CP+ Rumor Roundup.....

Started Feb 4, 2014 | Questions thread
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Re: CP+ Rumor Roundup.....

yardcoyote wrote:

A belated but sincere thank you for your advice-- I ordered the FA 50mm f/1.4 this afternoon from KEH. I'm very anxious to see how it works for my specific applications.

I'm confident you will be pleased with the lens.

http://www.luminous-landscape.com/columns/sm-02-11-24.shtml

One thing to be aware of though, the front element is very exposed. You need a hood at all times to protect it from veiling flare (reduced contrast). A standard 49mm metal or collapsible rubber hood will help, but I highly recommend a telephoto hood. I have both, along with the funky looking Pentax rectangular hood. The rubber hood is very compact, the rectangular hood looks very cool, and the metal hood provides the best protection by far.

I bought this one because of the low price, and it includes a front cap.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Metal-Telephoto-49mm-Screw-in-Lens-Hood-gift-Cap-for-all-49-lens-camera-/380654648355?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item58a0c8fc23

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