SMC Pentax-F 35-70mm F3.5-4.5


samson51

Link Posted 04/11/2013 - 12:44
First of all, this is a super sharp lens at all focal lengths. It is essentially prime quality in that respect.
front cap and soft pouch included VGC
45 including P&P




PeterLovesK5

Link Posted 04/11/2013 - 17:15
Is it better then the standard one from K5 kits?
I would go for it, if it's better

samson51

Link Posted 04/11/2013 - 18:23

darkskies

Link Posted 04/11/2013 - 21:02
I have recently bought this lens and, for the price, it's a good'un. Nice and sharp.
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JAK

Link Posted 04/11/2013 - 21:23
The 35-70's are good lenses, but they have a shorter range thus lack the wider angle of the kit lens. Effectively on APS-C it gives from a standard lens to a moderate telephoto, ideal to use as a portrait lens. Handy to have ready though if you intend to get a full frame camera, film or digital.

John K
John K

samson51

Link Posted 05/11/2013 - 10:17
40 including P&P

Horst

Link Posted 05/11/2013 - 11:34
It's my favorite lens. Sharp from 35-70mm. Its light and solid build.

Regards, Horst

PLHall

Link Posted 16/04/2021 - 20:33
Just spotted this - SMC-Pentax-F-35-70mm-F3.5-4.5-Macro-Zoom... - and wondering any chance it's still for sale?

JAK

Link Posted 16/04/2021 - 21:44
I've a feeling you might be eight years too late!

I'd try eBay if I were you, they don't go for very much money.
John K
Last Edited by JAK on 16/04/2021 - 21:46

Defragged

Link Posted 17/04/2021 - 18:16
One here: https://wycameras.com/collections/pentax-k-lenses/products/pentax-af-35-70mm-f-3...

and another here: https://www.lcegroup.co.uk/Used/Pentax-SMC-35-70mm-f/3.5-4.5_298074.html
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takuman

Link Posted 17/04/2021 - 19:57
I have previously posted about this lens. Paid 19.99 for it. Works well on both K1, K70 and K3ii. I will not part with it, good performer when used in M mode for me.
Just passing thru

takuman

Link Posted 18/04/2021 - 13:23



A few quick snaps to show what a cheap lens can achieve (from K70)

Just passing thru
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