Pentax 31mm f/1.8 AL Limited SMC P-FA review by Tord
13 March 2012
Summary: The FA31 is an amazing lens, the sharpest I've come across, excellent for panormas, portraits, and landscapes. With its metal contruction, with a built-in lens-shade, and fairly substantial weight (almost a pound!), it feels like a quality product through, and through.
Pros: The very best lens, with the sun behind your back
Pentax 31mm f/1.8 AL Limited SMC P-FA review by sjwaldron
29 September 2011
Summary: What I like about the lens: - The aluminum construction is high quality and has a great feel in the hands to it. I wish that more lenses were offered in aluminum like this. All I can say is find one to try and you will understand. - Sharp high contrast results with a warm feel to them.
Pros: Sharp warm images with high contrast and great bokeh.
Cons: Color fringing, missing features like WR, quick-shift, and internal focusing.
Pentax 31mm f/1.8 AL Limited SMC P-FA review by radical
31 October 2007
Summary: This is an amazing lens, at a premium price. The 31mm can be used on a 35mm Pentax film camera or on a digital camera. On the K10D, with its cropped sensor, it becomes the equivalent of 47mm on a full frame camera. Used that way, as I do, it is essentially a fast "normal" lens.
Pros: razor sharp, fast, built like a tank, nice bokeh
Pentax 31mm f/1.8 AL Limited SMC P-FA review by danag42
6 August 2006
Summary: I'm really impressed by the construction and quality of this lens. It is all metal construction, very solid, and is sharp and has an excellent "feel" to it. This serves as an excellent normal lens for the digital sensors. The multicoating is incredable. It was expensive, but I got my money's worth!!
Pros: solid construction, metal barrel, very sharp lens
Cons: None, except the cost. You get what you pay for!
Summary: This lens is amazing. Super sharp eve wide open, with excellent creamy bokeh and beautiful vivid contrasty colours. I think the best way to describe the image quality is that it is creamy smooth with a 3D look.
Pros: Super Sharp even wide open., Creamy bokeh, Vivid contrasty colours, 3D appearance of the image., It's like a "standard" lens on the *ist D/DS., Superb build quality.
Cons: I little large for this type of lens., Price