HD Pentax-FA 35mm F2 AL is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Standard Prime
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with KAF Mount
What type of photography is the HD Pentax-FA 35mm F2 AL lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the HD Pentax-FA 35mm F2 AL is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Reasons to Buy HD Pentax-FA 35mm F2 AL Lens
Here we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the HD Pentax-FA 35mm F2 AL lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Aperture Ring
| Distance Scale
| Hood supplied
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Fast Aperture
| Light weight at only 193g / 6.8 oz
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HD Pentax-FA 35mm F2 AL is compatible with cameras that have a Pentax KAF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Pentax KAF lenses are Pentax K-3 III Monochrome, Pentax KF and Pentax K-3 III.
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Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. HD Pentax-FA 35mm F2 AL has a maximum diameter of 64mm and total length of 45mm. It weighs 193g / 6.8 oz.
HD Pentax-FA 35mm F2 AL has a filter thread of 49mm. Below are links to the filters that we recommend you to consider for your HD Pentax-FA 35mm F2 AL:
HD Pentax-FA 35mm F2 AL has a fixed focal length of 35mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 52.5mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
HD Pentax-FA 35mm F2 AL has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.17x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.3m. 0.17x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
HD Pentax-FA 35mm F2 AL has a max aperture of F2 and a minimum aperture of F22.
HD Pentax-FA 35mm F2 AL's optical formula consists of 6 elements in 5 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- Hybrid aspherical elements
- SP and HD coatings
HD Pentax-FA 35mm F2 AL comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
HD Pentax-FA 35mm F2 AL is available in color.
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