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09-15-2013, 01:23 AM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by Foma2 Quote
Thanks, everyone.
I can see that 16-50 would allow more context and can still be OK even for indoor sports.
50-135 is more for wild life (a bit short I know but can be still OK) and more portrait style shots, which can be OK as well at outside parties.

In regards to a second body, as a matter of fact I've got one sitting on a shelf doing nothing since I got a K-01 camera. It is my 3 year old Pentax K-x. Good camera but with appauling video capabilitis (almost unusable for me) and definitely not as good sensor as the one used in K-01, which IQ is almost in par with K-5.
So, I am wondering which lens to be hooked to a 2nd camera, i.e. to K-x ? IQ and video of what kind of shots I can sacrifice ? Also, K-x has good burst mode in raw, K-01 is pathetic with 1 fps (I know a workaround with braketing, or another option is to switch to jpeg but both are quite inconvenient to my taste).
It looks like when I need both lenses K-01+16-50 and K-x+50-135 is the best combination.
Not owning a K-01 but I think you`re right. The 50-135 is your biggest lens and longer focal lenghts require more stability. The better grip and VF of the K-x will make it easier to hold and stabilize (I think)


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