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Photo from new lens F 70-210
Posted By: mingdie, 10-21-2006, 07:55 PM

Just as I was about to buy a DA 50-200, this lens turned up. Unused according to the owner and it looks spotless with absolutely clear glass. I am happy with the price US$ 100.00. Of course the weather had to be awful the next they but I took a few shoots.

New lens.



Local yacht race. Taken at quite a distance at 210mm handheld.





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10-23-2006, 04:09 AM   #2
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Congrats Eddie! This is one of my favourites lens.. it makes sharp, clean, natural color photos... I hope you will post some more photos..
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Thank you for your reply.
I will post more photos as soon as this bad weather we have had since I bought the lens settles. I am itching to go out and take some photos.

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A nice lens and some great shots with it.

Congratulations on you purchase.

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Very nice. What is the min-max focus aperatures on this one.
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Thanks guys.
Min-max aperatures is 4-5,6. Since I got the lens I have used it alot and I am impressed with the colours and sharpness. The bokeh is not bad either.
Another sample.




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Really nice shots Eddie,
What can I say about that lens that hasn't already been said from the colors to sharpness to Bokeh It seems to really shine.

Good Shooting.
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I just bought a used Takumar F 70-210mm f4-5.6 for 15$ , it looks almost the same as the Pentax F 70-210mm...
I guess the Takumar is an older version of the Pentax lens, but does anyone know how good it is? Does it also have the SMC Coating?

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I have never used either lens but several forums I frequent say that the Takumar version does not have the SMC coatings. Never the less, it is touted as being more than decent. For 15 bucks you can't go wrong!

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Nice shots! Looks like a very nice lens.

QuoteOriginally posted by Lazar Quote
I just bought a used Takumar F 70-210mm f4-5.6 for 15$
Where'd you find that?
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In a local shop here in Switzerland...

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Hi!

In my collection of lenses for Pentax there is such lens (70-210mm). I use it only for "portraits" (its "sharpness" for this purpose enough) and in most cases for photographing on is black - a white film. The focal length of this lens is closer to work from small distance (for example - photographing of a podium). But technical parameters (f 4-5,6) and " a design of management " are inconvenient (and by AF) for the majority of kinds of photographings.


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