My next lens the DA 43 ltd ?

Started Apr 28, 2013 | Discussions thread
citrontokyo Contributing Member • Posts: 812
Re: My next lens the DA 43 ltd ?

For handling and convenience, the 43 is my favorite lens: small, fast and has quick AF. Great as a walk-around lens. Mostly though, I think it's an excellent lens for shots of people, great for cramped indoor portraits.

You'll miss close focusing of the 35mm limited, and the slightly wider FOV, though. There's no reason why you can't fix up the 35 limited when you get some extra cash, and buy the 43 now if you can afford it.

I have a 28mm, 35mm and 43 mm for various "normalish" uses and love each of them. I have no plan to sell any of them.

 citrontokyo's gear list:citrontokyo's gear list
Pentax K-5 Pentax smc DA 55-300mm F4.0-5.8 ED Pentax smc DA 21mm F3.2 AL Limited Pentax smc DA 70mm F2.4 AL Limited Pentax smc FA 43mm F1.9 Limited +4 more
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