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05-16-2009, 07:52 PM   #31
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My Sears brand 135 f2.8 k mount lens never stops amazing me. Unfortunately I get massive exposure errors on my K10 with it. I think I paid $30 for it about 15 years ago in a pawn shop.

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I bought an MZ-S with a FA 20-35mm attached kind of by accident. (But I did tell my wife first!) I had never heard of the lens, but have been blown away by how much I love most of its pictutres. It has single handedly put my kit lens, my viv 24mm and my M 28mm out of work, and disolved the long time crush I have had on the idea of the 31mm limited. Slower on the wide end, with much less range than the kit lens, but bottom line, it's great!
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From my $10 kit lens - Taken by my 10-yo son

05-16-2009, 10:34 PM   #34
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I knew the Tammy 17-50mm lens was good, but it turned out to be even better than I thought it was--this is a big, pleasant surprise.

1st one @ f 3.2 2nd @ f16 & 3rd @ f 3.5

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05-17-2009, 07:17 AM   #35
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QuoteOriginally posted by Kguru Quote
From my $10 kit lens - Taken by my 10-yo son

Love the great pet shots that also include a "readable" view of the tag. Great keepsake. Nicely done.
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For me, it was my $15 135mm/2.8 SMC "A" lens.

Now if I were only better at manual focusing.
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QuoteOriginally posted by res3567 Quote
How fast does it focus?
Not exceptionally quick. Focus throw from infinity to 1.5m is about 90 degrees.

Does it have a Macro feature/
Of sorts. At 300 you push a switch which reduces the minimum focus distance from 1.5m to 0.95m (focus throw increases to about 200 degrees fromk infinity to 0.95m) and gives 1:2, which is not true macro.


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