With a maximum aperture of F2.4, the new Pentax 35mm lens offers a bright, clear viewfinder image and allows the photographer to use faster shutter speeds under poor lighting conditions to minimize the risk of camera shake and subject shake. The compact, lightweight design makes it highly maneuverable in various shooting conditions and easy to carry anywhere
Incorporating a hybrid aspherical optical element in its optics, the Pentax DA 35mm lens delivers high-quality images with enhanced sharpness and contrast, from minimum focusing distance to infinity, and assures exceptional image-resolving power with outstanding brightness levels even at the edges (even at an open aperture) while effectively compensating various aberrations to a minimum. It is treated with the Pentax-original Ghostless Coating to minimize the adverse effects of flare and ghost images, assuring true-to-life images even under demanding conditions such as harsh backlighting.
smc Pentax DA 35mm F2.4 AL lens : Pentax announces the smc Pentax DA 35mm F2.4 AL, standard lens designed exclusively for use with Pentax digital SLR cameras. This new Pentax 35mm lens is versatile enough to be used with a wide range of subjects and applications for high-resolution images with edge-to-edge sharpness. It is a perfect choice for digital SLR beginners to familiarize themselves with the basics of using interchangeable lenses. Mounted on a Pentax digital SLR camera body, this standard lens offers an angle of view equivalent to a 53.5mm lens in the 35mm format for a natural, comfortable perspective similar to the naked eye for a variety of subjects and applications, including snapshots, landscape and portrait.|
The Pentax 35mm Limited lens is driven by Pentax’s traditional in-body focus rather than the in-lens focus system. This typically means focus is a little slower than lenses with their own built-in focus motors, but the DA 35mm Limited is so small and light weight that it still focuses reasonably fast. Still, considering that the full focus range is from 0.456 inches to infinity, it takes a while for this lens to find correct focus if it hunts in low light environments, especially.
Pentax DA 35mm lens price & availability
With a maximum aperture of F2.4, the new Pentax 35mm lens offers a bright, clear viewfinder image and allows the photographer to use faster shutter speeds under poor lighting conditions to minimize the risk of camera shake and subject shake. The compact, lightweight design of the 35mm lens makes it highly manoeuvrable in various shooting conditions and easy to carry anywhere Pentax-original SP (Super Protect) Coating applied to the front surface to repel dust, water and grease. The Pentax 35mm lens will ship in October for $219.95 USD.