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Pentax Pentax-D FA Macro 100mm f/2.8 WR

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Pentax-D FA Macro 100mm f/2.8 WR

Rating: 4.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 54.5 out of 5

Manufacturer's Description:



"The new lens combines a high-quality exterior finish with Pentax-original weather-resistant construction for demanding outdoor photography."

Chromatic Aberration Charts

CA @ 100mm | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/PentaxD-FA-Macro-100mm-f28-WR-1200/highres/Pentax100mmCA_1392806388.jpg">High-Res</a>

MTF Charts

MTF @ 100mm | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/PentaxD-FA-Macro-100mm-f28-WR-1200/highres/Pentax100mmMTF_1392806391.jpg">High-Res</a>

Other sample images

1/160 sec | f/11.0 | 100.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/PentaxD-FA-Macro-100mm-f28-WR-1200/highres/Pentax100mm_351_1392806380.jpg">High-Res</a>

Photos of Equipment

Pentax Pentax-D FA Macro 100mm f/2.8 WR
Pentax DA FA Macro 100mm F2 8 WR (1) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/PentaxD-FA-Macro-100mm-f28-WR-1200/highres/Pentax-DA-FA-Macro-100mm-f2-8-WR-1_1391704601.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax DA FA Macro 100mm F2 8 WR (2) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/PentaxD-FA-Macro-100mm-f28-WR-1200/highres/Pentax-DA-FA-Macro-100mm-f2-8-WR-2_1391704606.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax DA FA Macro 100mm F2 8 WR (3) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/PentaxD-FA-Macro-100mm-f28-WR-1200/highres/Pentax-DA-FA-Macro-100mm-f2-8-WR-3_1391704609.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax DA FA Macro 100mm F2 8 WR (4) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/PentaxD-FA-Macro-100mm-f28-WR-1200/highres/Pentax-DA-FA-Macro-100mm-f2-8-WR-4_1391704613.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax DA FA Macro 100mm F2 8 WR (5) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/PentaxD-FA-Macro-100mm-f28-WR-1200/highres/Pentax-DA-FA-Macro-100mm-f2-8-WR-5_1391704617.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax DA FA Macro 100mm F2 8 WR (6) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/PentaxD-FA-Macro-100mm-f28-WR-1200/highres/Pentax-DA-FA-Macro-100mm-f2-8-WR-6_1391704621.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax DA FA Macro 100mm F2 8 WR (7) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/PentaxD-FA-Macro-100mm-f28-WR-1200/highres/Pentax-DA-FA-Macro-100mm-f2-8-WR-7_1391704625.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax DA FA Macro 100mm F2 8 WR (8) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/PentaxD-FA-Macro-100mm-f28-WR-1200/highres/Pentax-DA-FA-Macro-100mm-f2-8-WR-8_1391704629.jpg">High-Res</a>
Pentax DA FA Macro 100mm F2 8 WR (9) | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/PentaxD-FA-Macro-100mm-f28-WR-1200/highres/Pentax-DA-FA-Macro-100mm-f2-8-WR-9_1391704634.jpg">High-Res</a>

Sample Photos

Performance at f/2.8 is good, especially in the centre of the frame  | 1/1250 sec | f/2.8 | 100.0 mm | ISO 80 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/PentaxD-FA-Macro-100mm-f28-WR-1200/highres/Pentax100mm_344_1392806294.jpg">High-Res</a>
Stopped down, sharpness is outstanding in the centre of the frame, and excellent towards the edges | 1/500 sec | f/6.3 | 100.0 mm | ISO 80 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/PentaxD-FA-Macro-100mm-f28-WR-1200/highres/Pentax100mm_345_1392806308.jpg">High-Res</a>
Out of focus areas are rendered smoothly at maximum aperture | 1/125 sec | f/2.8 | 100.0 mm | ISO 200 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/PentaxD-FA-Macro-100mm-f28-WR-1200/highres/Pentax100mm_347_1392806334.jpg">High-Res</a>
Contrast is retained well when shooting into the light | 1/160 sec | f/5.6 | 100.0 mm | ISO 400 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/PentaxD-FA-Macro-100mm-f28-WR-1200/highres/Pentax100mm_348_1392806347.jpg">High-Res</a>
1/400 sec | f/2.8 | 100.0 mm | ISO 80 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/PentaxD-FA-Macro-100mm-f28-WR-1200/highres/Pentax100mm_346_1392806321.jpg">High-Res</a>
1/400 sec | f/6.3 | 100.0 mm | ISO 80 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/PentaxD-FA-Macro-100mm-f28-WR-1200/highres/Pentax100mm_349_1392806357.jpg">High-Res</a>
1/160 sec | f/8.0 | 100.0 mm | ISO 100 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/PentaxD-FA-Macro-100mm-f28-WR-1200/highres/Pentax100mm_350_1392806368.jpg">High-Res</a>
Closest Focus | 0.5 sec | f/5.6 | 100.0 mm | ISO 200 | <a target="_blank" href="https://www.magezinepublishing.com/equipment/images/equipment/PentaxD-FA-Macro-100mm-f28-WR-1200/highres/Pentax-100mm-Macro-Closest-Focus-IMGP5188_1392903220.jpg">High-Res</a>

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