Will DFA 100mm macro & HD DA 1.4x AW AF Converter work well together?

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PortrayingLife Regular Member • Posts: 100
Re: Will DFA 100mm macro & HD DA 1.4x AW AF Converter work well together?

Sjak wrote:

Thanks, I'll keep the 1.7* in mind too! They seem to have become quite expensive though, so it'll have to wait till later...

One other advantage of the 1.4* is that it's also WR. But the vignetting (on K-1) means it's only suitable for details and close-up/macro-work, not e.g. landscape.

I found the 1.7 to be too old-fashioned, fiddly, and fussy when paired to my AF and MF lenses... so I sold it.

As to ways to deal with the vignette of the 1.4 and loss of an f/ stop on the K-1, just shoot in square format and you enter the Hassy zone.


Plus leave your wide-angle lens at home, add a good tripod+pano mount and get better results by shooting longer exposure square format pano landscapes.



The HD 1.4 TC adds great flexibility to my kit. Might do the same for you.

Cheers, and enjoy the season... M

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