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10-25-2009, 08:51 AM   #1
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Sigma 28/1.8 aperture ring or not!?

I'm confused, does this lens have an aperture ring or not?
The reason i'm concerned is that i'm planning on buying an old-school Pentax 35mm SLR [like the MX or ME Super], and i would like to be able to use this lens on both my K7 and the film SLR i plan on buying.

Now, the lens would need to have an aperture ring for me to use it properly on the old Film SLR, would it not?

I've spotted 2 versions of this lenses around, one that looks older and has an aperture ring, and one that looks more newer and refined without an aperture ring.

WITH aperture ring:
Sigma - Lenses

WITHOUT:
Amazon.com: Sigma 28mm f/1.8 EX DG Aspherical Macro Large Aperture Wide Angle Lens for Pentax and Samsung SLR Cameras: Camera & Photo

I want to purchase it off Amazon but am afraid i'll be stuck with a lens that i'll only be able to use wide open on the Film SLR

Someone help!

EDIT: and NO, Amazon is not using the 'wrong' product image, if you click the image for a better view it indeed says 28mm F/1.8 EX DG on the lens.

10-25-2009, 11:04 AM   #2
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I have the newest version of this lens and it DOES have an aperture ring. The one pictured without it must be for a different mount.

This lens is awesome by the way.
10-25-2009, 12:55 PM   #3
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alright, someone from flickr told me the same thing, thanks alot!
i'm looking forward to buying it
10-25-2009, 05:10 PM   #4
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Good choice, I love this lens, you won't be disappointed.

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