Pentax -DA 12mm-24mm F4 ED AL lens

Pentax has introduced a lightweight wideangle lens for use with its *ist D range of digital SLR cameras.

Pentax has introduced a lightweight wideangle lens for use with its *ist D range of digital SLR cameras. Providing a view from 99 to 61°, equivalent to 18.5-37mm in a 35mm camera, the wideangle lens is constructed from 13 elements in 11 groups, accurate image quality is promised thanks to an Extra-low (ED) dispersion element and two aspherical elements. With optics designed specifically for use with digital photography its 23.5x15.7mm image circle is designed specifically to fit the image sensor of digital SLRs, ensuring it is more lightweight than lenses used in film SLRs. Offering a minimum focusing distance of 30cm, the lens also features Pentax’s Quick-Shift Focus System and features a metallic lens mount. For more information on the Pentax-DA 12-24mm F4 ED AL [IF] call 01753 792792 or log onto www.pentax.co.uk