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11-10-2010, 05:27 PM   #16
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75mm Takumar, P67 cropped to 645- Shot in 1989

The 75mm Takumar, 55mm f/4 latest and 55-100 zoom are all in a league of their own. The 45mm has more lateral color and is softer in shots where there is great detail in the distance, especially at the edge of the frame. But then again I'm not selling my 45 any time soon!

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QuoteOriginally posted by Digitalis Quote
from an optical quality point of view the 55mm f/4 is as good as it gets. From experience and what I have seen in the work of others the Pentax 67 55mm f/4 matches and in certain areas of IQ, exceeds the Zeiss equivalent.
I agree on this, especially regarding the SMC 55. Plus, the 55 can usually be picked up for a lot less than the 45.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Blue Quote
the 55 can usually be picked up for a lot less than the 45
and the 55 f/4 is a surprisingly light lens considering the camera it is designed for.
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The 45, 55 [f4>f3.5], and 75 are all very good lenses.

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