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09-08-2011, 05:20 PM - 1 Like   #1
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SMC Pentax A 50mm F1.7 Samples

For my money the best value prime out there (maybe because I've never shot the 1.4 version ).

09-09-2011, 06:42 AM   #2
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Great photos. Definitely A50 f1.7 is a great tool. But in this case it is more of photographer's eye.
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Just bought this lens in addition to the M version. I have to say, in terms of build quality if anything the A is slightly better, and I have notice no optical difference.

The previous two pics are straight to jpeg conversions. The one below is CROPPED and SHARPENED!

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The A 50mm F1.7 is my first ever prime lens. I like it a lot!
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Reunited with an old friend

I bought my A 50mm 1.7 with an ME Super in 1980. I used it in college then packed it away until I bought an Olympus OM-D EM-5 and discovered how easy it is to use legacy lenses. I found the Pentax in a file drawer. Bought a $12 adapter and rediscovered what a fantastic prime this is.
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subcribed in anticipation of receiving this in the mail this week or next.

08-08-2014, 09:08 PM - 1 Like   #8
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I can already tell I'm going to like this lens a lot.

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I've only been using this lens for a few days, so far so good.

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