How good is the Pentax 50mm f1.2 A lens?

Started Nov 1, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: How good is the Pentax 50mm f1.2 A lens?
In reply to Mel P, Nov 2, 2013

One thing I have found out is the Pentax-A 50/1.2 with the Pentax-F1.7X AF Adapter makes a very good autofocusing 85mm f2 lens. You set the focus to infinity on the 50/1.2 and then you can usually autofocus all day long without having to ever prefocus the lens again, unless you are shooting at a very, very close distance. It also works better on the K-5 II / K-5 IIs than it did on any of the previous Pentas DSLR cameras.


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