K-r SLR

K-r SLR

Record Screens & Menus

By

pentax_K-r_rec_info.jpg

Pressing the INFO button while in capture mode displays a screen full of settings and parameters currently in use. Shutter Speed, Aperture, ISO, EV Compensation, AF point mode, Flash mode, Image Size/Quality, etc.


pentax_K-r_rec_info_anim.gif

Pressing the INFO button again brings up this shortcut menu, which allows you to toggle settings like Highlight/Shadow correction, HDR mode, Shake Reduction, AF mode, etc.



pentax_K-r_mode_dial_anim.gifTurning the Mode Dial to select another exposure mode will cause the color LCD to briefly display the screens show above. This function can be disabled by turning Guide Display off in the Setup menu.


pentax_K-r_shortcut_keys_anim.gif

The 4-way controller is also used for more than selecting and navigating menus. In rec mode, each button is a shortcut to frequently used camera settings: (up)Drive mode, (right)ISO, (down)Flash, and (left)White balance.


pentax_K-r_custom_color_menu.gifThe K-r also has a Custom Image menu to adjust settings such as color and contrast before shooting an image. You can choose from Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Muted, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, and Monochrome. You can also alter each of these pre-sets to create your own custom set.



Record Menu Options



pentax_K-r_camera_menus_anim.gif

    • Custom Image - Adjust colors before snapping
    • File Format - JPEG, RAW, RAW+JPEG
    • JPEG Rec. Pixels - 12M, 10M, 6M, 2M
    • JPEG Quality -  *** Best, ** Better, * Good
    • AF Mode - AF.A, AF.S, AF.C
    • AE Metering - select metering icon
    • Select AF Point - Auto 5, 11, or 1 and 12 points
    • Cross Processing - Off or select any
    • Digital Filter - Off, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Extract Color, Soft, etc.
    • HDR Capture - Off, Auto, Standard, Strong
    • Multi-exposure - Choose Multi-exposure settings (Number of shots Auto EV Adjustment on or off)
    • Interval Shooting - Setup up the camera to automatically capture images at a set interval (aka intervalometer)
    • High-ISO Noise Reduction - applies noise reduction at high ISO settings
    • Slow Shutter Speed Noise Reduction - Auto, On, Off
    • Movie - Set movie mode settings (Size, Quality, Sound, Aperture Control, Shake Reduction)
    • Live View - Choose the settings used during Live View (Info Overlay, Show Grid, Histogram, Bright/Dark Area, Autofocus Mode)
    • Instant Review - On or Off;Choose Display Time, etc.
    • D-Range Setting - Choose the Highlight/Shadow Correction settings
    • Lens Correction - Enable/Disable Distortion or Lat-Chromatic-Ab Adj
    • Color Space - Select sRGB or AdobeRGB
    • RAW file format - PEF or DNG
    • Green Button - assign a function to this button
    • AF/AE-L Button - select what function this button operates
    • Memory - Set the parameters to be 'remembered' from power off to power on
    • Shake Reduction - On, Off


Custom Settings



pentax_K-r_custom_menu_anim.gif

    • EV Steps - 1/2 or 1/3
    • Sensitivity Steps - 1 EV Steps, As EV Steps
    • Expanded Sensitivity - On or Off
    • Meter Operating Time - 10 sec, 3 sec, or 30 sec
    • AE-L with AF locked - Off or On
    • Link AE to AF Point - Off or On
    • Auto Bracketing order - 0-+, -0+, +0-, 0+-
    • Superimpose AF Area - On or Off
    • AF S Setting - focus or release priority
    • AF C Setting - focus or FPS priority
    • AF Assit Light - On or Off
    • WB When Using Flash - Auto, Unchanged, Flash
    • AWB in Tungsten Light - Subtle or Strong Correction
    • AF with remote control - Off or On
    • Remote Control in Bulb - Mode 1 or 2
    • Release While Charging - select if shutter will release while flash is charging
    • Flash in Wireless Mode - on or off
    • Saving Rotation Info - on or off
    • Save Menu Location - reset or save
    • Catch-in Focus - on or off
    • AF Fine Adjustment - On or Off
    • Using aperture ring - Prohibited or Permitted


pentax_K-r_rec_program.jpg
Here you can see the Live View display when using Program mode.

pentax_K-r_rec_info_lvmode_anim.gifPressing the INFO button will enter into the AF point zoom display option you see above. Continue to press the INFO button to increase the magnification.

pentax_K-r_movie_mode.jpg
Here you can see the K-r in movie mode.

Visitors of Steves can visit the stores below for real-time pricing and availability. You can also find hot, soon to expire online offers on a variety of cameras and accessories at our very own Camera Deals page.

