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04-21-2010, 10:05 AM   #76
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it's must be Pentax - M 50mm f1.7
Sharpness is amazing!!

04-21-2010, 01:11 PM   #77
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QuoteOriginally posted by ricosuave Quote
I'd go the vl 125 and the fa50/1.7.
VL 125 + FA 35 in my case.
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in my set it would be the Tamron 90/2.5 Macro
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I keep going back to my SMC Takumar 55mm f/1.8 or the 50mm f/1.4

I keep being amazed by the colour, clarity and sharpness of both lenses. The 50mm is a bit more difficult to work with compared to the 55mm. In fact, both lenses can be quite 'brutal' in their honesty when taking portraits.

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Well, it's really nice to read a discussion where so many lenses I own are mentioned as "sharpest"......

My sharpest are: M28mm/3.5, K35mm/3.5, DA40mm/2.8, M50mm/1.4, M50mm/1.7, K55mm/1.8, A50mm/2.8macro...............

And yes, I regard myself very lucky with this collection...........
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thats three votes for the Macro-Takumar 1:4/50 preset.
04-21-2010, 04:48 PM   #82
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Leica R Summicron 50mm. On my K7 lens clearly outresolves the sensor.
Pentax FA 43mm Limited. Sharpest Pentax stopped down, though not sharper than the Leica above.
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My sharapest lens is . . .

My sharpest lens is the FA35.

04-21-2010, 05:07 PM   #84
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DA*55
FA 43
DFA 100 Macro WR
Leica R 60mm Macro
Helios 85mm 40-2
FA 31
DA 40
FA 77
--all stopped down to a certain degree.
... but it's all pretty close!
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DA* 55 f/1.4 From f/2.0 and up.

I am certainly eyeing up those limiteds for a wider sharp prime.
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It's hard to tell which of my lens is the sharpest, they are all sharp! Of all my sharp lens, I think the Tamron SP 90mm f2.8 Di macro and Pentax K 28mm f3.5 are the sharpest followed by the FA 50mm f1.4, FA 31mm f1.8 Ltd and DA* 50-135mm f2.8.
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Are you guys/gals kidding me?

86 (and now 87) posts regarding how sharp our lenses are and not one picture to support these claims!! Shame shame. Lets see some 'objective' data
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It's a toss up between the M 28m f3.5 and the M50mm f1.4.And surprisenly my Chinon 50mm f1.7 is also up there.
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Pentax F 100mm Macro

At f4 its the business.
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M50/1,7 and M28/2,8
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