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03-31-2013, 11:33 PM   #16
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Thanks to all for your advice. I have ordered a 21mm f3.2. Look forward to getting it in a few days!

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QuoteOriginally posted by Pauld Quote
One of my absolute favorite lenses is my Sigma 30mm F1.4 EX DC HSM. It's a great focal length, compact size and very fast at f1.4. I used this lens as a primary lens on a recent trip to Mexico and it performed perfectly. They pop up occasionally in the marketplace but even new they aren't ridiculously expensive.
Good advice. I am loving my Sigma 30 mm, especially for low-light portraiture it is amazing. I actually find myself trying to reduce the amount of light in the room in order to retain the 1.4 aperture and a reasonable shutter speed for hand-held photography. The Sigma 30 mm is giving me some of the 3-D effects that I have experienced with my limiteds (43 & 77), and in fact I bought the inexpensive Sigma as a sort of LBA vaccination against the 31 mm! This lens is a fantastic buy for the money.
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Enjoy it, that is a great lens, but I found it a little to wide for my personal likings.

Paris with DA 40mm:
https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/post-your-photos/162001-travel-paris.html

Races with FA 31mm:
https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/post-your-photos/181822-people-duindigt-l...-pictures.html
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Look around for a cheap manual focus 50mm too, you wont regret it. M/k 1.4 1.7. For a fraction of the cost you can play with another sharp focal length.

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