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View Poll Results: what was you first DA Limited lens?
smc PENTAX DA 15mm F4 ED AL Limited 2923.20%
smc PENTAX DA 21mm F3.2 AL Limited 129.60%
smc PENTAX DA 35mm F2.8 Macro Limited 2217.60%
smc PENTAX DA 40mm F2.8 Limited 3528.00%
smc PENTAX DA 70mm F2.4 Limited 1713.60%
screw the DA limited, I am not in interesting in the DA limited. 108.00%
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11-27-2012, 09:39 PM   #1
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what was you first DA Limited lens?

I will get the DA21 soon. may be this or next weekend. it is going to be my first DA limited lens.

note : I wanted to ask "What was / will (be) your first DA Limited lens?"
but somehow I miss the "will (be)" part and I couldn't find how to edit the poll's subject after post.
so if you will get your first DA limited soon, feel free to add your vote too.


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11-27-2012, 09:47 PM   #2
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I got a DA70 used. Now I have the 15-40-70 combination.
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The DA 40 has been my first and only Limited thus far.

I love how small it is and it feels pretty sturdily made for such a tiny lens.
I've thought about buying the 35 Macro to replace the 40 (which I honestly did not like very much at first) and my Pentax A 50 2.8 Macro, but I've gotten used to the portability of the 40 that I don't think I could give it up and purchase a larger walk-around lens.
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da 40 was my first like i suspect, most due to the cost and size and performance
have since accumulated the 15 21 and 70 as well.

sold off the 21 40 and 70 and now only have the 15

caved in and replaced 21 / 40 / 70 them with fa 31 and 77 due to the lust for FA's and need for speed... at times i miss the size of the da 40 though!

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My first and only DA limited is the 40mm (though I love the 15mm also)- guess why?

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11-27-2012, 10:39 PM   #6
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guess why?
pancake?
11-27-2012, 10:42 PM   #7
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My first DA limiteds were the 15 and the 35. I bought both at the same time.

I selected the 15 in the poll as that was the first I was "sold" on (that "DA 15 controls my mind" thread lives up to its name).
11-27-2012, 11:05 PM   #8
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Technically mine was the 70mm but it was faulty and had to go back. I got a Tammy 17-50 instead, which was a better choice as it provided a fast standard zoom.

The first one I bought and kept was the 35mm, which is fantastic.

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I bought the 21 used but I went looking for the 15 new. It was the weekend before the price hike and I wanted the 15 to compliment my FA limited trio. When I found a used 21 for about $100 less, I bought it instead. I recently aquired the 15 as well but I haven't decided if I want to keep the 21 or not. Lately, all I use is the FA43.
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DA15 is still my only one. Otherwise have gone for FA Ltd. and some * lenses.
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Got the 35 first, not a focal length I liked much. Sold it, got the 70 - really liked the portrait length, but seeing as how it was my only good lens, it was a bit long. Sold it & got the 15, adored it :P (then sold everything & got the FA43...spoiled me for all other lenses, really :P)

Should add that at the current prices? Spend the extra & start with the FA43 (the least expensive of the trio). The DAs are clinically amazing, but other than the 15 they aren't....magic, I guess is the word
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QuoteOriginally posted by pakinjapan Quote
pancake?
That and the fact that it's technically a full-frame lens

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DA15 first, DA35next , then DA70 all within about 4 months, then a 2 year gap to DA21.
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15,77, then 31...all excellent lens!!
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QuoteOriginally posted by Adam Quote
That and the fact that it's technically a full-frame lens
I thought the DA 15 ltd was absolutely not a FF lens?!?

My first and only is the DA 35 ltd. Now I'm looking to get myself a DA 15 ltd, but not at the full EU price! (Which is now just over 1000,- at my local camera store!)
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