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06-30-2010, 08:57 AM   #16
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Have been a zoom lover my whole life until I discovered primes and started with the DA 40.

Now its
DA 40 and stitching
DA 55-300 for everything else
and soon getting a 16-45 as a standby.

Wishlist 10-17 and/or 8-16 and/or 12-24 and and.....etc.

06-30-2010, 09:02 AM   #17
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DA 70mm
DA 40mm
DA 200mm

I actually love wideangle but when I look to my photo database there is not much with 21mm or 15mm.
06-30-2010, 09:09 AM   #18
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Pentax-FA 35/2
Pentax-FA 77/1.8 Limited
KMZ MC Zenitar 16/2.8 Fisheye


Steve

(Use the Helios 44M 58/2 a lot too...)
06-30-2010, 09:14 AM   #19
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DA*300/4
A*400/2.8
and when I have to put up with people instead of critters.....FA35/2 (Samsung branded)

06-30-2010, 09:18 AM   #20
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Depends on what I'm shooting but mostly one of these:

FA ltd 43mm
Tamron 28-75mm
Tamron 90mm macro (not necessarily as a macro)
Pentax "A" 70-210mm
Pentax DA 12-24mm

NaCl(yeah I know its 5 instead of three, pick two as "runners up" )H2O
06-30-2010, 09:21 AM   #21
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When we go out, my wife and I typically share 4 lenses between 2 bodies - the DA Limited 21, 35Macro, 40, and 70. Nice and compact.
06-30-2010, 09:22 AM   #22
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If its in broad daylight or sufficient lighting.
28-105mm
75-300mm
18-55mm

If indoor sports or lowlight, off i go to the rental shop.
06-30-2010, 09:25 AM   #23
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Tamron 28-75
Pentax DA40 / FA35 (tie)
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06-30-2010, 09:29 AM   #24
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Currently, in this order
FA 31
DA* 16-50
DA* 50-135

Tied for 4th would be the sigma 10-20/4-5.6 and the D FA 50
06-30-2010, 09:30 AM   #25
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Tamron 17-50
Tamron 90 Macro
A 50/2.8 Macro

This only for the last month, right?
06-30-2010, 09:32 AM   #26
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Pentax DA* 16-50
Sigma 70-200
Pentax F 1.7/50 or Sigma 1.8/28 - not sure which one I use more.

These are also the only lenses I will keep, the other will have to go.
06-30-2010, 09:37 AM   #27
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A 50mm 1.4
DA-L 18-55 (k2000 kit lens)
DA-L 55-200 (k2000 kit lens)
06-30-2010, 10:03 AM   #28
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050MM Takumar
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135MM Rikenon

These are my 3 main lenses for my Pentax cameras. I'm going to replace the Rikenon with another Takumar someday and also grab me a wide angle and 200/300MM Takumars at some point. First two are staying but the rest of the lenses in my kit are non Pentax. I have one Canon and that's getting sold with the camera it came with, couple of mystery lenses, some Minolta stuff, but no camera to fit those.
06-30-2010, 10:08 AM   #29
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06-30-2010, 10:13 AM   #30
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M 50/1.7 on my MX
M 35/2 on my K2000 (i wish it was a FA)
and the 77 on both

I'm looking for some (cheap) A or later 35mm and a wider angle (maybe 20-24) for eliminating the annoying stop-down metering with older K-mounts.
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