Pentax 35mm F2.4 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 Pentax KAF mount cameras.
What type of photography is the Pentax 35mm F2.4 AL lens good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use the Pentax 35mm F2.4 AL is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated its suitability to various photography scenarios:
Reasons to Buy Pentax smc DA 35mm F2.4 AL Lens
Here, we've included a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of the Pentax smc DA 35mm F2.4 AL lens in a list form to help you determine whether it offers the features you need.
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| Full-time Manual Focusing
| Light weight at only 124g / 4.4 oz
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Pentax 35mm F2.4 AL 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 KP.
Size, Weight and Filter Thread
Size and weight is a very important decision factor when searching for your next lens. Pentax 35mm F2.4 AL has a maximum diameter of 63mm and total length of 45mm. It weighs 124g / 4.4 oz.
Pentax 35mm F2.4 AL has a filter thread of 49mm.
Pentax 35mm F2.4 AL has a fixed focal lenght of 35mm which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 52.5mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Optical Image Stabilization
Pentax 35mm F2.4 AL 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 35mm F2.4 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.
Pentax 35mm F2.4 AL has a max aperture of F2.4 and a minimum aperture of F22.0.
Pentax 35mm F2.4 AL's optical formula consists of 6 elements in 5 groups . Special elements used in this design is 1 hybrid aspherical element.
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