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Sigma 30mm F1.4 EX DC HSM

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Sigma 30mm F1.4 EX DC HSM

Sigma 30mm F1.4 EX DC HSM Sigma 30mm F1.4 EX DC HSM
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Description:
Very fast 30mm prime, Pentax version doesn't have HSM. Photo shows it mounted on a *ist-D.

Focal Length: 30 mm
Aperture: Maximum: f/1.4; Minimum: f/16
Camera Mount Type: Pentax KAF2
Angle of View: 45
Minimum Focus Distance: 1.31ft (40 cm)
Maximunm: Magnification: 0.09x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio: 1:10.4
Groups/Elements: 7/7
Diaphragm Blades: 8
Filter Thread: 62mm
Weight: 430g
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Price: $489
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Registered: March, 2008
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Posts: 1
Lens Review Date: March 30, 2008 I can recommend this lens: Yes | Price: $400.00 | Rating: 9 

 
Pros: Extremely fast, nice and clear.
Cons: Big & heavy.

I bought this at Yodabashi in Tokyo, wrote that up here, because I wanted to do indoor shots and the *ist-D didn't have anti-shake.

Aside from being huge (heavier than the whole *ist-D body), I have been totally happy with this lens. Now that I've got a K20 I suspect it'll be mostly relegated to special-purpose situations, for example during the recent Earth Hour.

There's a bit of barrel distortion, but you'd really have to be picky to be irritated.

If you want a really fast prime for your pentax, I'm not sure there's a better one available.
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