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Pentax DA 17-70mm F/4 Al SDM Zoom Lens

Pentax DA 17-70mm F/4 Al SDM Zoom Lens
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Description
Get a new view. Capture an unbelievable level of detail time and time again with this 17mm to 70mm digital camera lens. Whether you're snapping extreme close-ups, mid-distance action shots, or portraits, it quickly and quietly provides crystal-clear focus, a powerful zoom, and incredible photo quality. From Pentax.

  • Includes DA 17-70mm f/4 AL (IF) SDM lens, lens hood, lens cap, and rear lens cap
  • For use with Pentax DSLR digital cameras
  • Pentax KAF3 lens mount
  • 17mm to 70mm focal length (26mm to 107mm equivalent in 35mm photography)
  • f4 to f22 aperture
  • Seven aperture blades
  • 17 lens elements in 12 groups
  • Pentax Super Protect lens coating
  • 0.31X maximum magnification
  • 67mm filter diaphragm
  • Fully automatic diaphragm control
  • Approximately 1' closest focusing distance
  • Quick-Shift Focus System
  • SDM auto focus motor
  • 23-degree to 79-degree angle of view
  • Measures approximately 3-3/4"L x 3"Diam; weighs 17.1 oz
  • 1-year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty
  • Made in Vietnam

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Pentax DA 17-70mm F/4 Al SDM Zoom Lens 5 5 1 1
OH MY GOSH!!!! AWESOME!!!!! I love this lens more than all my others! This one is head and shoulders above the "kit" lenses you get with the camera! I have bought other specialized lenses like macro etc. but I really cannot believe the quality of shots you can get with this lens! The colors are unbelievable! I do some studio photography and this is the one for you if you do that too! I can get into a small studio area and then crop in the camera. I love it for low light pictures. It is a heavier lens and much bigger around than the kit lenses. You can tell you are carrying a pro lens with this one. While it is not weather resistant advertised it does have some weather sealing. I did read on the forums that this lens has had some auto-focus trouble in the past but Pentax was supposed to have taken care of that. Because I know I will make this lens my workhorse of my entire arsenal, I decided to get the camera insurance sold on the QVC web site. This handles mechanical problems and even clumsy photographer handling for 3 years. Now if this thing quits on me within a year I will get a replacement with no charge. I will say that I am a long time user of Pentax and I have had no problem ever with their product. They make the best "prime" lenses out there! 07-02-13
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