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'Two words: Prime Lens'

24 Aug 2009 | mloskot

Today, during a short trip to Watford, I was testing my new gadget brought to me by weihnachtsmann called eBay (but he asked for ten pints of proper lager, what a tank!). It is prime lens SMC PENTAX-A 1:2 50 mm. It’s an old lens but it’s a superb piece of optical craft dated between 1985 and 1998. No modern rubbish plastic. Pure metal classic!

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After first five shots taken in darknesses of the night and the Underground, my conclusion is quite simple, the kit lens Pentax SMC-DA 18-55mm that comes with Pentax K10D body belongs to a trash bin. Pentax prime lens rock and it’s not British, it’s Japanese :-)

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