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Pentax HD PENTAX-D FA 15-30mm F2.8 ED SDM WR

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HD PENTAX-D FA 15-30mm F2.8 ED SDM WR

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A large-aperture, ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for use with PENTAX K-mount digital SLR cameras.

Chromatic Aberration Charts

Pentax 15-30mm CA@15mm | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-15-30mm-CA15mm_1463469070.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax 15-30mm CA@20mm | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-15-30mm-CA20mm_1463469077.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax 15-30mm CA@24mm | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-15-30mm-CA24mm_1463469082.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax 15-30mm CA@30mm | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-15-30mm-CA30mm_1463469084.jpg">High-Res</a>

Hands-On Photos of Equipment

Pentax 15 30mm Vs 24 70mm Vs 28 105mm Size (1) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-15-30mm-vs-24-70mm-vs-28-105mm-size-1_1455722639.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax 15 30mm Vs 24 70mm Vs 28 105mm Size (2) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-15-30mm-vs-24-70mm-vs-28-105mm-size-2_1455722644.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax 15 30mm Vs 24 70mm Vs 28 105mm Size (3) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-15-30mm-vs-24-70mm-vs-28-105mm-size-3_1455722650.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax 15 30mm Vs 24 70mm Vs 28 105mm Size (4) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-15-30mm-vs-24-70mm-vs-28-105mm-size-4_1455722655.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax 15 30mm Vs 28 105mm Size P1010220 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-15-30mm-vs-28-105mm-size-P1010220_1455722659.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax FA 15 30mm (1) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-FA-15-30mm-1_1455722684.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax FA 15 30mm (2) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-FA-15-30mm-2_1455722763.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax FA 15 30mm (3) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-FA-15-30mm-3_1455722770.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax FA 15 30mm (4) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-FA-15-30mm-4_1455722776.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax FA 15 30mm (5) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-FA-15-30mm-5_1455722781.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax FA 15 30mm (6) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-FA-15-30mm-6_1455722801.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax FA 15 30mm | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-FA-15-30mm_1455722810.jpg">High-Res</a>

MTF Charts

Pentax 15 30mm MTF@15mm | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-15-30mm-MTF15mm_1463469025.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax 15 30mm MTF@20mm | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-15-30mm-MTF20mm_1463469028.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax 15 30mm MTF@24mm | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-15-30mm-MTF24mm_1463469030.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax 15 30mm MTF@30mm | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-15-30mm-MTF30mm_1463469033.jpg">High-Res</a>

Other sample images

15mm High Res mode | 1/250 sec | f/7.1 | 15.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-FA-15-30mm-15mm-high-res-IMGP0060_1461850198.jpg">High-Res</a>
15mm Normal  | 1/250 sec | f/7.1 | 15.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-FA-15-30mm-15mm-normal-IMGP0052_1461850221.jpg">High-Res</a>
18mm  | 1/250 sec | f/7.1 | 18.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-FA-15-30mm-18mm-IMGP0053_1461850247.jpg">High-Res</a>
20mm  | 1/250 sec | f/7.1 | 20.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-FA-15-30mm-20mm-IMGP0054_1461850275.jpg">High-Res</a>
24mm  | 1/250 sec | f/7.1 | 24.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-FA-15-30mm-24mm-IMGP0055_1461850299.jpg">High-Res</a>
26mm  | 1/250 sec | f/7.1 | 26.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-FA-15-30mm-26mm-IMGP0056_1461850325.jpg">High-Res</a>
28mm  | 1/250 sec | f/7.1 | 28.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-FA-15-30mm-28mm-IMGP0057_1461850355.jpg">High-Res</a>
30mm High-Res mode  | 1/250 sec | f/7.1 | 30.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-FA-15-30mm-30mm-high-res-IMGP0059_1461850396.jpg">High-Res</a>
30mm Normal  | 1/250 sec | f/7.1 | 30.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-FA-15-30mm-30mm-normal-IMGP0058_1461850427.jpg">High-Res</a>
Close Focus Bokeh  | 1/200 sec | f/2.8 | 30.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-FA-15-30mm-Close-focus-bokeh-IMGP0163_1461850448.jpg">High-Res</a>

