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07-21-2012, 11:23 AM   #1
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DAL prime lens club

There is currently no lens club that includes the DAL 35mm f/2.4, and with the new 50mm f/1.8 now in shops, I thought there should be one. Would a kind moderator please move this thread to the lens club section?

Let's not quibble over Pentax's inconsistent naming of these - a DAL lens has a plastic-mount and no quick-shift.

While I prefer the DA 35mm macro limited over the DAL 35, I do use the DAL sometimes as it's light and simple, takes good photos and has a tiny bit of extra speed.

I'll start things off with a couple from this afternoon.

And some from a few weeks back.

07-21-2012, 11:32 AM   #2
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It's not a DAL lens. Sorry.
07-21-2012, 11:33 AM   #3
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Yep, it's still a DA lens.
Although some people call it DAL, since it has no quickshift and features a plastic mount.
07-21-2012, 03:20 PM   #4
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Well, they are DA AL lenses, so maybe call it an AL prime club?

I love my 35 2.4 AL, and will probably get the 50 1.8 too.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Kona Quote
maybe call it an AL prime club?
Then the 15mm, 21mm, 31mm and FA 35 lenses would be claiming admission,
since they also boast Aspheric Lenses.
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Maybe call it the "Plastic Prime Club" ?

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