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Posts tagged FoV

Epic Olympus E-M5 OM-D User Review

To me the Olympus OM-D marks the tipping point where the Micro Four Thirds format made the leap from a good idea in theory to a good idea in practice.

Pentax FA 31mm f/1.8 AL Limited observations

I was playing around last week with a Pentax FA 31mm f/1.8 AL Limited lens on my K10D and I thought I would do a quick FoV (field of view) and IQ (image quality) comparison between it and my Pentax FA 35mm f/2.0 AL lens. Here’s what I found:

Pentax SMCP-DA 35mm f/2.8 Macro Limited User Review

Ever since I started shooting DSLRs with APS-C sized sensors I have struggled to find the perfect go-to lens for the majority of my photos. I love the speed and image quality of my old A series 50mm f/1.7 but the lack of autofocus and relatively tight F0V (75mm equiv.) makes it less than ideal [...]

new toy

Mr. UPS brought my new Pentax FA 35mm f/2 AL lens today. It has an equivalent field of view on my K10d of 52.5mm, making it the closest you can get to a real “fast fifty” FoV on a Pentax DSLR. This lens has been discontinued by Pentax so I figured I’d better snap one [...]

Pentax SMCP-DA* 16-50mm f/2.8 ED AL (IF) SDM user review

My friend Stephen loaned me his Pentax SMCP-DA* 16-50mm f/2.8 ED AL (IF) SDM lens so I could put it through its paces and compare it to my kit lens (SMCP-DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL). If you don’t know already, Pentax’s DA* (”D-A-star”) line of lenses are their highest quality zooms. They feature very high quality [...]