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02-06-2010, 09:51 PM   #1
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Manual wide angle prime lens?

Does anyone know of a good manual wide angle prime lens to use on a K-X? Just about the widest I see is the 28mm f2.8. Is there any manual primes that are in the 14mm - 20mm range in a K-mount?

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Sure, there are many, did you look in the lens review database? Especially the Genuine Pentax section, in the A series and M series prime lenses. They start at 15mm and go up from there. And they're not ALL fisheyes
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Thanks for the links.

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When you get wider than 28mm, there are many fewer good lenses to choose from and much higher prices. For me, a DA 16-45/4 was a better solution.

Lots of people like the Pentax 20mm lenses, like the Pentax-M 20mm f4. The Pentax-A 20mm f2.8 is faster and more expensive, and comes in an FA (autofocus) version. They are not common, but easier to find than the 15mm f3.5 lenses, which are rare and costly. I'm not sure it's worth getting one of those instead if the DA 15/4 or DA 14/2.8.
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