Pentax smc DA 35mm F2.4 AL

Announced Sep 9, 2010 •
Prime lens | Pentax KAF | 21987

I've got this lens today by amazon and have tested it, immediatly. wow! My old Takumar 3,5/35 phantastic buidt lens, my pentax 2,8/28, love it very much, but this lens shows very high contrast, very nice colors, finest contours, still at f4.5. I'm astonished, that German test newspaper had given only half of points. this lens of 130 $ only fullfill all my wishes. very nice bokeh.It isn't necessary to sharpen images with PhSh after shooting. full 5 of 5 points. very very content with it. ...

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So, this lens is a "budget" prime, but can I make one thing clear, the performance is far from budget! Sharpness - 10/10. There is nothing wrong with its performance, and it harks back to the old mighty Takumars with its rendition. Bokeh - 9/10. Get it right is the bokeh is creamy creamy creamy. However if you do shots with lights in the background, the resultant effect is "egg Shaped". This is not a problem really, as the rest of the blur is smooth. Size - 10/10. Typical Pentax prime, small ...

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