Pentax Spotmatic F

No, your Pentax Spotmatic F is not better than my Leica M6! / Don’t be like Frank

I often get accused of writing click bait titles. I’m really not sure what people think the purpose of an article title is if it’s not designed to get people to read it, but nonetheless, I must admit, the title of this article is designed entirely as bait.It’s designed to bait the sort of people who would comment on another article about a Leica M6 on this very website with the words “If you guys can’t [sic] know that a Spotmatic f with a super takumar lens is better than any Leica , you don’t know shit !”

5 Frames With a Pentax Spotmatic F – By Ray Goodwin

The Pentax Spotmatic is a camera I had wanted for a very long time. I had owned various M42 bodies over the years such as Zenits and Prakticas; these were built like tanks but I had always found they inevitably broke down at some point. And as they are cheap to buy and charity shops usually stocked them I found that they were somewhat expendable. 

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