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11-09-2012, 02:34 PM   #1
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which lens for k5

which lens should i buy to use with my k5 for A, macro B, zoom C, wide angle? i also have 2 sigma lens from a MZ60 film camera 1, 28-90 aspherical and 2, 100-300mm could these be used with the k5?

11-09-2012, 03:08 PM   #2
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The Sigma lenses should be compatible.

What's your budget?
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Tamron 17-50 F2.8
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You want one lens to do all 3 things?

A close approximation would be a Sigma 17-70. It is wide but not super wide, it does zoom, and it gets pretty close but not truly macro.

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The Pentax 18-135 as a walkaround, Sigma/Tamron 17-50 as a premium zoom, Pentax 60-250 as a premium tele zoom, and Tamron 90mm as a macro.

All of these lenses have been reviewed on our homepage.

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11-09-2012, 10:53 PM   #6
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ok cool (sorry im late answering my wife made me go to the garage sale) well that answers the new lens question but how compatible are the sigma lenses from the mz60
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also the budget is about 1500
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