PESO - Cluster

Boris Liberman boris71 at
Sat Nov 10 23:57:19 EST 2007

I used to have Soligor SP 70-222/3.5... Since that ancient time I am 
very cautious about the bulk of my lenses. Like Godders, I like FA 77 
and it is my longest lens currently...


Godfrey DiGiorgi wrote:
> On Nov 10, 2007, at 6:52 AM, David Savage wrote:
>> Godders you need to get your hands on an FA* 80-200mm f2.8, and spend
>> half an hour shooting it hand held. That experience would redefine
>> heavy.
> Having spent a bit of time with a Canon EF 70-200/2.8L IS, I think I  
> know what heavy is. I can't imagine that the Pentax version of the  
> same thing is much heavier. I chose the 70-200/4L instead. I hate  
> lugging around such heavy gear unless absolutely necessary.
> Whether the FA* is a better performer than the DA* I couldn't say,  
> but it's not the same focal length range either. I only rarely need/ 
> want anything longer than 135mm and the 50-135 proves a better option  
> for my use. I'm much more likely to carry the DA70 anyway, which is  
> at the long end of what I normally want. ;-)
> Godfrey

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