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04-27-2018, 05:27 AM - 1 Like   #4981
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04-27-2018, 10:57 PM   #4982
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QuoteOriginally posted by Jonathan Mac Quote
A nice two-shot summary to show the versatility of the amazing DA 35mm limited.
Fully agree.

The DA35 Ltd is often dismissed as only being useful for macro work.

Not true.

I've found it also good for walk-around.

As you said, versatile indeed. One of my personally most-used lenses.
04-27-2018, 11:36 PM   #4983
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QuoteOriginally posted by KDAFA Quote
Fully agree.

The DA35 Ltd is often dismissed as only being useful for macro work.

Not true.

I've found it also good for walk-around.

As you said, versatile indeed. One of my personally most-used lenses.
I think people tend to pigeon-hole any lens with "macro" in it's name as a purely macro lens but I rarely use mine for true macro and I'd say that it's the most flexible lens that I own, good for just about any type of photography, possibly along with the Fujinon 35/1.4 which gains two stops but lacks macro.

It's very easy to get used to essentially not having a minimum focus distance on a normal lens like the 35mm limited, so much so that when I'm using another lens I might get a little frustrated when I'm unable to close-focus on something.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Jonathan Mac Quote
I think people tend to pigeon-hole any lens with "macro" in it's name as a purely macro lens but I rarely use mine for true macro and I'd say that it's the most flexible lens that I own, good for just about any type of photography, possibly along with the Fujinon 35/1.4 which gains two stops but lacks macro.

It's very easy to get used to essentially not having a minimum focus distance on a normal lens like the 35mm limited, so much so that when I'm using another lens I might get a little frustrated when I'm unable to close-focus on something.
I feel the same about my Pentax-D FA 50mm f 2.8 macro. Stunning sharpness makes it useful in many roles.

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Gosh, you are well ahead of us here. Bare dirt in the fields thus far.
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