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01-24-2014, 11:05 PM   #61
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I love the sense of depth in this one!

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I love the sense of depth in this one!
Thanks Paul. I have another one, similar, on Flicker. It is very hard to convey the spaciousness one sees in real life. To come anywhere near close, these need to be seen in full size in order to bring out the details.
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I'd like to ask anyone who has the DA 18-55 AL WR version of the lens, does the focusing ring and the zoom ring has some movement (wobble, or something similar), as I've had a chance to hold the 50-200 AL WR lens and it felt a lot sturdier and neither of the rings had any kind of noticeable movement. I know it's not water resistant, but I've got it to go with k5II to use it in a bit more "damp" conditions than usual and I'm kinda concerned now.
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I'd like to ask anyone who has the DA 18-55 AL WR version of the lens, does the focusing ring and the zoom ring has some movement (wobble, or something similar), as I've had a chance to hold the 50-200 AL WR lens and it felt a lot sturdier and neither of the rings had any kind of noticeable movement. I know it's not water resistant, but I've got it to go with k5II to use it in a bit more "damp" conditions than usual and I'm kinda concerned now.
Mine (18/55) has a little play that seems normal for an autofocus lens. I wouldn't call it a wobble unless it was a lot worse than that.
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I brought my 18-55 that came with my K-x camping one time because I didn't want to risk damage to any of my other lenses, then again later hiking in Tahoe. The lens really surprised me, and I haven't cared to buy another wide-angle lens. It has proven itself good enough to be my go-to lens for wide-angle landscapes.

I now have the WR version that came with my K-50, and, being my only weather-sealed lens, I've been dying to get some rain here so I can test it out.


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I think someone said it best that it's a great supersub that I typically only use if WR is important. There are limitations (already mentioned) which is the reason why we buy better lenses but I have taken some nice photos with mine. I haven't seen any reason to upgrade to a better zoom yet.





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@bsamcash -- the TV weather last night said rain's on the way! If you get out in it, post a picture or two. I wonder someday if they'll coat the outer lens glass with some miracle substance that water just won't stick to... no water drops, no rivulets -- just completely clear even in a pouring rain... the ULTIMATE 18-55 WR!
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