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10-29-2012, 01:49 AM   #16
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Very happy with my DA35

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FA35-f2 is my most used lens... Even if it isn't the last lens I used I take the time to switch it back so that it's the lens attached when I get my K5 out the bag.
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I have both lenses. Started with the DA which I really liked, but I wanted the faster aperture of the FA.

The FA does have a little more purple fringing but I wouldn't call it a fringe-happy lens. It really only happens in very dark scenes where you've got a really bright light source in the frame, when shooting at large apertures. You generally don't want a bright light source dominating an otherwise-dark scene anyway, so for the most part it's pretty avoidable.

I think the DA's better handling of fringing is likely due to newer lens coatings.

Which reminds me, I still need to sell the DA...
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