I can recommend this lens: Yes |
| Rating: 9
Small; well built
This is the original Takumar 35mm lens that came out about the same time the Pentax 'AP' was released. I have seen conflicting reports on whether it has 4 elements in 4 groups or 5 elements in 4 groups. AOHC says its the latter but I tend to think its 4/4. My copy weighs in at slightly under 133 g without the caps. I will post images of this lens and samples later. I like this lens as much as I do the Auto Tak 35mm f3.5 and that is saying something. This is a very nice looking lens and is unbelievably small even compared to the Auto Tak 35mm f3.5 which is smaller than its Super Tak successor. This lens performs very well on APS-c, especially when using the hood for the Auto-Tak 55mm f1.8 'Zebra' lens with which it shares the 46m filter threads like many of the early Takumar lenses.
DA 21mm ltd for size comparison
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