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09-01-2010, 12:00 AM   #1
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FA*85mm vs Tak 85mm

Has anyone compared various Tak 85mm (f1.8, f2 etc) with legendary FA*85mm f1.4?

Just curious!!!


09-01-2010, 05:19 AM   #2
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a while back someone compared a whole bunch of 85's which included the samyang 85mmF1.4 and many of the pentax 85mmF1.4's

I don't recall if this included the SMC-K 85 F1.8 or any of the tak's.

Might be interesting to fo back and find it. I think the results are also posted in the lens review section
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Here are two useful lens tests:

The Great Pentax 85mm Lens Shoot-Out
- SMC Pentax FA* 85/1.4
- SMC Pentax A* 85/1.4
- SMC Pentax M 85/2
- SMC Pentax 85/1.8
- SMC Takumar 85/1.8
- Super Takumar 85/1.9
- SMC Pentax 85/2.2 Soft
- MC ZENITAR K 85/1.4

- Pentax FA* 85/1.4 ;
- Pentax A* 85/1.4
- Pentax FA 77/1.8 Ltd
- Pentax DA* 50-135/2.8
- Carl Zeiss Planar 85/1.4 ZF
- Samyang 85/1.4
- Leica-R Summilux 80/1.4

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