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02-19-2016, 01:32 PM   #16
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My everything hiking/landscape go to. The focal length range and lens qualities are a sweet spot for me.

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Embarrassment of riches with Pentax WR walkaround zooms: 16-85, 20-40, 18-135.

All very different.

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So, do you find that there's an advantage to having the 16-85 and 20-40?


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Embarrassment of riches with Pentax WR walkaround zooms: 16-85, 20-40, 18-135.

All very different.
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So, do you find that there's an advantage to having the 16-85 and 20-40?
Don't own any of them, Spodeworld ... I'm referring to all the comments by their owners.

I use a Sigma 17-70 ... for its IQ, not for WR.

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IC. Got one of them too, so maybe I'm just getting greedy.

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Don't own any of them, Spodeworld ... I'm referring to all the comments by their owners.

I use a Sigma 17-70 ... for its IQ, not for WR.
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IC. Got one of them too
Good close focus on it, Spodeworld.

I'm beginning to think if I was forced to live with one lens for a year (gak!) this'd be the one.

The colours are pretty neutral, though - maybe I'd have to shell out for the 16-85 to get the Pentax rendering.
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Great separation, lots of depth, not so great on the Bokeh, brilliant color rendering.
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Which one are we talking about here? Sigma 17-70?

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Great separation, lots of depth, not so great on the Bokeh, brilliant color rendering.


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I love the 16-85, and I agree that color wise it is a bit punchier. That's the beauty of Pentax lenses.

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Good close focus on it, Spodeworld.

I'm beginning to think if I was forced to live with one lens for a year (gak!) this'd be the one.

The colours are pretty neutral, though - maybe I'd have to shell out for the 16-85 to get the Pentax rendering.
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My 20-40 is usually on the camera all the time, taking the place of the 18-135. I have faster lens if needed, as well as longer or wider. Plus being WR is a bonus.
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OK, I caved. Saw a refurb sold by Hunts Photo on Amazon for $429, so I grabbed it. So much for self control!
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So would a square crop of the K-1 completely cover the 20-40mm without vignetting?
If so, that would make for a sweet 24Mp, square-format, wide-angle, zoom image.

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