Pentax K1’s Pixel Shift Really Works

You’ve read the reviews so you probably knew the feature worked already, but if you are like me you’re taking someone else’s opinion for the difference in picture quality because it’s not very visible on screen.  So last night I set up my new tripod (carbon fiber is way lighter than steel, and the BH-55 ballhead is pretty solid), pointed the camera at a bookshelf, and shot 2 photos for a quick comparison to see if I could see the difference everyone was talking about.

It’s there.  I think this comparison makes it pretty clear. Continue reading