Monthly Archives: April 2011

Sigma 105 DG macro Lens Test

As part of my search for a short telephoto prime lens, I rented the Sigma 105 DG Macro lens in the Pentax mount and walked around False Creek, Granville Island and a bit of Commercial Drive to test the lens … Continue reading

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Pentax FA 77mm Lens Part 3

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After testing the FA 77mm lens and then testing the Sigma 105mm Macro lens, I purchased the FA 77 lens. I had a few concerns about the CA/PF at wide open apertures, but figutred if I could tame the beast, … Continue reading

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Pentax FA 77mm Lens Test Part 2

The second part of the evaluation of the FA 77mm lens was to photograph a scene at different apertures and observe the CA/PF effects. I set up the camera on the tripod and photographed the scene across the street. This … Continue reading

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Pentax FA 77 Lens Test Part 1

The FA 77mm limited lens has a legendary reputation for containing “pixie dust” inside and giving the pictures a particular quality that is hard to describe, but that excites the photographer. As a long time shooter of prime lenses, and … Continue reading

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