Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
04-02-2011, 07:37 PM   #1
Loyal Site Supporter
jkobleur's Avatar

Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Savannah, GA, USA
Posts: 55
Pentax 30mm F2.8 or Pentax-F 28mm F2.8

I was wondering if any of you fine Pentaxians had experience with both of these lenses and, if so, which would be your preferred lens? I'm aware that the Pentax-F 28mm F2.8 would probably have the edge as a walk-around lens because it is AF but I am wondering about the picture quality of the two lenses? I would appreciate any first hand insight. Thanks.

04-02-2011, 08:18 PM   #2
Veteran Member
Raybo's Avatar

Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 871
Sigma Superwide F2.8 24mm AF.
It's a keeper in my book, but you have to look around for a decent price.
04-02-2011, 08:39 PM   #3
Pentaxian
Digitalis's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Adelaide.
Posts: 8,796
The 30mm f/2.8 Isn't bad optically speaking,but when compared to the FA31 is shows it's weaknesses.

I never really used the F series lenses but I know the 28mm f/2.8's optical formula and it should be pretty decent and the AF does give it an distinct usability advantage against the 30mm f/2.8
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
28mm, f2.8, k-mount, lens, lenses, pentax 30mm f2.8, pentax lens, pentax-f, pentax-f 28mm, slr lens
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
For Sale - Sold: Pentax DA 16-45mm/4, Pentax F 28mm/2.8, Pentax, DA 70mm/2.4 Limited (Worldwide dgaies Sold Items 5 04-08-2010 06:16 AM
sigma 30mm vs. pentax 30mm jay legere Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 6 02-01-2008 04:15 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:55 AM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top