Pentax-DA 560mm F5.6 ED AW

Started Mar 28, 2013 | Discussions thread
jamesm007
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Re: Pentax-DA 560mm F5.6 ED AW
In reply to brandrx, Mar 29, 2013

For sure not a truly scientific measurement of the lens. Its only a subjective review with no hard data. But again lens are to make pics...

In making pics its great. Yes its corners may be soft at f/5.6 but one stop and they are tack sharp.  Its not a fast lens but a long lens. The color and contrast are rich; a Pentax hallmark. IMO the lens is great! But the price. Well I don't know how much it cost to make this lens. Perhaps its more of a statement from Pentax. It would fly off the shelf at the right price, and I don't think its at the right price. But that's just from my point of view. Its out of my budget.

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