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02-28-2012, 06:01 AM   #1
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My review for the SMC Pentax-DA 15mm F4 ED AL Limited

I have posted a rather extensive (non-technical) review of the SMC Pentax-DA 15mm F4 ED AL Limited. Maybe it will be helpful for someone who is trying to decide on a ultra wide-angle solution.

SMC Pentax-DA 15mm F4 ED AL Limited Reviews - DA Prime Lenses - Pentax Lens Reviews & Lens Database

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Good review, I like that you have included little annoyances and been very honest in your review.
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Thanks Tom.

The biggest drawback of my review is IMHO it doesn't really give an answer to the question when is 15mm useful. Of course I'm not the right person to answer that question though, since I haven't really found use for this lens. I've read all the other reviews and some of them do cover that topic much better. I'm sure this has been discussed in the forums too.
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I've had the DA 15 Ltd for well over a year now.
Although it's very versatile, I've found its main role
is as a wide reportage lens, the APS-C digital analog
of the 24mm photojournalism lenses of the 1970s.
Haven't had time to post a review for it yet.


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