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Pentax 08 Wide review: specs and price

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Pentax 08 Wide

Why is Pentax 08 Wide better than the average?

  • Weight
    75gvs296.47g
  • Minimum focus distance
    ?

    0.25mvs0.39m
  • Maximum angle of view
    ?

    102°vs61.38°
  • Minimum focal length
    ?

    4mmvs27.8mm

Price comparison

General info

1.weight
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Best

Samsung NX-M 9mm F3.5 ED

31g

75g

2.Has a metal mount
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A metal mount is generally superior to a plastic mount as it is more durable.

Pentax 08 Wide
3.minimum focal length
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A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.

Best

Olympus M.Zuiko ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ

0.25mm

4mm

4.Is a wide angle lens
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A wide angle lens is great for capturing larger areas of a scene, such as when doing architectural or landscape photography.

Pentax 08 Wide
5.maximum focal length
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A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.

Best

Olympus M.Zuiko ED 75-300mm F4.8-6.7 II

300mm

6mm

Optics

1.maximum angle of view
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At the shorter end of the lens you get the widest angle of view. This allows you to fit more of the scene into the photograph (based on APS-C format).

Best

Samyang 8mm F/2.8 UMC Fish-eye

180°

102°

2.minimum angle of view
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At the longest end of the lens you get the narrowest angle of view. This allows you to fit a small portion of the scene into the photograph, such as when you are zooming in on a subject (based on APS-C format).

Best

Olympus M.Zuiko ED 75-300mm F4.8-6.7 II

4.1°

77°

3.magnification
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A true macro lens has a magnification of 1:1. This means that the image produced is a life-size representation of the subject being photographed.

Best

Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-90mm F2.8-4 ASPH

14x

0.03x

4.optical zoom
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The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.

Best

Samsung NX 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 ED OIS

11x

1.5x

Aperture

1.widest aperture at maximum focal length
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With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Leica Summilux-TL 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH

1.4f

4f

2.widest aperture
?

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Leica Summilux-TL 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH

f/1.40

f/3.70

Focus

1.Has focus motor
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Lenses with a built-in focus motor can autofocus even if the camera does not have its own focus motor.

Pentax 08 Wide
2.minimum focus distance
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This is the closest distance that the lens can focus. A shorter minimum focus distance allows you to get closer to your subject, and is particularly important when doing macro photography.

Best

Samsung NX 10mm F3.5 Fisheye

0.09m

0.25m

3.has a silent focus motor built into the lens
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Lenses with built-in focus motor focus faster and more quietly than lenses without a focus motor which rely on the camera's body focus motor.

Pentax 08 Wide

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