Category: Pentax

Pentax 16-45

The Pentax 16-45 lens is the general walk around lens for Pentax DSLR camera. This glass can be considered a semi pro one and thankfully, it is priced reasonably enough. Being a DA version, it is only compatible with cropped sensor DSLR body. It will give you the equivalent focal range of 24.5-67.5mm in the…

Pentax 35mm

The Pentax 35mm is one of the newest lens on Pentax’s “Limited” lens lineup. It is also the first “Limited” macro glass with 1:1 capability. Interestingly enough, they also offers this glass to the Canon and Nikon crowd under the Tokina brand. Lens Score (APS-C Sensor) Optical Quality: Build Quality: Value for Money: This is…

Pentax 16-50

The Pentax 16-50 lens has a DA* designation, which means it belongs to the Pentax professional grade lens lineup. This professional glass is priced quite well when compared to the Nikon (the 17-55mm) or Canon (17-55mm) counterparts. It has the f/2.8 aperture and wider, 16mm focal length. Lens Score (APS-C Sensor) Optical Quality: Build Quality:…

Pentax 10-17mm Fisheye

Pentax has been known as a producer of many fisheye lenses and now they are releasing this Pentax 10-17mm lens exclusive for cropped sensor DSLR. Note that if you are using a Canon and Nikon user, Pentax also made this glass under the Tokina brand. Lens Score (APS-C Sensor) Optical Quality: Build Quality: Value for…

Pentax 43mm

The Pentax 43mm is another lens in the Pentax Limited lineup. I consider this lens as the full frame variant of the Pentax 40mm which is only compatible with cropped sensor DSLR. The price of this glass is fairly expensive which is quite normal considering this is a full frame compatible glass. Lens Score (APS-C…

Pentax 55mm

The Pentax 55mm is a surprising update to the current Pentax 50mm lens lineup. It is aimed to update the old 50mm 1.4 glass. Interestingly enough, they are making this glass to be compatible only with cropped sensor DSLR camera as designated by the DA sign. Lens Score (APS-C Sensor) Optical Quality: Build Quality: Value…

Pentax 17-70

The Pentax 17-70 lens is one of the latest Pentax zoom lens launched for cropped sensor DSLR camera. When looking at the specifications, this glass is very attractive indeed. It offers the perfect combination of focal lengths, aperture as well as price. Lens Score (APS-C Sensor) Optical Quality: Build Quality: Value for Money: In terms…