your favourite k-mount street lens is? ...


Conqueror

Link Posted 26/01/2014 - 21:13
your favourite k-mount street lens is? ...
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QuestionableCarrot

Link Posted 26/01/2014 - 21:29
Love the M 28mm 2.8



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kh1234567890

Link Posted 26/01/2014 - 22:46
DA21, no contest. With the funny lens hood people think that you have your lens cap on



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kingfisher

Link Posted 03/02/2014 - 05:25
my favorite was K20/4 and DA70/2.4....now replaced by FA20-35/4

LennyBloke

Link Posted 03/02/2014 - 07:27
Zoom = FA20-35

Prime = FA*24
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MattyH

Link Posted 03/02/2014 - 08:06
My trusty DA 21mm Ltd, and just like Carrot, my mint condition M 28mm f2.8

johnha

Link Posted 03/02/2014 - 12:39
On my K-5 my FA28/2.8, on film my M40/2.8 (might be persuaded the FA43 would be better but can't justify it).
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mcpieman

Link Posted 03/02/2014 - 13:15
DA 40/2.8 XS on my K-01, so small it makes the camera look more like a point and shoot, but its very sharp, great contrast and colours, only got the combo last year but some of my favorite shots came from that combo, partly because its small enough to carry with me in a belt bag, so I have it when I otherwise wouldn't have had the SLR.
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Smeggypants

Link Posted 04/02/2014 - 01:54
Haven't really got a favourite, although my A50/1.2 is the last one I'd sell if destitute.
[i]Bodies: 1x K-5IIs, 2x K-5, Sony TX-5, Nokia 808
Lenses: Pentax DA 10-17mm ED(IF) Fish Eye, Pentax DA 14mm f/2.8, Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8, Pentax-A 28mm f/2.8, Sigma 30mm F1.4 EX DC, Pentax-A 50mm f/1.2, Pentax-A 50mm f/1.4, Pentax-FA 50mm f/1.4, Pentax-A 50mm f/1.7, Pentax DA* 50-135mm f/2.8, Sigma 135-400mm APO DG, and more ..
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mikew

Link Posted 04/02/2014 - 21:37
70 ltd without a doubt if we are talking Pentax.
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weinelm

Link Posted 05/02/2014 - 11:36
I like small prime lenses for street photography. The DA21/40/70 Ltds make a great pocketable set.

I really like the ~40mm focal length for this type of picture taking, but I haven't decided if I prefer the DA40 or FA43. They are both nice and small. Controversially I think might be coming down on the side of the DA40 because it seems a bit more vibrant.

I also used to like the DA21mm, but now I much prefer to just have the GR in my pocket.


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DA21:


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Offertonhatter

Link Posted 05/02/2014 - 23:32
Best street lens? - A Prime!

I cannot choose which, but my 21mm, 28mm, 35mm, 40mm, 50mm, even 90mm and 135mm suit certain situations.
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Mannesty

Link Posted 06/02/2014 - 22:32
FA 31mm Ltd, no contest. And the winner is . . .
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Russ

Link Posted 07/02/2014 - 08:09
I guess my A50 1.7 would be a good street lens but i have never taken a street photo in my life. Closest i came to it was Tower Bridge when i included a few people in the photo. I doff my cap to you all, i haven't got the guts to do it.

kh1234567890

Link Posted 07/02/2014 - 08:25
Russ wrote:
I doff my cap to you all, i haven't got the guts to do it.

It can get scary at times



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