Photos of Equipment

Pentax HD PENTAX-D FA 15-30mm F2.8 ED SDM WR | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/Pentax-K-1-15-30mmJPG_1461841563.jpg">High-Res</a>
DFA15 30 B | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/DFA15-30_b_1455722506.jpg">High-Res</a>
DFA15 30 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/DFA15-30_1455722539.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax 15 30mm Front Element View | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/pentax_15-30mm_front_element_view_1463401227.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax 15 30mm Front Oblique View | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/pentax_15-30mm_front_oblique_view_1463401318.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax 15 30mm On K1 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/pentax_15-30mm_on_k1_1463401384.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax 15 30mm Rear Element View | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/pentax_15-30mm_rear_element_view_1463401506.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax 15 30mm Rear Oblique View | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/pentax_15-30mm_rear_oblique_view_1463401563.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax 15 30mm Top View | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/pentax_15-30mm_top_view_1463401636.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax 15 30mm With Lens Cap | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/pentax_15-30mm_with_lens_cap_1463401686.jpg">High-Res</a>

Sample Photos

Bokeh Test | 1/500 sec | f/8.0 | 15.0 mm | ISO 200 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/pentax_15-30mm_bokeh_test_1463402605.jpg">High-Res</a>
Bold Colour | 1/320 sec | f/8.0 | 24.0 mm | ISO 200 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/pentax_15-30mm_bold_colour_1463403399.jpg">High-Res</a>
Bold Cruck Barn | 1/50 sec | f/8.0 | 15.0 mm | ISO 800 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/pentax_15-30mm_bold_cruck_barn_1463404797.jpg">High-Res</a>
CA Test | 1/800 sec | f/8.0 | 30.0 mm | ISO 200 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/pentax_15-30mm_ca_test_1463405426.jpg">High-Res</a>
Challenging Flare And CA Test | 1/1000 sec | f/8.0 | 30.0 mm | ISO 200 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/pentax_15-30mm_challenging_flare_and_ca_test_1463405909.jpg">High-Res</a>
Close Up | 1/320 sec | f/6.3 | 30.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/pentax_15-30mm_close_up_1463406167.jpg">High-Res</a>
Close Up Mannequin | 1/250 sec | f/8.0 | 30.0 mm | ISO 200 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/pentax_15-30mm_close_up_mannequin_1463406461.jpg">High-Res</a>
Close Up Portrait | 1/100 sec | f/5.6 | 30.0 mm | ISO 200 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/pentax_15-30mm_close_up_portrait_1463406705.jpg">High-Res</a>
Environmental Portrait | 1/160 sec | f/5.6 | 30.0 mm | ISO 200 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/pentax_15-30mm_environmental_portrait_1463408057.jpg">High-Res</a>
Flare Test | 1/60 sec | f/8.0 | 30.0 mm | ISO 3200 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/pentax_15-30mm_flare_test_1463408377.jpg">High-Res</a>
Interior Architecture | 15 sec | f/14.0 | 15.0 mm | ISO 200 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/pentax_15-30mm_interior_architecture_1463408820.jpg">High-Res</a>
John Rylands Library | 1/40 sec | f/8.0 | 28.0 mm | ISO 3200 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/pentax_15-30mm_john_rylands_library_1463494015.jpg">High-Res</a>
Low Light Interior | 1/40 sec | f/14.0 | 30.0 mm | ISO 800 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/pentax_15-30mm_low_light_interior_1463494233.jpg">High-Res</a>
Modern Architecture | 1/125 sec | f/14.0 | 15.0 mm | ISO 800 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/pentax_15-30mm_modern_architecture_1463494395.jpg">High-Res</a>
New Manchester | 1/400 sec | f/8.0 | 30.0 mm | ISO 200 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/pentax_15-30mm_new_manchester_1463494637.jpg">High-Res</a>
Skippool Creek | 1/800 sec | f/8.0 | 15.0 mm | ISO 200 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/pentax_15-30mm_skippool_creek_1463495154.jpg">High-Res</a>
Texture In Old Wood | 1/125 sec | f/16.0 | 30.0 mm | ISO 200 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXD-FA-1530mm-F28-ED-SDM-WR-6044/highres/pentax_15-30mm_texture_in_old_wood_1463495414.jpg">High-Res</a>

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