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02-04-2011, 04:54 AM   #1
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lenses for video

I've decided to find some (cheap) primes that I would use on a Pentax DSLR for video but have some questions before I go for it

I guess the first desired quality would be speed ... I was thinking of getting a fast wide angle (like 24 or 28mm) and a fast "normal" (like a porst 55mm f1.2) ... any suggestions?

my question would be, is video less demanding on a lens than stills? for example, the difference between a cosina 55mm f1.2 and Porst 55mm f1.2 is obvious ... @1.2 the Porst is softer ... I'm asking this because it's also a lot cheaper

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quite expensive and difficult to find lens, but look at the video in the first post of the link
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That link almost makes me cry.
02-04-2011, 06:30 AM   #4
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QuoteOriginally posted by joakimfors Quote
That link almost makes me cry.
Sorry for that, most people here will probably have the same feeling. But I think the video shows quite well the lens capabilities in video.

02-04-2011, 07:43 AM   #5
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too expensive for my taste :ugh: I'm looking for bargains, I am a student still

currently biding on a nice, fast wide angle ... will report if I get it

my thoughts are, that the fast K mount glass will only increase in price once a K mount camera gets full manual video controls (and AF) so better to get it now

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