Built to meet the rigorous demands of professional photographers, the HD PENTAX-D FA 24-70mm f/2.8ED SDM WR is sure to become your go to lens! It’s designed to deliver speed, sharpness and performance, while producing a beautiful soft bokeh
(defocus) effect on the background throughout the entire focal range. Providing a constant aperture of f/2.8 over the entire zoom range, this fast versatile zoom lens greatly reduces the need for a tripod when photographing subjects in less-than-ideal
lighting conditions, such as sunsets and indoor scenes. By incorporating three ED (Extra-low Dispersion) optical elements and four aspherical optical elements, it assures sufficient light levels even at the edges of the image field and compensates variou
aberrations to a minimum to deliver well-depicted, fine-detailed images, rich in contrast and resolution. The built-in SDM (Supersonic Direct-drive Motor) provides quiet, high-speed autofocus operation.
Exceptional Image Quality
Consisting of 17 elements in 12 groups, the newly designed optics feature three ED (Extra-low Dispersion) optical elements, one anomalous-dispersion-glass aspherical optical element and three aspherical optical elements to accommodate
super-high-resolution image sensors.
Large-aperture Zoom Lens
The HD PENTAX-D FA 24-70mmF2.8ED SDM WR covers a versatile focal length range from 24mm to 70mm on a 35mm format sensor and 37mm to 107mm when mounted on the current PENTAX K-series APS-C camera bodies. The large F2.8 constant aperture
makes this lens ideal for wide variety photographic opportunities such as; wedding, portraiture, sports, nature, landscape, studio, field and low-light photography.
This lens features a dependable weather-resistant construction with special seals to effectively prevent the intrusion of water into the lens interior. By pairing it with a weather-resistant PENTAX Digital SLR camera body, it assures a
durable, dependable digital imaging system that performs superbly in demanding shooting settings even in rain or mist, or in locations prone to water splashing or spray.
HD Coating to Optimize Image Rendition
The lens is treated with high-grade, multi-layer HD Coating.* Compared with conventional multi-layer coatings, this PENTAX-original coating assures higher light transmittance and less reflection to deliver bright, high-contrast images
free of flare and ghost images, even under demanding lighting conditions such as backlight.