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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:

FA31 Ltd
FA77 Ltd
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
FA31 Ltd
A50 1.2
A*135 1.8
FA*200 Macro
Sigma 800mm f5.6

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?
01-01-2008, 08:08 AM   #21
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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...
01-01-2008, 02:05 PM   #23
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QuoteOriginally posted by Buschmaster Quote


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

01-01-2008, 07:11 PM   #24
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QuoteOriginally posted by TaoMaas Quote
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!*
01-01-2008, 08:36 PM   #26
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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 !!
01-01-2008, 08:38 PM   #27
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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
01-04-2008, 03:40 PM   #28
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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:

FA31 ltd
DA 40 pancake
FA43 ltd
F50 f1.7
FA50 f1.4
FA77 ltd
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...

01-04-2008, 04:00 PM   #29
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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.
01-04-2008, 04:10 PM   #30
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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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