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HD Pentax-DA 55-300MM F4.5-6.3 ED PLM WR RE for 306 EUR
Posted By: beholder3, 11-18-2016, 02:53 AM

I just ordered one for my K-1 as light travel tele option (I can live with shaded corners for tele).

HD Pentax-DA 55-300MM F4.5-6.3 ED PLM WR RE: Camera & Photo

Including shipping to Germany it is between 306 and 314 EUR.
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11-18-2016, 03:31 AM   #2
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Regarding the FF coverage of this lens: there are dark corners at 55mm, with the severity intensifying up to about 100mm, where much of the frame beyond APS-C is black. As you zoom in, things clear up nicely, and by 300mm you only have a hint of black in the very corners.

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Yes and I (probaly as most others) use zooms 90% at the end of the zoom ranges. This lens I actually intend to use at 300mm mostly.
I tried it out on photokina and I did like the image quality at 300mm on the K-1.
I am sure, no other light and fast WR option in the same price/performance ratio will show up anytime soon.
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Given the similarity of their ranges, I wonder if a fix is available for this lens, in the same manner as for the DA*60-250.


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