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01-10-2008, 06:06 AM   #1
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Pentax 50-200mm Zoom Lens f/4.0-f/32

AS in another thread this lens is on sale at Circuit City. Is it a good lens and is it worth $186? I am going to go ahead and purchase it I believe and if it gets a thumbs down I can always return it for a full refund.

01-10-2008, 06:13 AM   #2
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Did you even try to search for exactly what you've posted???

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01-10-2008, 06:36 AM   #3
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Sometimnes the serah works for me and most of the time it doesn't. Something about the minimum characters. Thanks for the response. Looks like a year ago the verage price was less. Looks like not shuch a hot deal after all, especially with the reviews.
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cajuncutter, i've had the same problem with the search before, when searching for 50mm 1.4, no results, but that error message you stated above, incredibly frustrating!

01-10-2008, 11:42 AM   #5
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Don't know what else is in your bag, but the 50-200 is a great compliment to the kit lens (18-55). I've taken some nice shots with it, and it makes a nice portrait lens if you've got enough light. For the money, I don't think you'll go wrong.
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Worth every penny at $186 - really, it is. Just don't expect really fast low-light performance as you shouldn't for a lens that cost that much and is full auto. Great images though, again, relative to the cost. I own one and enjoy using it in situations where it shines.
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Do it- lens usuall costs 225 or more, and it's a great one!
01-10-2008, 06:58 PM   #8
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I like mine, but it only cost me $165 after rebate :-) Light and compact, and good IQ.

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I like my DA 50-200mm. Obviously not a great low light performer because of the min f4.0-5.6, but if you have enough light I like it a lot!

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