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Pentax smc DA* 16-50mm F2.8 ED AL (IF) SDM
8.3 out of 10

Pentax smc DA* 16-50mm F2.8 ED AL (IF) SDM

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Reviews and Problems with Pentax smc DA* 16-50mm F2.8 ED AL (IF) SDM

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Love It

Crazy Carl, B&H Photo
16 December 2014
  • Excerpt: I bought this lens because I had previously purchased the 50-135 DA* and liked that one so much. Auto-focus is super quiet and pictures turn out great.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Rugged, Strong Construction
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No matter where my wife and I go with our ...

Michael Branson, Amazon
8 December 2014
  • Summary: No matter where my wife and I go with our cameras this lens is always with us. It is just too versatile to stay at home. A must have for any Pentax owner, especially if you plan on extreme conditions.
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This lens is a best buy for architecture and landscapes where a wide angle ...

graham johnson, Amazon
6 December 2014
  • Summary: This lens is a best buy for architecture and landscapes where a wide angle is desirable. It's heavy, but you will never be disappointed with the images.
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Five Stars

Yaoxin Liu, Amazon
17 August 2014
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this is a nice lens

Kenneth Watkins, Amazon
2 May 2014
  • Summary: It gathers the light really well. It is faster, quieter, heavier, bigger, and takes better low loght pics than the stock lens.
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Pentax 16-50 2.8 + Pentax K3 and I'm in love

Psycho535, Amazon
30 March 2014
  • Summary: I have both Canon and Pentax cameras. Over the past year I've bought maybe 7 different lenses, but for some reason I was always left somewhat unhappy with them. I love the build of primes, but I love the convenience of zooms, but %100 of the time zooms disappoint in build quality and small max...
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Overall 10
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What an amazing lens

reel lady, Adorama
26 March 2014
  • Excerpt: This lens is amazing. I was out in the rainforest and got some great pictures in spite of the low light.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
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5 star ONLY on a perfect copy. Otherwise 2 star.

JasonBB, Amazon
30 January 2014
  • Summary: This lens is incredible in all regards--when you are lucky enough to have one which functions as it should. Before you read further, I'd recommend three things if you are reasonably sure you will purchase: 1.) Do NOT buy this lens used! 2.
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outstanding lens!

gf, B&H Photo
16 December 2013
  • Excerpt: This lens is truly outstanding! The optics are amazing (sharpness, contrast, colors...), as good as my prime limited lens. The quality of built is superb. I even like the size and weight of this lens that balances out well with the body of my camera (K5).
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Rugged, Strong Construction
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Excellent Pentax Lens

James D Miller II, Amazon
19 October 2013
  • Summary: I have had this lens for almost 2 years now, and not a problem with it. It takes beautiful pictures, sharp and clear. Sweet spot for this lens is between F5 and F9. Worth every penny spent. I have it paired to a K-30, and I love this setup for landscape and portrait photography.
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