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Pentax K-50
The Pentax K-50 is a good option for those new to photography looking to shoot outside a lot.

Pentax K-50


The K-50's metering system has struggled slightly with the high contrast scenario presented here when using the camera in general-purpose metering mode.

Pentax K-50


Colours are more deeply saturated when comparing JPEG images with raw format (DNG) files, which leaves a lot of scope for post-production editing.

Pentax K-50


The camera copes reasonably well in lower light conditions, producing images which are still full of detail without introducing too much noise.

Pentax K-50


The camera's kit lens at its widest point offers 18mm, or 27mm in 35mm terms.

Pentax K-50


At the telephoto end, the lens is 55mm, or 82.5mm in 35mm terms.

Pentax K-50


The 18-55mm kit lens is a good all-round performer for everyday shots.

Pentax K-50


You can get good shallow depth of field effects with the kit lens, despite its maximum aperture of f/3.5.

Pentax K-50


Detail reproduction is good.

Pentax K-50


Although there are a number of effects filters, those can't be shot in raw format. You can also shoot "Custom Images", which give you a number of different options such as black and white and cross processing (as seen here).

Digital filters

Pentax K-50

Toy Camera

Pentax K-50

Retro

Pentax K-50

High Contrast

Pentax K-50

Shading

Pentax K-50

Invert Color

Pentax K-50

Color