Opinions sought for low cost lenses for Pentax K5

Started Sep 30, 2012 | Discussions thread
awaldram
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Re: Opinions sought for low cost lenses for Pentax K5
In reply to hanhait, Oct 1, 2012

hanhait wrote:

1.7/50 for some $30 is maybe the maximum in performance/price you can get. 100 mm f/4 macro for $100 is close to that.

You should be able to pick up an old tessar 50mm m42 for under $10 and an adpater for a few bucks.

That will deliver the cheapest sharpest image for price.
This is the Helios 44 (58mm f2) brought for £6 from memory.

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