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10-24-2010, 10:17 AM   #1
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Another what lense to buy (around 35mm)

What to get around 35mm? Needs to be above f2,8 and not 1 000 000 dollars.

I've been looking at the sigma 30 1,4 it's around 4500 swedish kr.

used pentax 43 1,9 4700kr

and pentax 35 2,4 1900kr

1kr = about 0,65 dollars


I mainly use my 16-45 and sigma 50-150 2,8. I feel the need for a fast prime. What should I get? The 43mm seems a little bit long. Is the 43 in a much higher tier regarding IQ?

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The results I've seen from the new 35mm f-2 are stunning, and it's cheap.
One of the best lenses in the Pentax lineup is the DA 35mm macro Limited f-2.8. This lens is hard to beat for IQ and versatility, and I find 2.8 fast enough. Instead of the razor sharp DOF of faster lenses, I prefer to fill with flash.
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Yes, but the new 35 is "only" 2,4. It's cheap and seems to be sharp. What do you guys think of the sigma 30 1,4 is it anything to own? It's said to be sharp only in the center.
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