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05-05-2016, 05:03 AM   #1636
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QuoteOriginally posted by hangman43 Quote
MT Shooter is also saying the 70-200 is also built by Tamron not sure about either point
The AF is too slow to be made by Tamron. Its definitely made by Ricoh.

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70-200 is 100% Pentax.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Winder Quote
The AF is too slow to be made by Tamron. Its definitely made by Ricoh.
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I think they said that the 70-200 is fast using the k-1.

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Both the 24-70 and 70-200 is faster and sharper on the K-1 then on K-3II
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Not unfounded. I own it and it is slow on my K-3. K-1 will be here today and I will test it out.
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Not unfounded. I own it and it is slow on my K-3. K-1 will be here today and I will test it out.
don't bother, just buy Canon or Nikon. Bye bye
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QuoteOriginally posted by Winder Quote
The AF is too slow to be made by Tamron. Its definitely made by Ricoh.
I tried DFA 70-200 K-1 today and it was very fast.

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QuoteOriginally posted by DagT Quote
I tried DFA 70-200 K-1 today and it was very fast.
K-1 arrived today. So far I have only used my Sigma 85mm and it is noticeably quicker on the K-1 than the K-3. I'll have more time to test it tomorrow with other lenses. I need to go through the manual and settings and get everything the way I want it and figure out what has changed. So far I'm pretty impressed.

The 31mm LTD is finally at home. So happy to get that back on an FF with AF.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Winder Quote

The 31mm LTD is finally at home.
Nice.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Winder Quote
K-1 arrived today. So far I have only used my Sigma 85mm and it is noticeably quicker on the K-1 than the K-3. I'll have more time to test it tomorrow with other lenses. I need to go through the manual and settings and get everything the way I want it and figure out what has changed. So far I'm pretty impressed.

The 31mm LTD is finally at home. So happy to get that back on an FF with AF.
K1 + Sigma 85 + FA 31. Wow. Dreaming combo..
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QuoteOriginally posted by Winder Quote
K-1 arrived today. So far I have only used my Sigma 85mm and it is noticeably quicker on the K-1 than the K-3. I'll have more time to test it tomorrow with other lenses. I need to go through the manual and settings and get everything the way I want it and figure out what has changed. So far I'm pretty impressed.

The 31mm LTD is finally at home. So happy to get that back on an FF with AF.
Please post some photos with that combo !!! I have the fa31 but not the k1 yet
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Please post some photos with that combo !!! I have the fa31 but not the k1 yet
It's so nice to have it back to giving me a 31mm perspective. I never cared for the DA 21mm.

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It's so nice to have it back to giving me a 31mm perspective.
Great demonstration of the marvel that is the FA 31/1.8 Ltd
(not diminishing your photographer's skills for one bit).

Anyone remember Ned Bunnell stating that we may be disappointed with the FA Ltds on an FF DSLR?
I knew back then that he either didn't know what he was talking about or knowingly was economical with the truth in order to defend the "APS-C only" stance back then.
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Great demonstration of the marvel that is the FA 31/1.8 Ltd
(not diminishing your photographer's skills for one bit).

Anyone remember Ned Bunnell stating that we may be disappointed with the FA Ltds on an FF DSLR?
I knew back then that he either didn't know what he was talking about or knowingly was economical with the truth in order to defend the "APS-C only" stance back then.
I was concerned about how well they would perform. I have been very happy with how the 31mm performs. I like the uncorrected look of the lens. My 31mm is very sharp in the center even at F/1.8 and at F/8 even the edge to edge is excellent.

The skin tones of the K-1 have been the biggest improvement. The K-3 RAW files were always a challenge when it came to getting accurate skin tones and having pinks bleed to magenta.
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