Pentax SMC P-D FA 100 f/2.8 macro

Discussion in 'Pentax' started by Leon Mlakar, Apr 15, 2005.

  1. Leon Mlakar

    Leon Mlakar Guest

    Has any of you gentlemen ever got a chance to use this lens yourself, or
    heard any first hand experience of anybody who did? On the film camera, that
    is. These days I'm trying to convince myself that I really don't need
    anything like that, that I really can make good portraits of my daughter
    with lenses I've already got, and while looking for alternatives for what I
    don't need I saw that Pentax appears to starting a whole new series of

    In fact, I'm trying to get any information on this lens that goes beyond the
    press release. It does seem to be nicer for use (smaller and lighter) than
    that big monster of SMCP-FA 100 f/2.8 and a bit cheaper, too. On the other
    hand, the emphasis on digital optimisation, and the small size of the lens
    in general, and filter diameter (49mm) in particular leaves some doubts
    about its performanse on the film body.

    Any information is highly appreciated.

    Leon Mlakar, Apr 15, 2005
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