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10-07-2016, 08:41 AM   #151
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Archimedes, you have a typo in the second set of images:

"For comparison's sake, here's the DA 50mm f/1.8:

DA* 55m f/1.8 at f/1.8, DA* 55m f/1.8 at f/2.0, DA* 55m f/1.8 at f/2.8"

That threw me off when I scrolled up into it.

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QuoteOriginally posted by JinDesu Quote
Archimedes, you have a typo in the second set of images:

"For comparison's sake, here's the DA 50mm f/1.8:

DA* 55m f/1.8 at f/1.8, DA* 55m f/1.8 at f/2.0, DA* 55m f/1.8 at f/2.8"

That threw me off when I scrolled up into it.
Thanks, fixed! I hadn't had coffee yet.
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I have used the DA *55 on a K-1 for a little while now. I would say that at f1.4 the corners are really weak. At f2, it is usable. Most of what I have shot has been landscape and so I am stopped down a lot.


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I have used the DA *55 on a K-1 for a little while now. I would say that at f1.4 the corners are really weak. At f2, it is usable. Most of what I have shot has been landscape and so I am stopped down a lot.

That's a heck of a shot, lovely!

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All lenses are best stopped down ... I reckon f2 is great on the DA*55, with good bokeh, central sharpness and 3D background separation possibilities.

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Here are a couple of full frame shots with the K-1 and the DA *55.

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f14



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A couple of shots taken with the DA*55/1.4 plus a 25mm AF extension tube on the K1 mkII



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I bought a used copy of this lens a little over a month ago and have become smitten by it...





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QuoteOriginally posted by pepperberry farm Quote
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Just all round excellent photography, Pepperberry Farm. I like all the photos in your series, but particularly the first photo of the netting and the eighth photo of the balls of yarn, this one reminds me of my grandmother and her yarn supply, many years ago.
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Just all round excellent photography, Pepperberry Farm. I like all the photos in your series, but particularly the first photo of the netting and the eighth photo of the balls of yarn, this one reminds me of my grandmother and her yarn supply, many years ago.
thank you - the spider web series is one of my favorites...and there's always yarn about when you're married to a knitter...
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