Pentax SMC DA 55-300mm ED f4-5.8 lens reviews: Lens

8 customer reviews

This lens is a good all rounder.

£326 – £478 at 2 retailers out of 419 retailers checked

8.9 out of 10 based on 8 reviews.
Diameter: 7.1 cm, 11.15 See full product description

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Some customer reviews of Pentax SMC DA 55-300mm ED f4-5.8 lens

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bryn, chesterfield

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
I bought the lens to get up close to the action at the Goodwood festival and i was completly satisfied with the results i even got good quality shots of the vulcan flyby
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 9.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 23 Jun 2011

david, Broadstairs Convert to Digital phootography

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Not too heavy. Great range. Works wonders in strong sunlight. Images appear crisply clear with beautiful colour.
Only a novice at the moment and only used the lens to photograph Bees and Flowers with shallow depth of field but looking forward to discovering its full potential...
Bad points:
None I have found yet.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 9.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 13 Oct 2011

Ray, HumbersideLike Interest are wildlife photography

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Easy to use and great clarity also have the 200mm both are very good for the price.
Bad points:
None for the price
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 9.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 11 Dec 2013

Product Features

Diameter in cm 7.1
Length in cm 11.15
Weight (g) 440
Max. Aperture Lens 1 4.0-5.8
Lens Fitting Pentax KAF Bayonet

Also known as: SMC DA 55-300mm ED f4-5.8 lens

 

Manufacturer's Description

The extended zoom range of this 55-300mm lens is excellent for sports or wildlife photography.
A highly efficient zoom lens that covers the short to long telephoto range of 85 to 450mm (equivalent in 35m film format). The exclusive PENTAX SP Coating effectively protects its front lens against dirt and contamination. Additionally, the focusing ring permits easy manual focusing. New optics are especially adapted for high quality PENTAX DSLRs.


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