Pentax D-FA 100mm F2.8 Macro is a Fixed aperture Auto Focus (AF) Macro Prime
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage, and it is designed to be used with Pentax KAF mount cameras.
What type of photography is the Pentax D-FA 100mm F2.8 Macro lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Pentax D-FA 100mm F2.8 Macro is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
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Reasons to Buy Pentax smc D-FA 100mm F2.8 macro Lens
Here, we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Pentax smc D-FA 100mm F2.8 macro lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Aperture Ring
| Distance Scale
| DoF(Depth of Field) Scale
| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Covers Full-Frame Sensor
|8 Diaphragm Blades
| High Max Magnification ratio of 1x
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Pentax D-FA 100mm F2.8 Macro is compatible with cameras that have Pentax KAF lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Pentax KAF lenses are Pentax KF, Pentax K-3 III and Pentax K-1 II.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Pentax D-FA 100mm F2.8 Macro has a maximum diameter of 68mm and total length of 81mm. It weighs 345g / 12.2 oz.
Pentax D-FA 100mm F2.8 Macro has a filter thread of 49mm.
Pentax D-FA 100mm F2.8 Macro has a fixed focal lenght of 100mm. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 150mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Pentax D-FA 100mm F2.8 Macro doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Pentax D-FA 100mm F2.8 Macro has a Max Magnification Ratio of 1x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.3m.
Pentax D-FA 100mm F2.8 Macro has a max aperture of F2.8 and a minimum aperture of F32.0.
Pentax D-FA 100mm F2.8 Macro's optical formula consists of 9 elements in 8 groups .
Popular Comparisons of Pentax D-FA 100mm F2.8 Macro
Here is the eight most popular comparisons of Pentax D-FA 100mm F2.8 Macro amongst Camera Decision readers.