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09-18-2011, 03:20 PM   #1
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What to buy next?

help me decide what to purchase.

My current line-up:


17 3.5(original)

135 2.5


35 2.0

85 1.8


300 4.5


80-200 2.8


105 2.8 Macro

I want to go mostly AF and want some Ltd lenses thrown into the mix. What do I keep and sell?

09-18-2011, 03:35 PM   #2
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QuoteOriginally posted by tabl10s Quote
help me decide what to purchase.
Precise a bit in what kind of photo you are, because i could tell you you absolutly need the Pentax 250-600 ! but it's a non-sense if you never shoot long range !

QuoteOriginally posted by tabl10s Quote
and want some Ltd lenses
again, depend on what you shoot !
because there is a lot of Ltd lense, and depend if you shoot film/digital or digital only, etc ...
I would just say "grab a 50mm 1.7 or 1.4, just to fill the gap between 35 and 85.

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What do I keep and sell?
Keep everything you have a really nice set up !

But if you really want to, i can take all you would give me, and because i'm a nice man, i wouldn't charge you for anything i should take care of
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Doesn't look like you have an AF lineup yet- why not start with the FA 31mm limited? It's probably one of the best.
Pentax smc Pentax FA 31mm f/1.8 Limited (Black) 20290 B&H Photo

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09-18-2011, 03:55 PM   #4
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Is that the FA35mm-f2?
Maybe replace the Tamron 17mm-3.5 with either the DA15 or DA21 Ltd's....
You have a gap tween 35mm and 85mm... An FA50mm-1.4 whould fill it nicely... Or Go Ltd with a DA40 & DA70... Not much clue on your budget??

If you can afford it... Buy all the Pentax FA & DA Ltd's + the DA*(star) primes... Then you're laughing...

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I want to go mostly AF and want some Ltd lenses thrown into the mix. What do I keep and sell?
Keep everything except the Kiron 105 2.8, I will buy that from ya...

09-18-2011, 04:14 PM   #6
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It's the "A".
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What do you want to do that you can't do with what you already have?

Where do you want to go, what will get you there, and what will it cost to be happy?

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