A distictive focal lenth lensthat delivers realistic texture and insipiring visual expression.
Enjoy the act of taking a picture by depiting the ambiance unmeasurable by numerical value and providing the joy of possessing the lens over many years.
The 43mm focal length represents a true standard lens with a focal length equal to the diagonal dimension of the film.
A bright F1.9 aperture, sharp and rich gradation, close-up shooting capability up to a minimum 0.45 m and soft bokeh due to the 8-blade are that only a high performance single focus lens can achieve.
By featuring the high-performance multi-coating "HD coating", the occurrence of ghosting and flare under adverse lighting conditions, such as backlighting, are effectively reduced.
SP Coating is an original PENTAX special coating that effectively repels water, oil , sumdges and dust. The SP coating is applied to the first surface of the lens ensuring that artifacts can be replelled or removed easily.
The bokeh of light particles does not become polygonal, achieving a natural and beautiful bokeh
Pentax Limited Series lenses offer a meticulously machined high grade aluminum barrel and premium finish.
Dedicated lens cap O-LW54A, Dedicated hood MH-RG49, Lens mount cap K, Lens case P60-120
PENTAX DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL Weather Resistant Lens for Pentax
IN CAMERA SHAKE REDUCTION (SR): The PENTAX digital SLR K series cameras are equipped with the SR mechanism built into the camera body. Because shake reduction is applied in the camera body, this means that any lens compatible with the K Series cameras will benefit from image stabilization
SUPER TELEPHOTO ZOOM: This zoom lens covers a super telephoto range from 150mm to 450mm. It is designed to be compact and light enough to hold during long range shooting of such subjects as wildlife, aircraft and sports
OUTSTANDING IMAGE DESCRIPTION: Thanks to its state of the art optics featuring three ED (Extra low Dispersion) glass elements and one superlow dispersion glass element, this zoom lens effectively minimizes spherical and chromatic aberrations, while producing crisp, high quality images free of colour bleeding
ALL WEATHER (AW): This lens features a dependable dustproof, weather resistant structure with eight special seals to prevent the intrusion of water and dust into the lens interior
HD COATING TO ENHANCE IMAGING POWER: Produce high contrast images with edge to edge sharpness and free of flare and ghost images
DC MOTOR: Smooth, quiet AF operation using a built in AF driving motor
QUICK SHIFT FOCUS SYSTEM: Possible to instantly switch from autofocus to manual focus operation, by holding the shutter release button halfway down and turning the focus ring after the subject is captured in focus by the camera’s AF system
FOUR AF BUTTONS INSTALLED: In order to provide more stable AF operation regardless of the camera’s orientation, this lens provides four AF buttons on its barrel one at every 90 degrees so can be used effectivelly when shotting horizontally or vertically
TRIPOD MOUNT BRACKET: Detachable tripod mount with a newly designed with an integrated lock mechanism to secure the lens from falling
WHAT'S IN THE BOX: Includes Front lens cap, lens mount cap, Lens Hood and Lens case
Pentax HD-DA 20-40mmF2.8-4ED Limited DC WR Black W/CASE 23000