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10-01-2016, 06:16 PM   #1
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77/1.8 on the K-1

I am blown away with the magnificent 77mm on the K-1. The rendering is just superb and the depth in the images just sublime

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10-01-2016, 06:59 PM   #2
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77/1.8 on the K-1

At the Farmer's Market with the K-1 & The 77/1.8
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10-01-2016, 08:40 PM   #3
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77MM on K1

Just got my 77MM, put it on my K1...blown away with it's rendering...also love the 31MM on the K1...now thinking the 43MM should be next....
10-01-2016, 09:07 PM   #4
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QuoteOriginally posted by asahi67 Quote
Just got my 77MM, put it on my K1...blown away with it's rendering...also love the 31MM on the K1...now thinking the 43MM should be next....
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also my other lenses are excellent on K-1, not only FA77 :-)

Sigma 24-70/2,8 IF EX DG HSM, 70mm/f2,8
http://www.imagehosting.cz/images/imgp5858.jpg
Pentax FA31/1,8 Limited, f1,8
http://www.imagehosting.cz/images/imgp1472.jpg
Pentax FA43/1,9 Limited, f2,2
http://www.imagehosting.cz/images/imgp7971.jpg
Pentax FA77/1,8 Limited, f1,8
http://www.imagehosting.cz/images/imgp8669.jpg
Pentax SMC M135/3,5, f11
http://www.imagehosting.cz/images/imgp8906.jpg
Pentax DA*200/2,8 SDM, f2,8
http://www.imagehosting.cz/images/imgp7542.jpg
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QuoteOriginally posted by lennyl Quote
also my other lenses are excellent on K-1, not only FA77 :-)
Please embed your photos so we can see them directly without jumping to another page for each image you can do so by cliking the button Insert Image (the one with the tiny mountain and sun icon)
The photos are great, btw
10-02-2016, 07:06 AM   #7
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Yeah I agree, the 77mm is amazing on the K-1, after the sigma 35mm f1.4 ART its my go to lens.
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10-03-2016, 02:29 AM   #8
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I have used all 3 of the FA Limiteds on the K1. They really produce great photos.

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The 77 is indeed impressive. I've never tried it on the K-3, since I only just purchased it (lucky find on Kijiji). I really like the results, but at the risk of being labeled a heretic I don't find it superior to the DFA 100 macro WR for portraits. I haven't seriously used it for long periods, however, my current review is time-consuming.
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QuoteOriginally posted by bdery Quote
I don't find it superior to the DFA 100 macro WR for portraits
I think it's not as sharp as DFA100 macro, it is smoother with the f1.8 though, and the color rendering might be very different. The DFA100 macro is also called unofficially "Limited" by many Pentaxians so they are in the same league
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QuoteOriginally posted by redcat Quote
I think it's not as sharp as DFA100 macro, it is smoother with the f1.8 though, and the color rendering might be very different. The DFA100 macro is also called unofficially "Limited" by many Pentaxians so they are in the same league
I completely agree that the DFA macro WR should be called Limited. It even has the same body style (ridges, lettering, DOF scale, etc) as a FA limited.

I think some of my reservations might come from inexperience. I might not yet know how to better use it, to get the most out of it. Bokeh with the 77 is superb, but more busy than with the macro.

So it's undecided if I'll keep it or not.
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QuoteOriginally posted by bdery Quote
So it's undecided if I'll keep it or not.
I think the busy background is because of the distance between the subject and the background, please keep the FA77 for a little while you might fall in love with its rendering
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I'm also a fan. Good stuff!
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QuoteOriginally posted by lennyl Quote
also my other lenses are excellent on K-1, not only FA77 :-)

Sigma 24-70/2,8 IF EX DG HSM, 70mm/f2,8
http://www.imagehosting.cz/images/imgp5858.jpg
Pentax FA31/1,8 Limited, f1,8
http://www.imagehosting.cz/images/imgp1472.jpg
Pentax FA43/1,9 Limited, f2,2
http://www.imagehosting.cz/images/imgp7971.jpg
Pentax FA77/1,8 Limited, f1,8
http://www.imagehosting.cz/images/imgp8669.jpg
Pentax SMC M135/3,5, f11
http://www.imagehosting.cz/images/imgp8906.jpg
Pentax DA*200/2,8 SDM, f2,8
http://www.imagehosting.cz/images/imgp7542.jpg
Great pictures!
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Taken with FA 77mm F1.8 Limited @ F5.0
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