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09-26-2011, 06:53 PM   #76
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QuoteOriginally posted by Clarkey Quote
you forgot the 35 Macro....
And the 43... Although he did say "from the limiteds I have"

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QuoteOriginally posted by Clarkey Quote
you forgot the 35 Macro....
I don't own the 35 though, nor do I own the 43, that's why I said "the limiteds I have". If anyone wants to send me them though I'd be happy to give my opinion on their IQ
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I love my DA40, besides it I only have the 18-55 kit and a M 50 f1.7, so that lens lives on my K-x. Here are a few examples for you, hope they help. Only one complaint is the f2.8, if it was f1.8 Id never look at another lens again ever!











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QuoteOriginally posted by s.randy Quote
I love my DA40
Great shots!

DA 40 is a hell of a lens - just normal enough to be flexible, just unique enough to be special.

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QuoteOriginally posted by paperbag846 Quote
Great shots!

DA 40 is a hell of a lens - just normal enough to be flexible, just unique enough to be special.
Thanks!
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The only thing I do not like about the DA 40 is the focusing ring is annoying to use. Its a fantastic lens and a true bargain in all other respects.
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QuoteOriginally posted by miltona580 Quote
Its a fantastic lens and a true bargain in all other respects.
Of all the current Pentax lenses, it is the by far the best value with uncompromising quality.
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Of all the current Pentax lenses, it is the by far the best value with uncompromising quality.
Something we agree on

edit: Unless someone's budget is very tight, and then the DA35/2.4 might be the better value (to them) out of the Pentax lineup.

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Not sure how you can replace a range of focal lengths with only one, but the DA40 is nice, small, and cheap.
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Not sure how you can replace a range of focal lengths with only one, but the DA40 is nice, small, and cheap.
I don't know...every time I think about how I should get the 70 or the 21 to add to my 40 so I can cover more focal lengths but then I end up asking myself if I need those, my style works pretty damn well with just that little 40 not to mention it's so easy to pack around. So I guess it depends on your style as to which focal length works best or if you need a spread. It definitely is nice, small and cheap!
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QuoteOriginally posted by s.randy Quote
...my style works pretty damn well with just that little 40...
You are very lucky. Alas, the 15 is not wide enough for me.
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QuoteOriginally posted by dgaies Quote
Something we agree on
We might agree on many things.


QuoteOriginally posted by dgaies Quote
edit: Unless someone's budget is very tight, and then the DA35/2.4 might be the better value (to them) out of the Pentax lineup.
This is one of those things where upon we happen to agree. In fact I almost wrote something to the same effect but was distracted by an interruption.
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QuoteOriginally posted by JHD Quote
We might agree on many things.
....

This is one of those things where upon we happen to agree. In fact I almost wrote something to the same effect but was distracted by an interruption.

I know, I was just kidding around. I think if you take DA* lenses out of the equation, we'd probably agree on most things
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