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Pentax SMCP-D FA 100mm f/2.8 Macro 35mm Primes
Product DescriptionThe Pentax SMCP-D FA 100mm f/2.8 macro is designed specifically for digital cameras. This versatile lens can also be used a telephoto lens. Compatibility: 35mm Digital and 35mm Film SLRs.
Submitted by snoid a Intermediate
Date Reviewed: May 5, 2010
Nice fat focus ring makes fine focus a breeze
Smooth as silk bokeh
Weaknesses: Auto focus can be a crap shoot.
Focus lock switch is a bit too easy to set accidentally.
I've used this lens on a K200 and a K7 and am nothing but impressed with this lenses abilities.
Sharp corner to corner from F2.8 all the way to F32.
Diffraction? You'd have to do some serious pixel peeping to find it.
Macros are outstanding and it isn't a half bad portrait lens, A bit too sharp maybe.
Even works well as a short walk around telephoto.
Duration Product Used: 2-5 years
Price Paid: $370.00
Purchased At: PR member
Similar Products Used: Sigma 70 macro
Pentax 35 limited
Type of photography: Other