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01-23-2018, 08:17 PM   #16

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The simplest solution is take your DFA 24-70mm and supplement it with a DA HD 55-300mm WR. Doesn't have to be the PLM version, the older one is fine optically, and gives you a true 300mm even at closer distances. It is also well-built, and apparently is usable for FF. I really like mine. Even better, if you can also manage having a compact APS-C body along as well, you could have the 55-300mm on it and the 24-70mm on your K-1, so you could grab virtually any shot that comes up without having to change lenses. If you are with a companion, that might help in this case.

01-24-2018, 06:11 AM   #17
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QuoteOriginally posted by jatrax Quote
DA*60-250 this needs modified a bit but when that is done it works just fine on FF. I modded mine and it is what I use for tele-zoom. Not the fastest focusing, but excellent images
F 70-210 f/4-5.6 an old standby. Very small very fast to focus and decent image quality. I still pack it occasionally when I want to travel light.

PS. I am considering selling the FA 100-300, if interested PM me and we can talk.
These three lenses are exactly what I would have recommended. I'd look into it. For the 100-300, consider only the F4.7 version, the F4.5 is not as good.
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The DFA 28-105 is one of the few lenses that just continues to impress me. It always goes with me with the K-1. That and a DA*200 would about be your best FF lightweight kit in my opinion.
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I'm guessing the DFA 28-105 would be best, but when I can afford a K-1, for travelling around, I've held on to my Tamron 24-135. It won't match up in quality to the 28-105, but it's both wider and longer, so it's handier for travel. There are still copies out there and available.

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Iíd take the 14, a 28-105, and one of the 70-300s.

Thatís a good compromise of good and light ...

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