Pentax smc DA 50mm F1.8

Announced May 21, 2012 •
Prime lens | Pentax KAF
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Review of Pentax 50mm f/1.8 SMC DA
By: SLR Gear

There's not much to add that our tests don't already show: it's an inexpensive lens that fills a gap in Pentax's lineup. Stopped down, it provides excellent results for sharpness, but many people will be buying it for its ability to shoot at ƒ/1.8, where it offers only mediocre performance. If you need to shoot at wide apertures, you are better served with Pentax's more expensive options; if...

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