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Posted By: dsport, 01-16-2009, 08:19 AM

The DA55-300mm undoubtly becomes my favourite lens

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01-17-2009, 06:57 AM   #16
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Excellent series of shots. You've got a good lens there Dylan and some good skills with the camera. IMO the best glass is still always a Pentax lens and this one does not disappoint.

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Stunning series! I like the deep colours and the contrast!
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Great series of shots!
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As a series it is very good. I am sure that if blown up some of these would look spectacular.


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Beautiful work--really like a lot of the bokehs too because they highlight the foreground and colors. I think this lens will make Pentax some money. This is so great to see--thanks.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Peter Zack Quote
Excellent series of shots. You've got a good lens there Dylan and some good skills with the camera. IMO the best glass is still always a Pentax lens and this one does not disappoint.
Thanks Peter

As I mentioned earlier - for the asking price it's a fantastic lens.

It has one minor irritation - when zooming in to the long end (on to a subject) and everything goes out of focus - the camera will focus all the way out (with lots of whirring) and then in - then lock on focus

This can easily be overcome by utilizing the quick shift manual to bring lens to a basic focus 1st - thereafter it's fast (well fast enough for me)

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DA L 55-300mm

Excellent images, sharp, nice colours - every reason to like this lens but then the shutterman is more than good.

here are a few of mine. Not particularly good though. Then this shutterman is way below good.

All the images were hand held and cropped.
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Wonderful images you show here, Dylan!
Sharpness is exellent, as well is colour rendering!
Well done, don't hessitate to show more!

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I've got a's an impressive lens all the way to 300mm.
01-17-2010, 05:03 PM   #25
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Wonderful colors and the lightening makes everything pop. Think some skill played a part in these shots too.
Yeah--a lot of skill!
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This value lens certainly has the WOW! factor built in, especially in your hands. These are terrifically sharp, contrasty images with beautiful color and plenty of POP! I hope you'll continue to surprise us with your great pics.
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amazing series, can't believe they're mostly 800iso! Wonderfully clear and sharp.

You've got me thinking about this lens now ...
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Wow! awesome shots!
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superlative series.... the 55-300 is a wonderful lens, which you've employed marvelously...
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WOW...I have that lens and love if I could just borrow your talent Fantastic series!

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