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Pentax SMCP-FA 35mm f/2 AL 35mm Primes

5/5 (2 Reviews)


  • MPN22190
    Product ID20723840
    Weight6.9 oz
    Length1.8 in
    Lens TypeFixed Focal Length Lens
    Closest Focusing Distance12 in
    Diameter2.5 in
    Camera Format35 mm SLR
    Attachment / Filter Size49 mm
    Focus TypeAutofocus
    Min Aperturef/22
    Picture Angle63 degrees
    Focal Length35mm
    Groups / Elements6 Elements in 5 Groups
    Lens Max Aperturef/2
    Macro LensWithout Macro Lens

Product Description

Wide angle autofocus lens.


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jung Oh a Intermediate from Glen Ellyn, Illinois

Date Reviewed: May 18, 2001

Strengths:    1. Excellent contrast and color rendation.
2. verp sharp and very good bokeh.
3. No distortion, flare, vignetting.
6. Very light.


Weaknesses:    1. Slightly flare in wide open(F2).

Bottom Line:   
This lens is remakably good Pentax lens.
The images from this lens are very vividly,
lively as if I am seeing real object. Unlikely most Japanese lenses, its contrat and color redation is superior to others. It indeed reproduce original color and image well. I never
disappointed with this one. Actually to buy this lens, I sold out all my best old Pentax zoom lenses.

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Duration Product Used:   2-5 years

Price Paid:    $289.00

Purchased At:   cameraworld

Similar Products Used:   1. Yashica T4.
2. Contax CZ distagon 35mm F2.8 MM


Type of photography:   Outdoor


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Peter Spiro a Expert from Toronto

Date Reviewed: January 20, 2001

Strengths:    Very sharp, good contrast. Relatively well damped manual focussing ring.

Weaknesses:    Like other Pentax autofocus lenses, it focusses past infinity in manual mode.
The front element is not recessed at all and can be easily damaged if used without its hood. The supplied hood is poorly made and has internal reflrections.


Bottom Line:   
An excellent lens optically, and reasonably solid mechanically. The most useful focal length for general picture taking, and a very bright image because of its wide aperture.

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Duration Product Used:   11-20 years

Similar Products Used:   None

Type of photography:   Outdoor



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