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Pentax smc D FA MACRO 100mm F2.8 WR
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Pentax smc D FA MACRO 100mm F2.8 WR

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Lens Test: Pentax-D FA 100mm f/2.8 WR Macro

Pop Photo
1 April 2013
  • Excerpt: With a sleek, retro style, Pentax’s latest version of its 100mm f/2.8 macro looks much different from earlier iterations. The $700 (street) lens, joining the WR (weather-resistant) line, now has a metal body instead of reinforced polycarbonate, and a metal manual-focusing ring, along with...
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Overall 9
Design 9
Value for money 9
Features 10
Performance 10
Picture quality 10

Pentax smc D-FA 100mm f/2.8 Macro WR Review

What Digital Camera
28 September 2012
  • Excerpt: We put the Pentax smc D-FA 100mm f/2.8 Macro WR to the test to find out its pros and cons
  • Pros: Weather-resistant, Build quality, Optical performance
  • Cons: Lack of internal focusing a touch disappointing
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Overall 6

Pentax smc D-FA 100mm f/2.8 macro WR review

TechRadar UK
29 October 2011
  • Summary: Weatherproof macro lens with a sturdy metal construction
  • Pros: Decent price, Compact and light, Weatherproof, Excellent sharpness
  • Cons: Focusing system could be refined and made quieter, Chromatic aberrations are noticeable
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Overall 6

Expert Review

Photo answers
23 August 2011
  • Excerpt: Comprising an internal arrangement of 9 glass elements in 8 groups, it feels reasonable in the hand despite being light at 345g. Capable of focusing within 30.3cm of any subject, the front element accepts 49mm filters and features a multi-layer coating, designed to minimise surface reflection,...
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smc D FA 100 mm f/2.8 Macro WR

18 March 2011
  • Excerpt: Originally posted 2011-02-22 on Optyczne.pl Pentax doesn't have a good luck when it comes to lens tests on our website - for several reasons. One of the most important reasons was worse availability of Pentax’s optics on the Polish market.
  • Cons: slow, noisy and averagely accurate autofocus.
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Expert Review

14 May 2015
  • Excerpt: Высококлассный светосильный автофокусный макрообъектив SMC D FA MACRO 100mmF2.8 WR позволяет вести съемку миниатюрных объектов крупным планом в масштабе 1:1, при этом минимальная дистанция фокусировки, необходимая для крупного масштаба, составляет 0,303 м, и позволяет фотографировать на достаточном...
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