Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
02-05-2014, 11:39 PM   #16
Junior Member




Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 45
Original Poster
Thanx Pentaxians,

I chose Sigma 24-70 and Sigma 17-50. I had a chance to test focal ranges by using my friends Canon who has 24-105 L and 17-55 f2.8 lenses.
Any of 24-70 and 17-50 focal ranges are fine with me. I am so mean on wide angle difference of 7mm (it is huge difference), but it can be handled with my 18-250.
But the main thing is that if there are the lenses available at only one local lens store where sometimes Pentax gear sold.
I go to the shop and see if there is any of the lenses. If not I will shop online.

Of course I will buy one of these two.
Sigma 24-70 is high prior, 17-50 is less prior.

02-06-2014, 07:06 AM   #17
Veteran Member
sterretje's Avatar

Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Roodepoort, South Africa
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 3,534
QuoteOriginally posted by manishved Quote
Have you considered the DA 16-50?
On a small budget ?
02-06-2014, 01:02 PM   #18
Pentaxian
ChristianRock's Avatar

Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Woodstock, GA
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 4,466
If the Sigma 18-35 f/1.8 comes out in the next two months, it would be a superb wedding lens. The street price should be 800 dollars, so that might be a bit over your budget...
02-06-2014, 05:41 PM   #19
Junior Member




Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 45
Original Poster
QuoteOriginally posted by sterretje Quote
On a small budget ?
between $400-450 or less.

02-06-2014, 05:49 PM   #20
Veteran Member




Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Manteca, CA
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 1,653
The tamron 17-50 is a very solid choice. You said you had a small budget so I would think the 16-50 is a little to much.
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
f2.8, k-mount, lens, lens suggestions, pentax lens, photo, shootings, sigma, slr lens, tamron
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New old lens suggestions please! Cloapex Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 9 01-27-2014 02:29 PM
M50mm f1.4 lens - Advise Needed !! Ali Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 28 06-15-2012 01:02 PM
advise needed:wide-angle lens Slice Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 4 11-09-2009 10:22 AM
Wich lens for birding ? Please advise netuser Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 22 07-15-2009 05:04 AM
Lens Advise please Murphy2004 Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 4 10-21-2008 06:06 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:03 AM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top