My Pentax Photographic Equipment

Cameras DSLR

  • K-m (K-2000) Sold
  • K10D x 2 (with Split Prism)
  • K20D
  • K-x (White)

Cameras Film

  • Asahi Pentax ESII
  • Spotmatic (x3)
  • SF1
  • Chinon CM
  • K1000
  • ME Super
  • ZX-50

Pentax Auto Focus Lenses

  • DA 18-55 f3.5 -5.6 (x2)
  • F 50 f1.4
  • F 50 f1.7
  • FA 28-70 f4.0
  • F 35-70 f3.5-4.5
  • F 70-210 f4.0-5.6
  • DA 50-200 f4.0-5.6 ED

Pentax Manual Lenses K-mount

  • M 28 f2.8
  • M 35 f2.8
  • M 50 f1.7
  • M 50 f2.0
  • A 50 f2.0
  • K 55 f1.8
  • A 100 f2.8
  • M 135 f3.5
  • M 150 f3.5
  • M 200 f4.0
  • A 24-50 f4.0
  • A 35-70 f4.0
  • A 35-105 f3.5
  • M 40-80 f2.8-4.0
  • M 75-150 f4.0

Pentax m42 Mount Super Takumar

  • 28 f3.5 First Model Late Version
  • 35 f3.5
  • 50 f1.4
  • 50 f1.4 (SMC)
  • 55 f1.8
  • 55 f2.0 (SMC)
  • 105 f2.8
  • 135 f3.5
  • 135 f2.5 (Super-Multi-Coated Model 2)
  • 200 f5.6 (Tele-Takumar)

Vivitar Lenses m42 and K-mount

  • m42 135 2.8 Auto Telephoto Close Focusing 1:2 (Maybe my sharpest lens)
  • K-mount 75-205 f3.8 Macro Focusing Zoom (Really a Close Focus)
  • K-mount A 19-35 f3.5
  • m42 300 f5.6

Misc and Off Brand Lenses

  • K-mart/Focal 28 f 2.8 m42 mount (Manual)
  • Sears 28 f2.8 m42 mount (Takumar Knockoff – very nice lens)
  • Sears 135 f2.8 Macro Zone 1:5 K-mount (infamous glow)
  • Sears 80-200 f4.0 Macro 1:5 K-mount (Very Cute Macro Design)
  • Samigon 35 f3.5 m42 mount (Preset Type, very nice renderings)
  • Chinon 50 f1.9
  • Soligor C/D 45-150 f3.5 with Macro m42 (Manual)
  • Tamron 28-105 f4.0-5.6 (Auto Focus)
  • Tamron 28-80 f3.5-5.6 (Auto-Focus)
  • Tokina P-KA 28-70 f2.8-4.3 (Manual)
  • PRO Automatic 135 f2.8 m42 mount
  • m42 P R O Extensions Tubes
  • Ryka 1.7 Teleconverter with Auto Aperture
  • m42 Vivitar 2x Teleconverter
  • AF 400FTZ Flash
  • m42 Slide Copier

Interested in trading, buying, borrowing or selling, contact me… Thanks!

I love every single piece.

As per my K10d, sad to say it cannot properly auto focus either my F 50/1.4 or 1.7, a problem with Back Focusing, all other AF lenses work beautifully.  However, both these lenses work well and auto focus perfectly on my K-m.

Just acquired the Pentax K20D, works beautifully.  I can pretty much say, that images from the K10D are just wee bit better at ISO 100, you will not see any “grain” from the K10, very smooth finish and tonality of images.  The K10 is also, IMHO, better as per Auto White Balance… but the K20 allows you to adjust Auto Focus for up to 20 different lenses, and this is priceless to me!!!

Update 11/07/2011 – K20D Rocks at ISO 1600, no doubt!  It still, IMAO, sucks at ISO 100, acceptable images rendered maybe only 50%.  BTW, I never use the Extended Dynamic Range option… Also, picked up a nice tight Pentax A 35-105 f3.5 with “Macro” mode, this lens is a winner, just from a handful of photos, I can already see the sharpness, colors are super smooth, contrast surprisingly slightly low. Heavy, very heavy but not the largest lens I own, but trust me when I say this baby is heavy.  Also, it only takes about a 1/4 turn of the focusing ring to go from minimum to infinity, so focusing is a bit tougher and very critical, I have found to optimize the focusing/IQ, you should select the correct SR focal length…

Got a Stormtrooper White Pentax K-x, still checking it out, taking it for spins but does a nice job at higher ISO’s…

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