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The fast Pentax FA 50mm f/1.4 lens works well for all your Pentax SLRs both DSLRs with APS-C sensors and full-frame 35mm film cameras. Well-suited for everyday news reportage, landscapes, and snapshots, this lens is also excellent for portraits when mounted on an APS-C camera as its length becomes an effective 75mm.
But this lens has other attractions. The FA 50mm is very light-sensitive and features excellent control over depth of field, so it's perfect for emotive, artistic portraits in natural light.
- Pentax KAF 50mm f/1.4 portrait-length lens with 35mm equivalent of 75mm on APS-C cameras
- compatible with Pentax K-mount digital/film SLRs and hybrid cameras
- Pentax smc multi-layer coating lowers surface reflection, reduces ultraviolet rays and delivers high-contrast images
- Quick-Shift Focus System allows instant switching from autofocus to manual focus operation
- constructed of 7 elements in 6 groups
- minimum focus distance: 18"
- minimum aperture: f/22
- filter size: 49mm
- lens is 1-1/2" long, 2-1/2" in diameter
- weight: 7.8 ounces
- supplied accessories: front and rear lens caps
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
Pentax FA 50mm f/1.4 Lens Reviews
What's in the box?
- smc Pentax FA 50mm f/1.4 lens (with attached front and rear lens caps)
- Operating Manual
- Notification of Change of Company Name sheet
- Pentax Worldwide Service Network sheet
- Serial Number Card
Features and Specs
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Overview: The smc Pentax FA 50mm F1.4 is a standard lens that is recommended for indoor photography, portraiture, low light photography, still life, and wedding photography. The lens was developed for Pentax film SLR cameras, but full frame optics are also compatible with Pentax digital SLR cameras. Its fast F1.4 aperture offers outstanding depth-of-field control in all types of lighting conditions.
Lens Mount: The lens has a Pentax K-mount, and can fit Pentax D-SLR and interchangeable lens cameras, including the Pentax K-5 and K-01 cameras.
smc Lens Coating: The Pentax FA 50mm F1.4 lens features the acclaimed Pentax smc multi-layer coating to lower surface reflection, reduce ultraviolet rays and deliver clear, high-contrast images.
- Focal Length: 50mm
- 35mm Equivalent: 75mm
- Lens Construction: 7 elements in 6 groups
- Mount Type: Pentax K-mount
- Maximum Aperture: F1.4
- Minimum Aperture: F22
- Maximum Magnification: 0.15x
- Angle of View: 47°
- Minimum Focus Distance: 17.72"
- Lens Hood: PH-RBC 49mm (not included)
- Filter Diameter: 49mm
- Diameter: 2.542"
- Length: 1.889" (2.218" w/caps)
- Weight: 7.76 ounces