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Pentax HD PENTAX-DA 40mm f/2.8 Limited

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HD PENTAX-DA 40mm f/2.8 Limited

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Manufacturer's Description:



"Ultra-thin 40mm lens for PENTAX digital SLRs

Designed for exclusive use with PENTAX digital SLR cameras, this unique pancake style standard lens measures a mere .59 inches in length and weighs just 3.17 ounces. Combined with the popular PENTAX *ist DS digital SLR, the PENTAX DA 40mm F2.8 Limited lens will offer the smallest and lightest digital SLR combination available from any manufacturer."

Chromatic Aberration Charts

CA @ 40mm | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXDA-40mm-f28-Limited-5266/highres/Pentax40mmHD_CA_1383729044.jpg">High-Res</a>

MTF Charts

40mm @ MTF | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXDA-40mm-f28-Limited-5266/highres/Pentax40mmHD_MTF_1383729045.jpg">High-Res</a>

Other sample images

IGP1535 40 | 1/400 sec | f/8.0 | 40.0 mm | ISO 200 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXDA-40mm-f28-Limited-5266/highres/_IGP1535_40_1377621823.jpg">High-Res</a>

Photos of Equipment

Pentax HD PENTAX-DA 40mm f/2.8 Limited | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXDA-40mm-f28-Limited-5266/highres/40mm_0808jpg_1377621476.jpg">High-Res</a>
HD Pentax DA 40mm F2 8 Limited Lens Black (1) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXDA-40mm-f28-Limited-5266/highres/HD-Pentax-DA-40mm-f2-8-limited-lens-black-1_1382093444.jpg">High-Res</a>
HD Pentax DA 40mm F2 8 Limited Lens Black (2) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXDA-40mm-f28-Limited-5266/highres/HD-Pentax-DA-40mm-f2-8-limited-lens-black-2_1382093454.jpg">High-Res</a>
HD Pentax DA 40mm F2 8 Limited Lens Black (3) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXDA-40mm-f28-Limited-5266/highres/HD-Pentax-DA-40mm-f2-8-limited-lens-black-3_1382093463.jpg">High-Res</a>
HD Pentax DA 40mm F2 8 Limited Lens Black (4) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXDA-40mm-f28-Limited-5266/highres/HD-Pentax-DA-40mm-f2-8-limited-lens-black-4_1382093470.jpg">High-Res</a>
HD Pentax DA 40mm F2 8 Limited Lens Black (5) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXDA-40mm-f28-Limited-5266/highres/HD-Pentax-DA-40mm-f2-8-limited-lens-black-5_1382093478.jpg">High-Res</a>
HD Pentax DA 40mm F2 8 Limited Lens Black (6) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXDA-40mm-f28-Limited-5266/highres/HD-Pentax-DA-40mm-f2-8-limited-lens-black-6_1382093489.jpg">High-Res</a>
HD Pentax DA 40mm F2 8 Limited Lens Black (7) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXDA-40mm-f28-Limited-5266/highres/HD-Pentax-DA-40mm-f2-8-limited-lens-black-7_1382093504.jpg">High-Res</a>

Sample Photos

Sharpness is outstanding in the centre and excellent towards the edges of the frame when stopped down | 1/160 sec | f/11.0 | 40.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXDA-40mm-f28-Limited-5266/highres/PentaxLimited40mmHD_166_1383728671.jpg">High-Res</a>
At maximum aperture, sharpness is already excellent in the centre of the frame | 1/60 sec | f/2.8 | 40.0 mm | ISO 200 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXDA-40mm-f28-Limited-5266/highres/PentaxLimited40mmHD_162_1383728657.jpg">High-Res</a>
Closest focus is 40cm | 1/100 sec | f/3.2 | 40.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXDA-40mm-f28-Limited-5266/highres/PentaxLimited40mmHD_158_1383728626.jpg">High-Res</a>
Contrast delivered by this lens is good, even when shooting into the light | 1/160 sec | f/4.5 | 40.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXDA-40mm-f28-Limited-5266/highres/PentaxLimited40mmHD_159_1383728636.jpg">High-Res</a>
1/500 sec | f/2.8 | 40.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXDA-40mm-f28-Limited-5266/highres/PentaxLimited40mmHD_154_1383728596.jpg">High-Res</a>
1/1000 sec | f/2.8 | 40.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXDA-40mm-f28-Limited-5266/highres/PentaxLimited40mmHD_155_1383728605.jpg">High-Res</a>
1/200 sec | f/2.8 | 40.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXDA-40mm-f28-Limited-5266/highres/PentaxLimited40mmHD_160_1383728646.jpg">High-Res</a>
1/2500 sec | f/2.8 | 40.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/HD-PENTAXDA-40mm-f28-Limited-5266/highres/PentaxLimited40mmHD_156_1383728616.jpg">High-Res</a>

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