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Latest Review Posted SMC Pentax-DA 12-24mm F4 ED AL [IF]
I have this lens recently. I bought it by accident. But when I tried to photograph them, I was pleasantly impressed with the results.
The lens has a good color reproduction. And good sharpness of photos. Sharpness is better at 11-15mm focal length, already at open aperture values.
The focal length of this lens is quite convenient on cropped cameras. The lens can shoot groups of people. But it is not intended for this. Its purpose is photography of landscapes, street photography, interior and architectural photography, night photography.
Surprisingly, this lens has more or less normal bokeh. In any case, the bokeh of this lens is not annoying. Bokeh is not easy to get. Because the lens has a very large depth of sharply depicted space.
When shooting with covered aperture values ​​(8-11 +) lights and other light sources at night get beautiful rays.
For interesting pictures with this lens, it is advisable to use a photo tripod.
The lens hood is also very desirable to always use. It not only cuts off the extra light.
 Rays due to which glare may occur. But it also increases the overall contrast of the photos.
Buy a protective filter for the front lens of this lens. The diameter of the lens is large and expensive filters for it. But filters are needed to protect the front lens of the lens, which has a large diameter.
Auto focus at the lens is fast, accurate and produces little noise.
I compared this lens with 16-45 F4. At a focal length of 16mm. 12-24 ...

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