Upgrading normal lens

Started Oct 3, 2012 | Discussions thread
KentG Veteran Member • Posts: 4,522
Re: No need to spend big money for resolution

I agree. the Rikenon 50s lack the SMC coatings of the Pentax lenses and from experience they have an inferior contrast. An M42 Yashica Yashinon 50/1.7 I had for awhile was better than the Riks. One reason I still have my Pentax A 50/1.4 is I have yet to acquire another 50mm lens to equal or beat it. But I still have more to compare it with.

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Pentax K-5 IIs Pentax K-S1 Pentax K-1 Pentax smc D-FA 50mm F2.8 Macro Pentax FA 150-450mm F4.5-5.6 +3 more
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