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05-28-2012, 02:38 PM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by RioRico Quote
Since you're looking for more, I'll mention some of my favorite not-too-costly PK lenses. In numerological order:

* Zenitar-K2 16/2.8 (K2= PK-M mount) -- Slightly fishy on APS-C, very usable, mucho fun.
* Vivitar Series 1 19-35/3.5-4.5 (Cosina, PK-A) -- Very sharp, very useful 'street' lengths.
* Vivitar 24/2.0 (Kiron, PK-M) -- This and the Zenitar are great for darker smaller interiors.
* SMC-F 35-70/3.5-4.5 (Pentax AF) -- Agile (VERY fast AF), tiny, sharp as a bag of primes.
* Vivitar Series 1 70-210 f/3.5 (Kiron, PK-M) or f/2.8-4 (Komine, PK-A) -- Just the sharpest!
* Focal 135/2.8 (Ricoh, PK/AR) -- Sharp, smooth, no Ricoh pin, very utilitarian longer lens.
* Takumar Bayonet 135/2.5 (PK-M) -- Dissed for lacking SMC, it's still my most-used 135.
- (most-used because it's fast, has a built-in hood, focuses close -- but don't aim into lights)

I could also suggest many M42 & adaptable & modifiable lenses, but that's enough for now.
I could post my list as well, but then you would have little money left for food...


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QuoteOriginally posted by stevebrot Quote
I could post my list as well, but then you would have little money left for food...
Around here, food is no problem. Just set some traps for deer, and turkeys, and squirrels... [/me considers roasted Otis]

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