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Pentax SMCP-DA 70mm f/2.4 Limited 35mm Primes

5 star rating
                      5 / 5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $544.95

Product Description

The smc PENTAX-DA 70mm F2.4 Limited lens is exclusively designed for use with PENTAX digital SLR cameras and features an ultra-thin pancake design, along with uni-focal, medium-telephoto optics.

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by asant a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: December 1, 2008

Strengths:    - built quality is superb
- excellent sharpness
- lovely Bokeh
- size and weight
- front screw size (saves a lot money on filters)
- price

Weaknesses:    For weaknesses I really have to think for a while:
- maybe a bit slower and noisier AF compared to SDM lenses
- people tend to laugh when they see it mounted on the camera....:o) (and so they do with the 40mm pancake lens)

Bottom Line:   
I use this lens for nature and outdoor photography, as well as for some portraits. And I love it!
It is so well-built and its sharpness is wonderfull. Also bokeh is excellent, maybe better at 2.8 than the fastest 2.4, but this is matter of personal taste. I enjoy a lot its size and weight - it is so easy to carry this lens anywhere I go, even for a whole day trip. Also do not forget about the advantage of small filter size you need (49mm) - filters cost just few bucks (compared to 77mm on my 16-50 zoom).

Overall this is a great lens I can recommend to anyone looking for the top image quality.

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Duration Product Used:   6-10 years

Price Paid:    $400.00

Purchased At:   adorama.com

Similar Products Used:   Pentax 70mm
Pentax 16-50mm

Type of photography:   Outdoor

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