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03-07-2013, 06:05 AM   #61
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Depends on what I'm doing of course, but my Tamron 18-200 gets a lot of general walkaround use. I also use my DA-L 55-300 a lot. Pretty much all of my lenses get used quite frequently.

Lately, I've been shooting a lot with my Q, and the 02 zoom gets the most use on that one.

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QuoteOriginally posted by GibbyTheMole Quote
Depends on what I'm doing of course, but my Tamron 18-200 gets a lot of general walkaround use. I also use my DA-L 55-300 a lot. Pretty much all of my lenses get used quite frequently.

Lately, I've been shooting a lot with my Q, and the 02 zoom gets the most use on that one.
Most useful… simple: Tamron 28-75 f/2.8.

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I've got 9 Pentax digital lenses...I like them all. The most useful lens I would say....is the 55-300. It's versatile, sharp and what a focal length range..
03-08-2013, 04:55 AM   #64
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MOst used lens these past 10 years... FA*85.1.4 My "Standard" lens.

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The 18-250, by far. It is so versatile - period. It's only failing is the the lack of weather proofing, but I used it in a downpour at Stonehenge without any problems.
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Until recently, the DA 17-70. Now, the FA 35/2.
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Most used lens is probably the DA 16-50 f/2.8, tho the FA 43 ltd is a very very close second. I'd probably say that my most useful lens is the Tamron 90mm macro. It's a good portrait lens, excellent short tele, and of course it's a 1:1 macro.

NaCl(but my favorite lens is the one on the camera when I'm shooting)H2O
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My most useful lens for critter pics, and most used lens overall, is the DA* 300. Most useful for landscapes would be the M 20/4 and the FA 24-90.

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For me it's:

1) da40
2) tamron 90 2. macro
3) da70
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Sigma 105 2.8 macro. No contest. It does people well - you don't need to get too close, so you get the good non-pose stuff. And if you want close, it will get really really close.
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The most useful lens is the one that works best for the subject I am shooting and provides the closest results to what I want. It could be any of them.
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I just purchased a minty Tamron SP 60-300, about 6 hours ago.
After a day out with it, I think I've fallen in love.

Sharp and "predictable", if that makes sense.
I think this will be the one.
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DA 50-135, anything wider or longer I use my legs.
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The most used are the 55-300 (because I tend to take more photos on safari than at any other time...) and the 18-55 (since it's the lens I have had the longest, and because it's WR). But the lens that spend the most time on the camera nowadays is the 35 2.4, then the 15 ltd.

However, I think the 18-135 would be very useful indeed - it may well be my next acquisition.
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