A new lens and a stunning photo!

Discussion in 'Landscape & Cityscape' started by Mo, Feb 4, 2006.

  1. Mo

    Mo TPF Noob!

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    I've recently added the SMC-Pentax DA Limited 40mm 'Pancake' lens to my collection, following up the 40mm 'Pancake' I had from the M series.

    I went out to get some snaphots, and here is what I came up with:

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    And the lens looks like this:

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    Impressive, isn't it? That tiny lens is extremely sharp!

    View more of my photography at www.mosphotos.com
     
  2. Mack

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    woah! that is a great shot and so crisp and sharp:eek:
     
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    sweet, never seen a lens like it. Good stuff.
     
  4. Mo

    Mo TPF Noob!

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    I'm pretty sure that this lens is and has been unique to Pentax only, which, in my opinion, is the best SLR camera make.
     
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    o_O wow that's fantastic. Verrry sharp and clear. Quite a lens you got there ^^ lol
     
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    DAmn that lens is small :D nice shot!
     
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    That lens is amazing and so sharp, how many elements has it got?
     
  8. Mo

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    It has 5 elements in 4 groups, and 9 aperture blades. :D

    It is even exactly the same optically as the M-version of this lens from 1976, save the coating type and the number of blades.
     
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    Nice. Im amazed by the size of the lens!
     
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    I can see why it's called a pancake lense :pGreat shot.
     
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    great picture and great lens
     

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