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The Pentax-FA HD 43mm f1.9 sits as the ‘standard’ within the HD PENTAX-FA Limited series. This focal length corresponds exactly to the diagonal of the image sensor of a 35mm full-frame camera - an exact replica of the human eye’s natural angle of vision. It has a bright f/1.9 maximum aperture that copes well in low-light conditions, in turn, providing greater control of the depth of field. The ... More
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The Pentax-FA HD 43mm f1.9 sits as the ‘standard’ within the HD PENTAX-FA Limited series. This focal length corresponds exactly to the diagonal of the image sensor of a 35mm full-frame camera - an exact replica of the human eye’s natural angle of vision. It has a bright f/1.9 maximum aperture that copes well in low-light conditions, in turn, providing greater control of the depth of field. The nine-blade rounded diaphragm helps to produce a pleasing bokeh, whilst the PENTAX high-grade HD coating allows for increased light transmission. Impeccable image rendition and thorough ghosting/flare control provide an accurate, true-to-life colour balance. Alongside this, the PENTAX SP coating effectively repels dust, stains, and debris from the glass. In regard to imagery, the smooth and rich tonal gradation portrays the sense of three-dimensionality. It is a truly special lens, flying the flag for the stunning HD PENTAX-FA Limited series.
Pentax-FA HD 43mm f1.9 Limited Lens Key Features:
A noteworthy addition to the HD PENTAX-FA Limited series
Lightweight, compact and portable
An effective and versatile focal length
Aperture range between f/1.9 to f/22
Impressive 8-blade rounded diaphragm
Full-frame format/K-Mount lens
7 lens elements in 6 key groups
Features enhanced PENTAX HD multi-layer coating
PENTAX SP (Super Protect) coating
Fully-integrated lens hood
Shippoyaki enamel mount pointer
Stylish and compact form
Expanded Pentax-FA HD 43mm f1.9 Limited Lens Key Features:
Precise & Versatile
Designed for use on full-frame Pentax K-mount cameras, this pancake lens can be used on APS-C models, offering an 35mm format equivalent focal length of 66m. This is an all-rounder focal length, lending itself to the likes of street photography to portraiture. The lens is equipped with a wide, bright and fast f1.8 maximum aperture. This not only affords more flexibility in low-light condition, but provides expressive control of depth-of-field and selective focus. As well as this, the 9-blade rounded diaphragm will produce beautifully smooth and aesthetically pleasing bokeh.
The Pentax-FA HD 43mm f1.9 Limited Lens combines the modern with the traditional, with a portable and stylish, vintage accents, and accessible aperture ring. A fully-integrated lens hood, exclusive aluminium lens cap, and lens bag are also provided.
When it comes to imagery, the Pentax-FA HD 43mm f1.9 utilises an SP (Super Protect) coating to repel dust, stains, and debris. This coating also helps to make the glass much easier to clean after a long days shooting, whilst resisting common scratches and abrasions. The PENTAX high-grade HD coating provides a heightened light transmission that more conventional lens coatings cannot compete with. This ensures maximum contrast and sharpness without any flare or ghosting, a great feature for when you are employing a bright back-lit set up in the studio.
The Limited Series
Some 25 years ago, PENTAX introduced the ‘Limited Series’ at the time of traditional SLR technology. They got straight to the point, producing three lenses with distinct focal length designations to include; a wide-angle 31mm, a standard 43mm, and a portrait-specific 77m. The common theme became clear; intricately detailed construction for impressive imaging quality. This now forms the foundation of the HD PENTAX-FA Limited series consisting of the 31mm f1.8, 43mm F1.9, and the 77mm F1.8.
What's in the box?
1 x Pentax Pentax-FA HD 43mm f/1.9 Limited Lens
1 x Pentax Rear Lens Cap (B) for Bayonet Mount Lenses
1 x MH-RG49 Lens Hood
1 x Front Lens Cap
1 x P60-120 Lens Case
Which camera bodies is this lens compatible with?
This series of lenses are specifically designed for use with full-frame Pentax K-mount cameras. However, you can use them on APS-C K-Mount camera bodies.
What types of shooting style is this lens best suited to?
The Pentax-FA HD 43mm f1.9 Limited Lens is a versatile lens and this focal length is suitable for a huge range of applications. You can as easily use this lens for portraiture as you can street or architecture photography.
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