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Lens: Pentax-M 28mm f/2.8 Camera: Sony A7R2 Photo Location: Lower Manhattan 
Posted By: oculus, 05-16-2016, 04:25 PM

I have been using the K&F Concept adapter on my Sony full frame to adapt my old Pentax lenses. Does the job well.

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05-16-2016, 05:07 PM   #2
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Good to see you posting again--I was worried you'd run afoul of some neo-Bogomilist conspiracy down there in N'awlins. At any rate, hope the Sony is working for you--I ran across an early report of the K-1, though, extolling its street shooting ability at waist level with the DA40 and articulating screen.
05-17-2016, 05:32 AM   #3
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The K-1 looks like a fine camera, but not for my purposes. The phenomenal AF on the Sony has allowed me to capture some great action shots using the Sony/Zeiss lenses. The reason I stick with the Pentax 28mm for some street work is that Sony's 28mm offering distorts severely and renders color blandly. It also lacks a focus distance scale. I find the Pentax 28mm 2.8 to be an exceptional lens, especially given its size. Zeiss makes a 25mm for the Sony mount but it is (comparatively) enormous. I am developing some Tri-X this morning shot on a Pentax MX that I hope to post here if nothing goes wrong with the chemicals. That MX is a wonderful camera.Very portable and fun with the M lenses.

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