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M 85mm F2 3434.69%
M 100mm F2.8 2525.51%
FA 645 120mm F4 Macro 1919.39%
FA* 28-70mm F2.8 2020.41%
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10-18-2014, 02:04 PM   #1
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Tie-breaker: M 85/2 vs M 100/2.8 vs FA 645 120/4 Macro vs FA* 28-70/2.8

We had a tie in the nomination round of the Pentax lens tournament, and that tie must now be broken! Vote for the lens you think deserves to partake in round one of the shot tele knockouts!

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10-18-2014, 02:34 PM   #2
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SMC Pentax A645 120mm F4 Macro is fantastic!
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Love my M85... well OK, really really like it
10-18-2014, 03:45 PM   #4
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Mixing up FA with the A SMC Pentax 645 120mm F4 Macro. The FA is the one people voted for, although both have similar optics. For the record, SMC Pentax FA 645 120mm F4 Macro is fantastic!

10-18-2014, 04:20 PM   #5
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The A120 Macro on the 645 is one of my favorite lenses on that platform. I don't know how often i've used it for macros, but it is a stunning lens for landscapes, especially panos.
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All these lenses are very good, but the images from the M100/2.8 (and A100/2.8) still have something special and beautiful about them.
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Yes, the M100 2.8 is an amazing lens.
10-19-2014, 03:11 AM   #8
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The 85mm is fantastic. Love mine and the 100/2.8 sits in the cupboard.

10-19-2014, 02:49 PM   #9
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FA* 28-70 still rocks...

Pretty much ALWAYS on my camera. Love it. Sharp as a tack, incredible clarity, colour rendition, and always with GREAT bokeh. Very nice portrait length with APS-C. Highly under-rated. And, since the K5, POWER ZOOM IS BACK!





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Only zoom in the bunch, and one of the best Pentax lenses EVER! Vote for ME!!!

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10-20-2014, 06:15 AM   #10
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Yay, to the M85/2 winning this. A marvellous little lens that has the magic.
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The A120 Macro on the 645 is one of my favorite lenses on that platform. I don't know how often i've used it for macros, but it is a stunning lens for landscapes, especially panos.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Jonathan Mac Quote
The 85mm is fantastic. Love mine and the 100/2.8 sits in the cupboard.
Exactly different here:

sold the 2/85 and using the 2.8/100 quite often.
The 85 being too soft wide open (up to 5.6) compared to the 100 and the Tamron 90 macro.


Besaide saying that:
The 645-lens 120 macro is superb!
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