RBellavance

RBellavance

Lives in Canada near Montreal, Canada
Joined on Feb 10, 2006
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Pentax K-5II, K-7

Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5
smc Pentax-FA 35mm f/2.0 AL
Vivitar Series 1 105mm f/2.5 1:1 macro
smc Pentax-F 50mm f/1.7
smc Pentax-DA 12-24mm f/4.0
smc Pentax-FA 77mm f/1.8 Limited
smc Pentax-DA 21mm f/3.2 Limited
smc Pentax-DA 50-200mm f/4.0-5.6 ED WR
Sigma 50-150mm f/2.8 DC EX APO HSM II

Sigma EF-500 DG SUPER electronic flash
Sigma EF-530 DG SUPER electronic flash

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RBellavance: Anybody else somewhat disappointed that the 50mm is not f/1.7 ?

Ok, I should have written "surprised" instead of "disappointed"... What I meant is that Pentax "budget" 50s have always been f/1.7 before.

Direct link | Posted on Feb 8, 2012 at 12:06 UTC
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RBellavance: Anybody else somewhat disappointed that the 50mm is not f/1.7 ?

For sure, and in practice there is no real difference between f/1.8 and f/1.7. It's just that traditionally Pentax has used f/1.7...

Direct link | Posted on Feb 7, 2012 at 22:55 UTC

Anybody else somewhat disappointed that the 50mm is not f/1.7 ?

Direct link | Posted on Feb 7, 2012 at 22:41 UTC as 16th comment | 8 replies
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