Best lenses for Pentax K-3: Recommended wide angle, telephoto and standard lenses

By Kevin Carter - Tuesday January 07 2014

Lens Recommendations
Introduction | Best wide-angle lenses for the Pentax K-3 | Best standard lenses for the Pentax K-3 | Best moderate telephoto lenses for the Pentax K-3 | Best telephoto lenses for the Pentax K-3
Best lenses for Pentax K-3: Recommended wide angle, telephoto and standard lenses

Continuing our series of evaluation of lens systems we’ve assessed a modest range of Pentax and third-party lenses for their optical quality on the firm’s new flagship Pentax K-3 model. As the replacement for the K-5 II and K-5 IIs, the Pentax K-3 has a new higher pixel density 24-Mpix sensor without an AA filter, and is a promising platform for lens evaluation. Read on to find out which models perform best, and which, if any, that should be avoided.

Best wide-angle lenses for the Pentax K-3

Best standard lenses for the Pentax K-3

Best moderate telephoto lenses for the Pentax K-3

Best telephoto lenses for the Pentax K-3

See also : Best lenses for the 24-MPix Pentax K-3: Recommended primes and zooms