Pentax smc DA Star 300mm F4 ED IF SDM review

By Kevin Carter - Wednesday February 13 2013

Lens Overview

Our final comparison, for the sake of objectivity, is the $1,400 Pentax smc DA Star 300mm f/44 ED IF SDM. On a Pentax DSLR this lens is the 35mm equivalent to a 450mm f/4 and besides the very good image quality (with a DxO Mark score of 15) it has some nice features including extreme weather resistance, ED glass, internal focusing and an built-in SDM type autofocus motor. In fact, the image quality is close to the Canon 300mm f/2.8 mounted on a EOS 7D.

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