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05-08-2017, 05:54 AM   #1
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New 90mm Macro

Hi Guys,
I just bit the bullet and bought a slightly used

Pentax DFA 645 HD 2,8 / 90 mm ED AR SR Macro.

do you guys have any feedback or comments on this one?

Hope that I'll use it enough to justify the expense...


got the lens, but AF has delay, before it starts. it's about 1/2 sec before it works, then it's quite quick.
can anybody check theirs, if they got the same behaviour, I gotta decide, if I send it back. it's a bit annoying for portraiture, and that's what it's for, in my book.

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05-08-2017, 07:47 AM   #2
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it's excellent. in the superb category for 645
05-08-2017, 08:18 AM   #3
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Excellent - love it - slightly better (coating!) than the 120 - congrats!
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Yes, that it's awesome! It's a wonderful lens.

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Congratulations, it's a beautiful lens!
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I'll echo the's got Zeiss-like qualities.
05-08-2017, 01:11 PM   #7
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I agree, the most outstanding 645 lens. It rivals the Zeiss Otus 85mm in terms of sharpness, but has less micro-contrast I would say.

05-08-2017, 05:39 PM   #8
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I'm sorely tempted to get one myself for more telephoto landscape shots but am also concerned I wont use it enough to justify the expense. I'm sure you will enjoy it though!


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