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08-11-2011, 08:37 PM   #1
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Sigma 90mm f/2.8 1:2 Macro A Lens

I see the following lens on eBay;

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Sigma-90mm-f-2-8-1-2-Macro-Lens-Pentax-KA-K7-PKA-K10D-/150641959333?pt=Camera_Lenses&hash=item2312f5e1a5

I cannot find it in the Third Party Lens database. Anyone know anything about this one?

08-11-2011, 09:09 PM   #2
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QuoteOriginally posted by GerryJM Quote
Anyone know anything about this one?
Looks like there is no review on PF but there were few for sale on the market place. Hope these info are usefull to you.
https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/sold-items/148901-sale-sold-sigma-90mm-macro-us.html
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https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/sold-items/102905-sale-sold-sigma-90mm-2-8-macro-us.html

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08-12-2011, 03:11 PM   #3
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I had the lens and it is a keeper. About the only negative is the cheap silkscreening of the distance scale which can rub off over time but optically it is a nice lens.
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Hi Gerry,

I have this lens and it rocks! Make sure you get it with the life size attachment, so it'll go to 1:1. It's a fantastic lens wide open and the it has great detail. It is a little prone to flare if not used with a CPL. If you'd like to see some examples, check out my macro page on Flickr. I love this lens for portraits and macro.

Brian

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Looking at the mount on the lens, that gold pin at about 2 o'clock looks like the Ricoh pin. You will want to remove that before putting it on your Pentax.
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