Pentax smc DA 50mm F1.8

Announced May 21, 2012 •
Prime lens | Pentax KAF | 22177
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By: kalerab (4 months ago)
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I've recently abandoned my old system, and started from scratch with Pentax K-70,  DA 50/1.8, DA 55-300 PLM, and Sigma 17-50/2.8. So far I'm satisfied with all of them, however, I've found a funny issue with the viewfinder.  Normally, the info in the bottom part of the viewfinder goes off after some idle time, and becomes visible again when the operation commences. I use the Fx1 button to change the AF point. The issue is that when I change the AF point while the info bar is off, the info...
By: Bernie3 (Mar 31, 2015)
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I have the FA 50 f/1.4 and K5IIs and plan to stick with APC. I could sell the FA 50 and purchase a DA 50 f/1.8. Would the DA 50 f/1.8 be better?  Is the DA sharper edge to edge? Bernie
By: kirkt3 (Apr 17, 2014)
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Will the Pentax 50mm lens fit a Samsung NX300 with or without an adapter ring?
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I'm on the eve of purchasing my first DSLR, a Pentax K-30 with the 18-55m WR kit lens. I would like to complement this with a prime lens. I've narrowed it down to a Pentax DA 50mm f1.8 or Rokinon 85mm f1.4. The main use will be a general purpose carry around with an emphasis on outdoors. I'm comfortable with manual focusing. Both seem to get good reviews, so I'm more interested on how they perform on this specific camera and which will be more versatile for everyday shooting and occasional...
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