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02-22-2013, 01:59 PM   #1
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K-30 & 43mm 1.9 - Anything to know

Hello all,

I just ordered a 43 1.9. is there anything I should know before I start shooting with it?

Thank you.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Mlcinema Quote
Hello all,

I just ordered a 43 1.9. is there anything I should know before I start shooting with it?

Thank you.
Be prepared for some really sharp shots

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QuoteOriginally posted by Mlcinema Quote
Hello all,

I just ordered a 43 1.9. is there anything I should know before I start shooting with it?

Thank you.
wide-open CA
F2.8 sharp
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You should know that this particular setup should pretty much deliver as much awesome as you can throw at it.

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It just might be better than a three wolf moon t-shirt.
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Be prepared for some really sharp shots
Excellent!
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You should know that this particular setup should pretty much deliver as much awesome as you can throw at it.
I hope I have awesomeness to throw at it.
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wide-open CA
F2.8 sharp
Amateur question. Wide-open CA????

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It just might be better than a three wolf moon t-shirt.
Now I can't wait to get my hands on it.
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Make sure the aperture ring is set on "A".
Apart from that, be prepared for all of the above. And endless joy.
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Amateur question. Wide-open CA????
Amateur Answer: Wide-open (when you set F as Fasters, F1.9, there will be Chromatic aberration. you can go this url FMI:Chromatic aberration - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
If you put any film-era lens on a digital body, generally speaking wide-open CA cannot be avoided without the help of software. in Light Room there is one single sitting just to drag-and-erase it.
And usually it is suggested just avoid F1.9 in well-lighting/high contrast environment, but using F2.8 or even F4. However in certain circumstances F1.9 is still good, like extremely dark indoor.
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Amateur Answer: Wide-open (when you set F as Fasters, F1.9, there will be Chromatic aberration. you can go this url FMI:Chromatic aberration - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
If you put any film-era lens on a digital body, generally speaking wide-open CA cannot be avoided without the help of software. in Light Room there is one single sitting just to drag-and-erase it.
And usually it is suggested just avoid F1.9 in well-lighting/high contrast environment, but using F2.8 or even F4. However in certain circumstances F1.9 is still good, like extremely dark indoor.

Great. Thank you.
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Make sure the aperture ring is set on "A".
Apart from that, be prepared for all of the above. And endless joy.
Thank you. Is the A automatic?
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A is automatic. CA wide open? Maybe in high contrast situations. In fairness even the fast DA* glass has CA.
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Thank you. Is the A automatic?
Yes. The other option is to go into the settings menu and check "enable aperture ring" (if the K-30 allows for this like the K-5 does) - then you're home and hosed either way.
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