentax-FA 77mm f1.8 Limited Silver

Chairs:

31 Limited. Shot at ISO 800, f/2.2 1/15th.

Super slow hand held shot. One of these days I am going to let loose with hight ISO and see how well this camera does.  But I was being conservative. SR (Pentax's in body motion stabilizatin) did a pretty good job here. This photo only has a very slight S-curve added in post. I think the colors are pretty spot on. I love the slightly dream like quality at f/2.2.

Next is a field of view comparison between 31mm and 77mm. Though the camera was not aimed exactly the same direction for bot shots, is was in the same place.

31mm at ISO 800, f/3.2 1/13th

Below my baby girl is on the stage right of the solo ensemble.

77 Limited at ISO 800 f/4 1/30th

I am pretty happy with both these lenses. Which one should I choose to explore more in depth first? hmmmm.