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Latest Review Posted Ricoh 28mm F2.8 Rikenon XR
I recently picked this one up from another PF member, and it far exceeded my expectations. The sharpness of this lens is downright amazing, even wide open. Stop it down to f5.6 and you'll cut your eyeballs. It's at least as sharp as my Pentax-A 1.7/50, which is no slouch in the sharpness department.

Color is well-saturated and realistically balanced, and contrast is excellent. The build quality is good, too. The aperture ring moves smoothly with solid click-stops, and the focus ring moves with a smooth, well-damped action.

In short, nothing to complain about here... About the only "cons" (if you can call them that) are that there is no "A" setting, and it's strictly manual focus.

If you're looking for a great performing and cheap 28, and you don't mind an all-manual lens, you won't be disappointed with this one.

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