Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
04-08-2017, 09:24 PM   #1
Site Supporter
Site Supporter




Join Date: Feb 2015
Posts: 94
Telephoto Primes for the K1

I would love to see a Prime > 100 mm for the full frame K1- Especially something in the 200mm range

04-08-2017, 09:57 PM   #2
Administrator
Site Webmaster
Adam's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Arizona
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 44,134
There's the DA* 200mm and DA* 300mm- both are FF compatible (officially).

Adam
PentaxForums.com Webmaster (Site Usage Guide | Site Help | My Photography)



PentaxForums.com server and development costs are user-supported. You can help cover these costs by donating. Or, buy your photo gear from our affiliates, Adorama, B&H Photo, or Topaz Labs, and get FREE Marketplace access - click here to see how! Trusted Pentax retailers:

04-08-2017, 10:29 PM - 1 Like   #3
Site Supporter
Site Supporter
Sandy Hancock's Avatar

Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 5,857
The DFA*70-200 is better than any prime I have used in the 100-200 range. Considerably better than the DA*200 with respect to chromatic aberration and autofocus, and at least equal for sharpness and resolution.
04-09-2017, 03:31 AM   #4
Loyal Site Supporter
Loyal Site Supporter




Join Date: Mar 2015
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 6,071
You could always try to find a secondhand F or FA 135mm f/2.8 (I own the FA135 and quite like it). That fits within your "greater than 100mm" specification, even if it's not quite as long as you prefer.

04-09-2017, 06:56 PM   #5
Pentaxian
chickentender's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Seattle, WA
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 1,993
I've seen quite a number of examples of the DA*50-135 shot using its longer lengths with different teleconverters that are nothing short of stunning in IQ, showing little-to-no vignetting.
So much so that I may source a teleconverter and pop mine on my MZ-S once in a while - something I'd never considered doing before.
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!
k-1, k-mount, k1, pentax lens, slr lens, telephoto prime, telephoto primes
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
K1 with Sigma Primes Do Not disappoint. MikeDSr Pentax K-1 5 06-09-2016 10:53 PM
Super Telephoto Primes MSD Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 6 10-15-2015 11:46 AM
For Sale - Sold: Various Takumar Primes, Chinon Primes, Sigma Prime/Zoom/Fisheye (Worldwide) dcshooter Sold Items 11 07-15-2011 07:43 AM
For Sale - Sold: smc Pentax M Primes, S-M-C Primes, THE Series 1 70~210 Zoom, Viv MFTC and more monochrome Sold Items 33 02-13-2009 01:29 PM
AF Microadjustment, for primes only? (OR more: "Better for primes?") morfic Pentax DSLR Discussion 4 10-02-2008 10:36 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:36 PM. | 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