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FA* 24mm F2 5753.77%
DA 12-24mm F4 4946.23%
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10-26-2014, 02:48 AM   #1
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Lens Tournament: FA* 24mm F2 vs DA 12-24mm F4

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the knockout round of the Greatest Pentax Lens Tournament! The rules are simple: Two lenses enter. You must choose one. The winner moves to Knockout Round Two. The loser is gone. Check out the bracket here, which is based on the user nomination results.

In this round 2 wide-angle knockout match, the SMC Pentax-FA* 24mm F2 faces the SMC Pentax-DA 12-24mm F4.

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10-26-2014, 06:32 AM   #2
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It seems like the DA12-24 is one of the two zooms which get to this point, and I expect it to win this round too, based on photos and praises I've seen and heard about it.
Pity I have non of these two, but would nominate the DA12-24 based on stunning photo's I've seen from its owners.
One cons which both of them share is the big size of them, but you would expect that from a wide angle zoom or fast lens.
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Both seem to have a good reputation and though I've never tried neither I'm cheering for 24/2 for the sake of it not being a Tokina lens.
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Boring generic UWA digital zoom, vs beautifully crafted, fast, full-frame WA? I know which has my vote!

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I have both lenses and love them dearly, the sheer convenience of the zoom is such a handy thing , however when I want to really have a chance of a quality keeper I turn to the FA 24 , I think the pictures above should include the hood for the 24 as well , it looks great on my silver K3!
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