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07-19-2013, 10:29 AM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by JimJohnson Quote
....but if you are as stubborn as most of us in this Forum, you will have to give it a try anyhow
Yeap, I guess I did... I just bought the Pentax-A 1.4x (s) Teleconverter off eBay... Will let you all know how it turns out...

50mm x 1.4 = 70mm x 1.5 = 105mm at f2.0

If that is the correct math, then it will be perfect for what I wanted...

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Should have bought the Pentax M 100- 2.8 and shot it wide open. Fantastic bokeh/sharpness. One of the best M's. I think MUCH better than the 85 f2.
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I considered the M and K lenses... ended up with a 135mm f2.8 A... Just purchased my last lens yesterday, for the time being that is... a Vivitar 19mm f3.8 A style...
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I've tried tons of portrait lenses and the M 100 is very high wide open. I've had the 135 A and it was good, but not like the M 100. I bought a K 55 1.8 for $7 because it had a little fungus and it is probably the 4th best portrait lens I've used. DA 55* is in a league of its own, then the rokinon 85 and 35, then 55, the 100 2.8. Best for the buck is the k 55. The 135 2.8 is very good, but it lacked something special to me. Pentax made so many gems with their primes.

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