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07-13-2014, 06:10 PM   #1
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Multiple Pentax Lenses, Manual vs. Kit Lens.

Just to share, I did a quick lens test this morning by shooting a coffee cup with different lenses. I was curious to see how the "kit lens" stacked up against an array of vintage, manual lenses. These were all hand held, so the angle may vary. The exposure was the same across all the shots... Pentax k-x, f5.6, ISO1600, Shutter @ 100.

Lenses: DAL 18-55mm, SMC M 28mm, SMC M 50mm, SMC M 1:4 100mm Macro, SMC A 135mm

Kit Lens -- Pentax DAL 18-55mm

Pentax SMC M 1:2.8 28mm

Pentax SMC M 1:1.7 50mm

Pentax SMC M 1:4 100mm Macro

Pentax SMC A 1:2.8 135mm

Just an experiment, to share.


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Near as I can tell, they are all perfectly equivalent!!!

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