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01-01-2008, 12:36 AM   #16
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For me, none. I have all the lenses I want. Some custom stuff would be cool.

01-01-2008, 01:58 AM   #17
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For now ... I wouldn't mind the following:

DA14
FA31 Ltd
FA77 Ltd
Bigma
DA* 50-135

I am not asking for much really.
These will tide me over for a little while.
01-01-2008, 06:13 AM   #18
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I notice a slant towards primes in here - interesting.

To clarify, cost no object, availability doesn't matter because it it exists, the right balance of money and time can procure it.

Excellent list of lenses gang.
01-01-2008, 07:35 AM   #19
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Ill start from the wide end and work my way up
DA14
FA*24
FA31 Ltd
A50 1.2
FA77 LTD
FA*85
A*135 1.8
FA*200 Macro
FA*300
FA*400
FA*600
Sigma 800mm f5.6

Zooms-
10-17
Sigma 70-200mm (already got that one)
Sigma 200-500mm 2.8 (if they every release it. I guess that would render some of the other primes obsolete, but hey money is no object, right?)

Incase you didn't notice, I really like the long end

01-01-2008, 08:02 AM   #20
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If money was no object I'd be sure to buy a good chunk of Pentax. Just enough to be a board member? :P

I'm surprised nobody has said "all of them" which is my answer.

If I had to name them one by one... I'd get all of the 50mm lenses. Then I would get:
Tamron 90mm Macro
DA* 16-50
DA* 50-135
FA 31 Lim
FA 77 Lim
DA 70 Lim
DA 10-17

Oh... and did I mention a K10D and a K20D to accompany these bad boys?
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Does this "money is no object" rule apply to also being able to buy a pack mule to carry my camera bag for me once I load it up with a half ton of great glass?
01-01-2008, 09:34 AM   #22
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just some super telephotos please...

QuoteOriginally posted by Canada_Rockies Quote
I would really go for the FA* 400/2.8 + 1.4X-L + 2X-L
And then there is the FA* 600/4
And I really should fill the gap between the 50-135 with something better than the 70-210 A - how about a 200/4 Macro!
And a 300/2.8
LBA - I have it, I have it, mea culpa, mea culpa.
I wish they made an FA* 400/2.8! Unfortunately only the A* 400/2.8 was made...

I definitely want the FA* 600/4, FA* 250-600/5.6 and the Sigma 300-800/5.6 or 500/4.5. Unfortunately the 300-800 is not available in PK mount at this time. Perhaps as Stu indicated, they might make one if you requested it?

No need for anything else in my list...
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QuoteOriginally posted by Buschmaster Quote

*snip*

I'm surprised nobody has said "all of them" which is my answer.
Well, essentially I did when I said I'll get Jim King's collection

NaCl(if he doesn't own it, it's not worth having)H2O

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Does this "money is no object" rule apply to also being able to buy a pack mule to carry my camera bag for me once I load it up with a half ton of great glass?
Sure! Here ya go... now, onto the lenses...
01-01-2008, 08:16 PM   #25
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Definately the long FA* glass, and the FA* 80-200 as well. The 31 and 77 Limiteds also.

*subtle note to pentax: people want the FA*'s! Bring em back!*
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hm, the 2 new DA* lenses, a Fisheye 10-17? and a nice fast 70-80 to 200 zoom, with a FA*600 thrown in there would suit me just fine !!
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As I already have almost all of what I consider the best lenses that Pentax have:
DA14 f2.4
FA16 f2.8 FE
FA20 f2.8
FA31 f1.8 Limited
FA43 f1.9 Limited
FA77 f1.8 Limited
FA50mm f1.4 and A50mm f1.4
FA50mm f2.8 macro
A100mm f2.8
DFA100mm f2.8 macro
DA10-17 f3.5-4.5 FE
DA*16-50 f2.8
DA*50-135 f2.8
FA*80-200 f2.8
FA*300 f4.5

The only other lenses that I would consider would be:
A50mm f1.2
A*85 f1.4 and/or the FA*85 f1.4
A*135 f1.8
FA*600 f4
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QuoteOriginally posted by doggydude Quote
If cost were no object, which lenses would you have for your Pentax camera?
Well, my current stock already includes:

DA14
FA31 ltd
DA 40 pancake
FA43 ltd
F50 f1.7
FA50 f1.4
FA77 ltd
DA16-45
DA*16-50
DA 18-55
FA 24-90
FA 28-70 f4
Tamron 28-75 f2.8
DA* 50-135
DA 50-200
FA 70-200
Sigma 70-200f2.8
Sigma 135-400

But I have always lusted after the FA* 80-200 f2.8 and the FA* 28-70 f2.8. I would love to own the FA* zoom set even though my Tamron and Sigma fast zooms are pretty darn good.

I also always wanted a LX, but that is a different thread...

Ray
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I'd just want a Canon 70-200 f/2.8 IS USM on a Pentax but that'll never happen.

That lens seems incredible. If you just want to have one lens, this would be it, at least for me.

I think Pentax needs to make their own 70-200. It's a very popular range.

And somehow, more pancake lenses.
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I will try to get the FA*200 f4 macro, or the voigtlander 125 2.5 macro, or the pentax A15 3.5. I wouldnt reject a 85 f1.4 neither
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