Pentax D FA* 70-200mm F2.8ED DC AW User Reviews

Announced Feb 4, 2015 •
Telephoto zoom lens | Pentax KAF3 | 21330
robbo d

Holy Cow !!! I say to myself when I view it in the flesh .... or words to that effect. That's massive........... and it is one seriously large and heavy piece of kit: But Does size really matter ??? Boy does it deliver IQ, with some serious DA*50-135 pixie dust thrown in, however this thing does actually auto focus - not mega fast - but just like the 50-135 should have done at the very least. So It's not blindingly quick and I must say that initial reaction was; I've spent this much and I'm ...

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I use this lens on K5II, and I am very impressed with its image quality. The sharpness is incredibly high, 2.8 is just a tiny bit softer than stepped down, but still beyond my expectations and a completely working aperture. Color reproduction is great. Aberrations are very well controlled, with very tiny signs on very contrast edges. Out-of focus areas are blurred very nicely, giving a pleasant look to pictures. I cannot judge on autofocus speed because K5II is not the fastest camera in ...

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