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03-29-2012, 06:47 AM   #1
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which one would you choose?

which system (combination) is the best?

K-X wiith da 16-45, any 50mm MF, rokinon 85 1.4, cz sonnar 135 3.5, vivitar 200 3.5
K-X wih da 16-45, any 50mm MF, da 70 2.4, jupiter37a 135 3.5, vivitar 200 3.5
K5 with da 16-45, any 50mm MF, jupiter37a 135 3.5, vivitar 200 3.5

am highly considering this set-up, which is the most versatile and he best of the 3?

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Best for what?
Versatile for as many applications as possible?

They're all each decently versatile, though I'm personally biased towards the DA 70. The Rokinon is fine and very fast, but the DA 70 has the IQ and the brilliance.

My 2c worth.
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id go the k5 simply for the better sensor/more shooting modes/etc
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If the only difference is the 85 F1.4/DA77, then I would just splurge for that k-5.

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03-29-2012, 11:13 PM   #6
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I am sticking with my wide (16-45) and tele (200mm). Am stuck with choosing normal-short tele (for portraiture and low light usage)...

I can only compare the two bodies on paper but in the real world, i don't have any idea how good is the K5 over the K-X in terms of upgrading...

I am sold with the K-X - DA 70 combi as well but the K5 upgrade is on the other side of my brain...

So I would rephrase and simply put... (portrait and low light in consideration)
K-X + Rokinon 85 1.4 + CZ Sonnar 135 3.5 or
K-X + DA 70 2.4 or
K5 + any 50-55mm (M50 1.7/Super Tak 55 1.8/Helios 44-2)


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