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12-28-2014, 08:58 PM   #1
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Pentax 67 wide lens for traveling

Hi Im thinking to purchase Pentax 67 wide lens for city and landscape while I'll travel around other country.

I was thinking to choose 45mm but this lens seem to be too wide for cityscape.

45, 55, 75, and etc would be my choices... Which one should I get it for traveling photography?

12-28-2014, 09:31 PM   #2
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I'd go with either the 45 or 55mm. The 75 is close to a "normal" lens.
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55mm is my vote
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Here is one using the Super Takumar 1:3.5 /55 mm (posted before here I think)
It is on a Speed Graphic with an RH8, so a little bit wider frame than the P67.
Fuji 400H and PrimeFilm120Pro
https://app.box.com/s/zz9woy21e7vmfydsc3ux
It is quite a monster with its rectangular metal hood ( needed to protect the 105mm front glass) and I would be reluctant to walk around populated city streets with it.

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Pretty much any 6x7 medium format lens you multiply by 0.56 and you'll get the diagonal 35mm (rough) equivalent.
i.e. 45mm x 0.56 = 25.2mm (round down to 24mm)
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The 45/4 is about as compact (sans hood) as 6x7 lenses get. I like mine.
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