Size between Sony 30mm and Pentax 35mm Macro (1 pic) ???

Started Oct 2, 2011 | Discussions thread
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Size between Sony 30mm and Pentax 35mm Macro (1 pic) ???


when i saw posted here a photo of the size of the new Sony 30mm/3.5 Macro vs the kit 18-55mm by Pam, i found it big.

Since i own the Pentax DA35mm/2.8 Macro Ltd and the Sony 18-55mm, i took a photo of both side by side without any lens cap on.

Pentax is known to be good to design small Prime lenses.

Sure the Sony is a 30mm/3.5 and Pentax is a 35mm/2.8 and both focus at 1:1 and at about the same distance.

I would have think that the Sony would have been smaller since it's designed for a mirrorless camera ?

I'm i wrong here ?

Just curious !

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