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05-04-2016, 06:06 PM   #31
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QuoteOriginally posted by Wheatfield Quote
The A20/2.8 seems a bit small, but the A24/2.8 fits nicely.
Isn't the 24mm smaller than the 20mm? Or am I confused?

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I'm pretty sure the OP is really looking for lenses that are *light*, to *offset* the weight of the K-1. "Balance off" was probably a poor choice of words.

But I agree. Every lens I have tried on the K-1 feels goooood
Thank you Sandy, yes it was a poor choice of wards and yes, I am looking for combination of hi quality and light weight.
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Just came home from Kenspo, and these two are OK on K-1. Tried FA24 and FA20 as well, and so far Im impressed
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If you want light weight, look no further:


Just with regards to image quality though, I'd stick the FA43 on your list.... (It's small, and brilliant)


The FA28 f2.8 is pretty small, an improvement over the older 'A' and 'M' variants, and can be had quite cheaply. The FA31 is much better admittedly, but it's bigger, and costs a lot.

The FA77 is pretty much the gold standard of portrait primes on Pentax (unless you are lucky enough to have sold your left leg for an A*/FA* 85mm f1.4). If you want a lower cost option, then a DA70 f2.4 limited is worth considering (It's about the same size as the FA43). It's not strictly a full frame lens, but it does cover the FF sensor (you may need to remove the lens hood though)

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Thank you DagT, These are very useful FL in my work too.
Thank you Robthebloke too. The 28mm looks neat but my preference will be the 31mm and 24mm rather than 28mm. Re. my left leg, no one will buy it in its current state. How about the right leg? ;-)
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