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03-16-2010, 12:20 PM   #16
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Get Pentax 35mm f/2 or Sigma 30mm f/1.4 50mm on aps-c is too narrow for general use

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I think the Tamron 28-75 might be a great choice (based on the superb high ISO performance of the K-x, especially if you intend to use electronic displays for your photos.)

It is a little heavy (AKA "well built"), but is sharp over a nice focal length range.
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QuoteOriginally posted by macky112 Quote
as for lens, my budget is limited, so i am only able to consider FA 50mm f1.4, DA limited 40mm f2.8, and Tamron 28mm-75mm f2.8. which lens makes most sense for my euro trip? (inexperienced photographer, general day/night walk-around, hand held photos) or are there other lens options that are more appropriate?
I've already voted for the Fast Fifty. If you have time to practice before you go, also consider a cheap sharp used manual 28/2.8 and/or 35/2.8 -- there are TONS of these around at ridiculously low prices. And read up on Catch-In-Focus.

[note: If I'm redundant, it's partly because this is a test post -- newer posts in this thread seem to be disappearing.]
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