Pentax K-30 Operating Manual

Manufacturer
Type
Pages 364 Pages
Updated Sep 3, 2021
Category Digital Camera

Table of Contents

  • For Using Your Camera Safely

    3
  • Care to be Taken During Handling

    6
  • Cleaning your camera

    7
  • Composition of the Operating Manual

    15
  • Before Using Your Camera

    17
  • Package

    18
  • Names and Functions of the Working Parts

    19
  • Capture Mode

    20
  • Mode dial

    21
  • Playback Mode

    22
  • Shutter release button

    23
  • Monitor Display

    24
  • Histogram display

    33
  • Viewfinder

    35
  • How to Change Function Settings

    38
  • Using the Control Panel

    39
  • Using the Menus

    40
  • Getting Started

    43
  • Attaching the Strap

    44
  • Using the Lithium-ion Battery

    45
  • Battery charger

    46
  • Using the AA Batteries

    48
  • Battery level indicator

    49
  • Using the AC Adapter (Optional)

    50
  • Attaching a Lens

    54
  • Adjusting the Viewfinder Diopter

    56
  • Turning the Camera On and Off

    57
  • Initial Settings

    58
  • Setting the Date and Time

    60
  • Basic Operations

    63
  • Basic Shooting Operation

    64
  • Using the Built-in Flash

    68
  • Compensating flash output

    70
  • Reviewing Images

    72
  • Deleting a Single Image

    73
  • Shooting Functions

    75
  • Direct Keys Setting Items

    76
  • Rec. Mode Menu Items

    77
  • Movie Menu Items

    79
  • Custom Setting Menu Items

    80
  • Auto Picture Modes

    83
  • Scene Modes

    84
  • Exposure Modes

    86
  • Setting the Exposure

    87
  • Changing the Exposure Mode

    89
  • Bulb shooting

    91
  • Adjusting the Exposure

    92
  • Exposure bracketing

    93
  • Locking the Exposure Before Shooting (AE Lock)

    96
  • Selecting the Metering Method

    97
  • Reducing the Image Noise (Noise Reduction)

    98
  • Focusing

    101
  • Selecting the Focusing Point (AF Point)

    104
  • Setting the Contrast AF during Live View

    106
  • Checking the Focus

    109
  • Adjusting the Focus Manually (Manual Focus)

    110
  • AF Fine Adjustment

    112
  • Checking the Depth of Field (Preview)

    114
  • Displaying the Digital Preview

    115
  • Taking Pictures Using the Shake Reduction Function

    116
  • Shooting with the Self-timer

    119
  • Shooting with a Remote Control Unit (Optional)

    121
  • Taking Pictures Continuously

    123
  • Interval Shooting

    125
  • Multi-exposure

    128
  • Recording Movies

    130
  • Interval Movie

    134
  • Playing Back Movies

    136
  • Editing Movies

    138
  • Shooting Settings

    141
  • Setting a File Format

    142
  • File Format

    143
  • JPEG Quality

    144
  • Setting the White Balance

    145
  • Adjusting the White Balance Manually

    147
  • Adjusting the White Balance with Color Temperature

    149
  • Correcting Images

    150
  • High Dynamic Range Image Capture

    151
  • Lens Correction

    153
  • Composition Adjustment

    155
  • Setting the Image Finishing Tone

    157
  • Digital Filter

    161
  • Setting the E-dials Operation

    164
  • Setting the V/Y Button Operation

    167
  • Setting the =/L Button Operation

    169
  • Saving Frequently Used Settings

    170
  • Using Saved USER Settings

    173
  • Resetting to Default Settings

    174
  • Playback Functions and Image Editing

    175
  • Playback Mode Palette Items

    176
  • Playback Menu Items

    177
  • Setting the Playback Display Method

    178
  • Selecting the Playback Functions

    179
  • Displaying Multiple Images

    180
  • Playing Back Images Continuously

    183
  • Starting the slideshow

    184
  • Rotating Images

    185
  • Deleting Multiple Images

    186
  • Deleting a Folder

    187
  • Deleting All Images

    188
  • Processing Images

    189
  • Cutting Out Part of the Image (Cropping)

    190
  • Processing Images with Digital Filters

    191
  • Recreating filter effects

    194
  • Joining Multiple Images (Index)

    196
  • Developing RAW Images

    198
  • Developing Multiple RAW Images

    200
  • Connecting the Camera to a Video Input Terminal

    202
  • Setting the Video Output Format

    203
  • Changing Additional Settings

    205
  • How to Operate the Set-up Menu

    206
  • Camera Settings

    208
  • Setting the Monitor and the Menu Displays

    212
  • Battery Settings

    216
  • Selecting Settings to Save in the Camera (Memory)

    217
  • Resetting the Camera Settings

    219
  • Checking the Camera Version Information

    220
  • File Management Settings

    221
  • Protecting Images from Deletion (Protect)

    222
  • Changing the Naming System of the Folder

    223
  • Setting the Photographer Information

    224
  • Setting the DPOF Settings

    226
  • Connecting to a Computer

    229
  • Saving Images on a Computer

    231
  • Connecting the Camera and a Computer

    232
  • Using the Provided Software

    233
  • Using the Flash

    237
  • Flash Characteristics in Each Exposure Mode

    238
  • Distance and Aperture when Using the Built-in Flash

    240
  • Using an External Flash (Optional)

    241
  • Using the P-TTL Auto Flash

    242
  • Using the High-speed Sync Flash

    243
  • Using Flash in Wireless Mode

    244
  • Connecting an External Flash with an Extension Cord

    246
  • Using the Contrast Control Sync Flash

    248
  • Appendix

    249
  • Default Settings

    250
  • Functions Available with Various Lens Combinations

    257
  • Setting the Focal Length

    260
  • Using the Aperture Ring

    261
  • Cleaning the CMOS Sensor

    262
  • Removing Dust with a Blower

    263
  • Turn the camera off

    264
  • Using the GPS Unit

    265
  • Shooting Celestial Bodies (ASTROTRACER)

    266
  • Error Messages

    268
  • Troubleshooting

    271
  • Declaration of conformity

    291

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