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11-29-2016, 05:05 PM   #1
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Pentax 28-105 or Tamron 28-75 on the K-1

For a Standard Walk around one lens vacation solution, on the K1 what do you folks suggest? Just as an FYI, I have the DA 55, DFA 77, DFA 100, Tamron 70-200. The Pentax 24-70 is out of my price range - Willing to spend around $700 US

11-29-2016, 05:13 PM   #2
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I have the 28-105 and I'm happy with it. The Tamron is a little faster at f2.8 but with the K-1 high iso capability I don't see that as an issue.
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I too am happy with the 28-105. I haven't tried the Tamron myself, but have heard (mostly) good reports. Which is more valuable to you: the Tamron's greater speed, or the added FL and WR of the Pentax?
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The 28-105 is an excellent walk round lens, and it has WR, which is a great big plus!

That bit of extra reach comes in handy on the K1 too.

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I'd try to find a Sigma 24-70 due to your budget since ti will be a great match to your 70-200.
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