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11-30-2013, 03:55 AM   #16
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I reckon my FA 100mm f2.8 is pretty sharp, and it's even sharper with the K5 II than it was with my K7.
Maybe if you're shooting with an older DSLR body, you should put the $400 towards a new camera, and all your old lenses will magically be sharper.


11-30-2013, 04:06 AM   #17
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Probably DA 50 f1.8.
11-30-2013, 05:13 AM   #18
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The sharpest lens I have, under 400 used, is the Sigma 50mm f/1.4. The next one is the Tamron 90mm f/2.8 macro.

Funny part of this is, once I started photographing people almost exclusively, I stopped using the above 2 lenses...excessive detail makes it troublesome to retouch and they don't seem to have much "character". For people, I prefer the DA 55mm f/1.4 and FA 85mm f/1.4. In the end, at least for me, top sharpness is not my cup of tea.
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The da 35 macro limited is 399 right now.

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Thank you everyone for your help.
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So out of those 14 lenses suggested, what are you gonna do :P

Ps: Vote 1 sharpness doesn't really matter :P
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How about the Tamron 90 macro?

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