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08-29-2013, 05:02 PM   #46
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A new user to the 18-135 and I find this lens exceptional. It has a few aberrations but given the utility of the FL that is to be expected. Colours are terrific. Sharp where it needs to be. This is an all terrain walkabout lens.

08-31-2013, 06:17 AM   #47
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QuoteOriginally posted by normhead Quote
Still waiting.....

For all we know, he got bad copies of the lenses and that is why he said what he said. Google it and here is one from a Pentaxian in Singapore:
Review of the SMC Pentax-DA 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 ED AL [IF] DC WR

I too have the above lens and I use it whenever I travel on a holiday with the family.

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09-01-2013, 04:44 PM   #48
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Looking at the sample on this site's review I'm not convinced I got an esp bad few samples of this lens. At the tele end it's just not got any "bite" to the images. And it gets worse the higher up the range you go.
Still if you like the lens then that's great, I'll be waiting for a MkII version and might look at that

SLR gear confirm the ho hum optics too, so I doubt photozone and myself just have iffy copies

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