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Longhorn -75mm 645 Pentax on K20D
Posted By: Rupert, 09-26-2009, 08:49 PM

Curious if anyone else is using the 645 lenses on the K20D or other Digital bodies? I have purchased several of these fine lenses and find them excellent, although a little difficult to use since they are full manual on the K20D. I have the Pentax adapter, a well made device, but a little pricey. Currently, my two favorites are the 75mm F2.8 and the 45-85 F4.5 followed closely by the F4 120mm Macro. Any experience anyone has using any 645 lenses on your K20D or similar body would be appreciated.
I shot this Longhorn using the 75mm + the Tamron 1.4 TC on the K20D and thought it held up fairly well. I have not had a lot of good luck on many lenses with the Tammy TC, but it works pretty good on this lens.
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Nice shot indeed Bob...I love shooting Longhorns! I've been through Dripping Springs many times...nice area for Longhorns.
Can you imagine the length of these horns if they were straight?
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Sailor, Frogfish, Sparkles.....thank you for looking and the comments......Mrs Rupert says I went to the dogs years ago. I don't argue with her, it's pointless.
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Rupert, I did not realize how big they were until I was up close. Looka like we may "winter" this year in "Drippin" as they say. Maybe you can stop by and we will pop open a Lonestar, sit a spell and go for BBQ at the Salt Lick . Bob

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Bob, Rupert, et al - I have been considering getting the 645 A or FA 120 macro for my k20d (and maybe K5) for strictly macro work. Rupert, I'm curious if you have to stop this down more than a 100mm made for the smaller format camera? Seems I could save a bundle by finding this lens on ebay, or such (an A went for $200 recently) rather than the more expensive 100mm. Thanks

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