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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

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I like the second one
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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.

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