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10-19-2007, 01:57 PM   #1
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31mm or 43mm for K10D..?

I am thinking to get a wider angle prime after I got the 100mm Marco, I am wondering which one is more useful as a normal range... I heard 31mm is like "The lens" but the price is also quite deep.. anyways just want to hear from you guys

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SMC Pentax-FA 35mm F2 AL I think that would be just fine.
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If you happen to own the 18-55mm kit lens why not put it on, and zoom it to what you want.
I believe that it has the scale on there somewhere, or the photo info will tell you what size it's at.
Then you can just order the closest available lens.

We all have our own tastes, so your really the only person who can answer your question.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Deni Quote
SMC Pentax-FA 35mm F2 AL I think that would be just fine.
I would agree with this.. Much cheaper than the limiteds, and still a very very good lens. Unless you have the money to spend, then of course the 31mm is the true 'classic'

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QuoteOriginally posted by little laker Quote
If you happen to own the 18-55mm kit lens why not put it on, and zoom it to what you want.
I believe that it has the scale on there somewhere, or the photo info will tell you what size it's at.
Then you can just order the closest available lens.

We all have our own tastes, so your really the only person who can answer your question.
This is a good idea. Get a copy of Exposure Plot, and see where your most used FL is.
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If it is in the 30-35mm range, the 31 limited just can't be beat. However, the FA35 f2.0 is so good that I do not feel I need to go for the extra $$$ of the 31 limited.

Otherwise, the 43 limited or the FA50 f1.4 are also excellent choices. in that focal range.
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If you want me to take a pick, 31 ltd is no brainer.

A lot of hype about Fa 43 ltd. I prefer the performance of 31 ltd
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