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12-12-2007, 07:43 PM   #1
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Pentax-M 50mm 1.4 and 1.7

Has anyone used either of these lenses mentioned in the title? I saw that they both have 9 user ratings in the review section. I'd just like to see some photos taken with them.

12-12-2007, 07:54 PM   #2
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Here's one with the M 50/1.7. It is a bit front-focused, but I love the luminous quality produced by the lens.

12-12-2007, 08:57 PM   #3
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SMC M 50mm 1.7

Here's another one with a 50mm 1.7. This was the first day I used it and I'm still trying to learn how to use it better.

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Alright, you asked for it.... M 50mm f1.4. I like the lens and the colors it gives. It is a little soft wide open, but not bad. Stop it down a few notches and it looks really nice. It's the first Pentax lens that I bought in 1980, and it's responsible for me still being a Pentax user today.

These ones are not the greatest, but they were easily found so I posted them. Most of these shots are wide open.











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I think I want one now too, lol.
12-12-2007, 09:25 PM   #6
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Superior lens. Get one you won't be dissapointed.
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I was shocked at how clear and sharp the M50 1.7 is compared to the kit lens.

I just bought one off ebay (thankfully it's clean as a whistle), and tried it for the first time "for real" last week at the public pool as my Scouts were having a swim fun night.

Using only available light the photos came out absolutely awesome!

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I just put a bid up for one. Hopefully, I'll get the same kind of results. I can't wait!

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Well, there are similar models in each of the series. Would there be any significant difference between the Pentax-M, Pentax-A, and Pentax-F versions of these lenses, other than the AF in F version.
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I'll be getting my M 1.7 in a few weeks, hopefully it's in good condition.
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QuoteOriginally posted by tux08902 Quote
Well, there are similar models in each of the series. Would there be any significant difference between the Pentax-M, Pentax-A, and Pentax-F versions of these lenses, other than the AF in F version.
Here is a sample taken with A 50 1:1.7.
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Is that a second "Cat" I see in the background there?
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QuoteOriginally posted by ve2vfd Quote
I was shocked at how clear and sharp the M50 1.7 is compared to the kit lens.

I just bought one off ebay (thankfully it's clean as a whistle), and tried it for the first time "for real" last week at the public pool as my Scouts were having a swim fun night.

Using only available light the photos came out absolutely awesome!

Pat
I just bought an M 50mm f1.7 today on EekBay. I hope it's a good one too.
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Is that a second "Cat" I see in the background there?
Yes it is. "If it`s not leaking JP5, it must be empty!"..

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QuoteOriginally posted by tux08902 Quote
Well, there are similar models in each of the series. Would there be any significant difference between the Pentax-M, Pentax-A, and Pentax-F versions of these lenses, other than the AF in F version.
The differences are f stop, build quality, AF, and most importantly price. Pick the one you can afford and you will not be disappointed.
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