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01-08-2011, 12:48 AM   #16
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FYI: The Zeiss ZK 28/2 is a redesigned lens. It's not the original "Hollywood" anymore.

01-15-2011, 04:41 AM   #17
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K30 vs Fa31

I have both lenses, FA 31mm just arrived few days ago. K30 is excellent in my opinion and so seems to be FA31 so far. Just waiting for some light to take both out and do some photos. I'm having a difficult time deciding whether to keep both or sell K30.
Well I finally did a small comparison between the two - result is : FA is a better lens. K30 seems to match the resolution of 31ltd from f4 but at f2.8 it is significantly softer. Then FA has advantage of one stop more, autofocus, 9 aperture blades against five and full compatibility with pentax bodies. On the other hand K30 seems to be bit better in handling the chromatic aberations, body feels more solid and is much more compact. Both are great lenses, but if you can justify the price and planto use f1.8, f 2.8 extensively than get FA.

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01-15-2011, 05:36 AM   #18
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Don't forget the sigma 30/1.4...

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