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9.2 out of 10

Pentax smc DA 35mm f/2.4 AL

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Reviews and Problems with Pentax smc DA 35mm f/2.4 AL

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Overall 6
6.0

Sharp in decent light

Rebekah Muir, Amazon
2 April 2014
  • Summary: The lens is really sharp in the right lighting, which is most situations, but when you take it into really dim areas like under a forest canopy forget the sharpness. It is still amazingly sharp compared to lenses like the pentax 18-135mm wr. Overall, a great street photography lens with a noisy auto-focus motor.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

DominicVII, pentaxforums.com
25 August 2013
  • Excerpt: There is a great deal of enthusiasm for this lens, and there can be no doubt that the optical quality is above average. I tried two of these lenses and had to return them both. The first suffered from backfocus, but it was otherwise very sharp. The second suffered from no backfocus, but neither was it particularly sharp.
  • Pros: Good IQ, quick AF in most situations
  • Cons: plastic mount, not particularly fast
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Overall 6
6.0

Not bad but with issues

Doc, B&H Photo
10 January 2012
  • Excerpt: Got this lens for my K100D to use in place of Sigma 17-50/2.8 EX for light traveling, hiking, and ski trips. I do not mind plastic mount and overall design of the lens. On the other hand it has strong chromatic aberrations and a serious backfocus in comparison to Sigma that required significant correction. It will work for intended purposes but I would not rely on it for demanding shooting.
  • Pros: Compact Design, Easy To Use, Takes standard 49 filters
  • Cons: Back focussing, Chroma aberrations, No Increase In Performance
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Overall 6
6.0

It's not cheap enough

Snappy, B&H Photo
19 September 2011
  • Excerpt: I just purchased a K-5. My main purpose for buying it was for low-light portraits and candids, and for my kids' indoor school stage shots. I don't like to use a flash if I can help it. The 35mm lens was going to be for indoor group shots and walk-about. Buying a single focal length lens VS a zoom, I expected little or no distortion, no matter the price. It has a slow, loud, screw focus.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Lightweight
  • Cons: Distorted, Loud
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Overall 6
6.0

You get what you pay for ...

Sam Cullan, WEX
29 September 2014
  • Summary: I bought this for portraits, because I wanted a little more width in tight spots than my 50mm gives. This lens cost more than all 8 of my 50mm primes put together, but it can't match any of them for IQ.My example also suffers considerable back-focus, which is fine if you have a camera that will adjust for this (as I do) but for anybody else it could be a serious problem.
  • Pros: Compact Design, Easy To Use
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Overall 6
6.0

geht so

tom s., Amazon
4 weeks ago
  • Summary: für den preis ok...für ambitionierte nicht zu empfehlen--zu lichtschwach, farbsäume gegenlicht empfindlich,,,als leichtes "reise immer drauf" sicherlich gut zu gebrauchen,,,ging zurück
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Overall 6
6.0

Bien mais...

lastchorus, priceminister.com
13 November 2013
  • Excerpt: Un bon objectif dans l'absolu mais j'ai regretté une ouverture maximum limitée (2 aurait été mieux) et une construction très plastique qui rend l'utilisation moins agréable.
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Overall 6
6.0

A des kilomètres du 50mm

Dixours, Amazon
13 November 2011
  • Summary: Etant accroc à la qualité du 50mm (http://www.amazon.fr/Pentax-22177-Objectif-DA50-Monture/dp/B00861DI4U/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1400629466&sr=1-1&keywords=pentax+50mm) mais ayant besoin d'un plus grand angle, je me suis naturellement tourné vers ce 35mm.Malheureusement, si d'aspect ils se ressemblent, le rendu photographique n'a rien à voir. Il reste honnête, mais très loin du 50 mm au flou progressif, doux et irréprochable.
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Overall 6
6.0

Léger, prix moyen: honnête

DMarc, Amazon
3 May 2011
  • Summary: Ce 35mm, donnant un champ équivalent à un 50mm en 24X36, est construit léger (baïonnette en plastique) est idéal en passe-partout. Pas de distorsion, peu d'AC même à pleine ouverture,bon compagnon de reportage: l'AF est réactif(1/4 de tour de course totale) et peu bruyant. Il est livré avec bouchons mais sans pare-soleil. Le diamètre de 49mm permet d'envisager des filtres à moindre coûts.
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