Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
05-13-2014, 01:57 PM   #16
Pentaxian
redrockcoulee's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Medicine Hat
Posts: 2,132
As I already had a F50 1.7 for my film cameras I bought a 35 2.4 when I got my K-r. I was using both but since I got my DA70 I do not use the 50 anywhere as much.

You are looking at choosing between two lenses but do you have a plan/roadmap of where you are going with future lens purchases? As you can tell from the comments above some people value the shallower depth of focus of the faster lens whereas others more on the versitily of the 35. Seeing as you already have a 50 I would suggest getting the 35 2.4. If you use it a lot and end up not using the 50 manual lens then aim to replace it with a AF lens. If you find that you do not use the 35 as much as you thought you would perhaps you are a zoom oriented photographer.

Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
35mm, 50mm, 50mm vs, da, k-mount, pentax lens, slr lens
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New Sigma 35mm f/1.4 vs. Pentax FA 31mm vs. Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 tlwyse Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 35 07-29-2013 08:49 PM
Pentax DA 35mm 2.4 vs Takumar 28mm 3.5 vs Zeiss Flektogon 35mm 2.4 vs 18-55 AL -kb- Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 5 07-01-2013 04:25 PM
DA 35mm f2.4 AL vs M 50mm f1.7 Northern Soul Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 23 05-25-2013 11:24 AM
Pentax DA 50mm/1.8 vs. FA 50mm/1.4 vs. F 50mm/1.7 lukelbd Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 35 01-05-2013 06:33 PM
A vs. FA - 35mm and 50mm raybird Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 7 08-29-2008 10:29 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:00 AM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top