Pentax DA 50mm f1.8

Last Updated (21 June’12):

Pentax DA 50mm f1.8 features 50mm at focal length with maximum aperture of f1.8. It has construction which consists of 6 elements in 5 groups and has diagonal angle of view at 31.5 degrees. This lens also has minimum focus distance at 1.48′ (45.11 cm) and has a filter size of 52 mm. It has measures (Diameter x Length) Approx. 2.5 x 1.5″ (6.35 x 3.81 cm) and weight 4.3 oz (122 g).

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Pentax DA 50mm f1.8 Features

The Pentax DA 50mm f1.8 is a prime standard lens for Pentax K mount lens and ideal for use portrait still life or low light photography. It offers fast performance to capture images of group of people even in low light situations. When it mounted on a camera with an APS-C sensor, this lens provides an angle of view equivalent to a 76.5mm telephoto lens which makes it perfect for portraits photography. While the wide f/1.8 aperture makes it is perfect for use in low light situations, and it also delivers beautiful bokeh. Additionally, it comes with Super Protect (SP) coating feature which helps the lens to prevent dust, water, grease and other substances.


+ Focal Length : 50 mm, Comparable APS-C Focal Length: 76.5 mm

+ Aperture : Maximum: f/1.8, Minimum: f/22

+ Camera Mount Type : Pentax K

+ Format Compatibility : 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor, DSLR (APS-C Sensor)

+ Angle of View : 31.5°

+ Minimum Focus Distance : 1.48′ (45.11 cm)

+ Magnification : 0.15x

+ Groups/Elements : 5/6

+ Diaphragm Blades : 7

+ Image Stabilization : No

+ Autofocus : Yes

+ Tripod Collar : No

+ Filter Thread : Front: 52 mm

+ Dimensions (DxL) : Approx. 2.5 x 1.5″ (6.35 x 3.81 cm)

+ Weight : 4.3 oz (122 g)

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