A specialized, ultra-wide angle zoom, the HD PENTAX-D FA 15-30mm f/2.8 ED SDM WR Lens fromPentax offers full-frame shooters an excellent f/2.8 constant aperture to allow for exceptional control over depth of field and the ability to work in low-light conditions. It uses ED glass elements to reduce aberrations and features an HD multi-layer coating to limit flare and ghosting. Operation is fast, with a Supersonic Direct-Drive Motor (SDM) for autofocus and it has a Quick-Shift focus system for switching between auto and manual focusing. And, it can focus down to 11" for convenience.
Ensuring optimal performance on Pentax DSLRs, the lens is fully dust- and weather-resistant with eight seals to protect from intrusion. This is assisted by the use of a Super Protect coating on the bulbous front element as well as an integrated lens hood for minimal damage in case of an accident. Additionally, it has a 9-bladed rounded diaphragm for smooth out-of-focus elements.
|Focal Length||15 - 30mm
Comparable 35mm Equivalent on APS-C Format Focal Length: 23 - 46 mm
|Camera Mount Type||Pentax K|
|Format Compatibility||35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor|
|Angle of View||111° - 72°
APS-C Picture Angle: 86° - 50°
|Minimum Focus Distance||11.02" (28 cm)|
|Maximum Reproduction Ratio||1:5|
|Diaphragm Blades||9, Rounded|
|Dimensions (DxL)||Approx. 3.88 x 5.65" (9.86 x 14.35 cm)|
|Weight||2.29 lb (1040 g)|