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Pentax DA 560mm f5.6 ED AW review (1 Viewer)

Vespobuteo

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full review here:

http://www.pentaxforums.com/reviews/pentax-da-560mm-f56-ed-aw/introduction.html

af seems pretty fast, (see video on youtube)
but obviously it's not ultrasonic

some CA problems noted (longitudinal it seems), strange for a lens in this price segment.
but the CA test is a bit brief,
CA seems only be a problem in extreme high contrast situations,
(ie bad, harsh light, photo situations to avoid anyway)

sharp, good bokeh

very nice alternative for pentax mount,
though price feels a bit on the high side

test is with 16mp cam,

here are more IRL photos with the lens,
they look very good

http://www.juzaphoto.com/recensione.php?l=en&page=&o=&t=pentax_560mm&marca=&show=&id=
 
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