Buy related cameras and accessories from Amazon.com
Related Product Description Price
Pentax K-01 16MP APS-C CMOS Compact System Camera With 40mm Lens (Yellow) + Extended Life Battery + 16GB SDHC Class 10 Memory Card + USB Card Reader + Memory Card Wallet + Deluxe Case w/Strap + Shock Proof Deluxe Case + Mini HDMI to HDMI Cable + 3 Piece Professional Filter Kit + Professional Full Size Tripod + Accessory Saver Bundle! Pentax K-01 16MP APS-C CMOS Compact System Camera With 40mm Lens (Yellow) + Extended Life Battery + 16GB SDHC Class 10 Memory Card + USB Card Reader + Memory Card Wallet + Deluxe Case w/Strap + Shock Proof Deluxe Case + Mini HDMI to HDMI Cable + 3 Piece Professional Filter Kit + Professional Full Size Tripod + Accessory Saver Bundle! $563.19
Pentax K-01 16MP APS-C CMOS Compact System Camera With 40mm Lens (Yellow) + Extended Life Battery + 8GB SDHC Class 10 Memory Card + USB Card Reader + Memory Card Wallet + Deluxe Case w/Strap + Shock Proof Deluxe Case + Mini HDMI to HDMI Cable + 3 Piece Professional Filter Kit + Professional Full Size Tripod + Accessory Saver Bundle! Pentax K-01 16MP APS-C CMOS Compact System Camera With 40mm Lens (Yellow) + Extended Life Battery + 8GB SDHC Class 10 Memory Card + USB Card Reader + Memory Card Wallet + Deluxe Case w/Strap + Shock Proof Deluxe Case + Mini HDMI to HDMI Cable + 3 Piece Professional Filter Kit + Professional Full Size Tripod + Accessory Saver Bundle! $563.09
Canon EOS Rebel T5i DSLR 18MP Full HD 1080p Camera + Canon 18-55mm IS STM Lens + 64GB Storage + LED Kit + Case + UV Filter + Card Reader - International Version Canon EOS Rebel T5i DSLR 18MP Full HD 1080p Camera + Canon 18-55mm IS STM Lens + 64GB Storage + LED Kit + Case + UV Filter + Card Reader - International Version $562.99
Nikon D3400 DSLR – 18-55mm AF-P + 70-300mm AF-P + 2PCS 16GB Memory + Wide Angle + Telephoto Lens + Case Nikon D3400 DSLR – 18-55mm AF-P + 70-300mm AF-P + 2PCS 16GB Memory + Wide Angle + Telephoto Lens + Case $562.99
Great Value Bundle for D3400 DSLR – 18-55mm AF-P + 70-300mm AF-P + 32GB Memory + Wide Angle + Telephoto Lens + Case Great Value Bundle for D3400 DSLR – 18-55mm AF-P + 70-300mm AF-P + 32GB Memory + Wide Angle + Telephoto Lens + Case $562.99
Sigma 340109 35mm F1.4 DG HSM Lens for The Pentax ist D, ist DS, ist DS2, ist DL, ist DL2, K10D, K20D, K-m, K-r, K-x, K-5, K-7, K100D/K110D, K100D Super, & K200D DSLR Cameras Includes 3 Year Extended Lens Warranty + 0.43x High Definition II Wide Angle Panoramic Macro Fisheye Lens + 2.2x Extreme High Definition AF Telephoto Lens + Professional 67MM 3 Piece Pro Filter Kit (UV, CPL, FLD) + Flower Lens Hood + Deluxe Lens Cleaning Kit + LCD Screen Protectors + Mini Tripod + 47stphoto Microfiber Cloth Sigma 340109 35mm F1.4 DG HSM Lens for The Pentax ist D, ist DS, ist DS2, ist DL, ist DL2, K10D, K20D, K-m, K-r, K-x, K-5, K-7, K100D/K110D, K100D Super, & K200D DSLR Cameras Includes 3 Year Extended Lens Warranty + 0.43x High Definition II Wide Angle Panoramic Macro Fisheye Lens + 2.2x Extreme High Definition AF Telephoto Lens + Professional 67MM 3 Piece Pro Filter Kit (UV, CPL, FLD) + Flower Lens Hood + Deluxe Lens Cleaning Kit + LCD Screen Protectors + Mini Tripod + 47stphoto Microfiber Cloth $939.99
Pentax DA 12-24mm f/4 ED AL (IF) Lens for Pentax and Samsung Digital SLR's Pentax DA 12-24mm f/4 ED AL (IF) Lens for Pentax and Samsung Digital SLR's $696.95