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Pentax 35-80mm, f3.5-4.5 SMC F lens

Dominic Tran , Oct 21, 2003; 10:36 a.m.

I am new to Pentax , I would like to know about the optical quality of Pentax 35-80mm, f3.5-4.5 SMC F lens . Thanks for your helps

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Dominic Tran , Oct 21, 2003; 10:41 a.m.

Sorry for the mistake , the lens should be 35-70mm , f3.5-4.5 SMC F

Jerry Thirsty , Oct 21, 2003; 01:25 p.m.

This was my very first lens, and I still use it regularly. It has a 3.1 rating of photodo.com, which is pretty good for a zoom, and it does seem quite good to me. I probably have more pictures hanging on my walls taken with this lens than any other single lens, not just because it is good but because it was the lens that I had with me when I found those one-of-a-kind opportunities. If I am traveling light and want a single lens with me, this is usually the one I pick.

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