Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
  #1
HD 40mm Limited 2.8 Vs. SMC Takumar 50mm 1.4 Vs. SMC Pentax - F 50mm 1.7
Lens: HD 40mm Limited 2.8, SMC Takumar 50 1.4, SMC Pentax - F 50mm 1.7 Camera: Silver K-3 II Photo Location: Porter, IN 
Posted By: Lmcfarrin, 12-09-2017, 07:37 PM

..... not comparing anything specific - post processing edits the same for each, but ambient lighting a little different durii g shots for each lens.

F-stop for 40mm = 2.8
F-stop for 50mm Pentax F = 1.7
F-stop for 50mm Takumar = 1.4

Attached Images
View Picture EXIF
PENTAX K-3 II  Photo 
View Picture EXIF
PENTAX K-3 II  Photo 
View Picture EXIF
PENTAX K-3 II  Photo 

Views: 530
12-09-2017, 10:44 PM   #2
Forum Member
KevinMoss's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2016
Location: Pachuca, Hidalgo
Posts: 97
I like the second one
12-10-2017, 02:22 AM   #3
Site Supporter
Site Supporter
Lmcfarrin's Avatar

Join Date: Jul 2016
Location: Indiana
Photos: Albums
Posts: 696
Original Poster
Thank you for the response. The images are compressed a bit after uploading and the true sharpness is not displayed. The second pic is with the 40mm Limited. It produced the sharpest and most balanced image. However, there is much that could be discussed favorably about the character of the other two lenses. In my opinion the 40 was designed with special attention, and produces results accordingly.
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
40mm, 40mm limited edition, 50mm, camera, f-stop, hd 40mm, k-3ii, pentax, pentax f 50mm 1.7, photo, smc, takumar, takumar 50 1.4, vs
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Difference between HD DA 40mm f/2.8 40 (red) and DA 40mm f/2.8 (green) lens rptdc Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 27 11-18-2017 07:52 PM
HD 20-40 or HD 21 & HD 35 macro BarryE Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 33 09-03-2017 06:05 AM
K-5 vs MZ-S vs LX vs PZ-1p vs ist*D vs K10D vs K20D vs K-7 vs....... Steelski Pentax K-5 2 06-28-2017 04:59 PM
HD DA 21mm Limited vs. HD DA 20-40mm Limited seachongo Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 10 05-09-2015 11:18 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:17 AM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top