What options do we Pentaxians have for a 70-200?

Started Jun 14, 2010 | Discussions thread
wy2lam Veteran Member • Posts: 3,122
Re: What options do we Pentaxians have for a 70-200?

I don't consider the Sigma 70-200/2.8 "so-so IQ". Those from the C@n0n world have always been saying that pictures made with this lens are almost indistinguishable from 70-200L.

If you really don't like the Sigma, try Tamron - you can always return bad copies and eventually you'll get one without any focus issue.

Anirban Banerjee wrote:

Hi,

I use a Pentax K100D ( ) and an MZ-S for BW film. I really envy the Canon guys with a two zoom solution for the most used flengths, the 24-70/2.8 and the 70-200/2.8. We Pentaxians have only the Tamron and Sigma 70-200, the first known for focus issues and the second for so-so IQ. There is the FA * 80-200, but rarity rulse it out.

So, what do we have in the 70-200 range? FF is important to me.

-Anirban

  • yeah, I know, time for change, if I weren't so much into film

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