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Why I like the DA* 16-50mm
Posted By: jamonation, 04-19-2009, 08:27 PM

I'm not used to wide angle shots. I come from the Takumar club and really like fixed focal length lenses, with long focus throw and manual apertures. I mean really like, probably over 10k photos with them. That being said, I've recently gone to the dark side and been using and enjoying a DA* 16-50mm. Here are a few photos from this week. Like I said I'm really not used to wide angle, I had a hard time framing these to avoid corner (pincushion) distortion, but am pleased. Thoughts? I'd post large versions, but think people/their browsers would freak out with scrolling.




Yes, that is a K1000 with an SMC 55mm f1.8 on it



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04-19-2009, 09:09 PM   #2
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Just picked mine up yesterday. Looking forward to giving it a work out. Beautiful images. JIM
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Not much to dislike about this lens.
Well worth the bucks.
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Yes, this zoom is a stellar lens

You had done it well with a nice set of images.

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