Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
09-13-2008, 02:00 PM   #16
Senior Member




Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Paris
Posts: 222
I would recommend the K28/3.5 and the FA 50/1.4.
The 28 is extremely sharp at all apertures, and makes a perfect walk around lens (42mm equivalent), and the 50 is very highly regarded, is quite sharp and produces beautiful bokeh.
And the kicker is that you can pick up both of those for less than any of the zooms you mentioned...
Something to think about.

09-13-2008, 02:41 PM   #17
Veteran Member
Nesster's Avatar

Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: NJ USA
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 13,047
I can also recommend the A 28/2.8, and any of the Super/SMC Takumar 28/3.5's.
While at it, any of the manual focus 50's would do well.
That is, if you want to go manual focus, you can actually get the whole 28-35-50 set for less than any other lens mentioned, and get just as good if not better results.

But I assumed no manual focus.
09-16-2008, 05:58 PM   #18
Senior Member
paugie's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Quezon City, Philippines
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 165
QuoteOriginally posted by Ted1212 Quote
Do you think the Sigma would give the quality of the primes?
I have read good reviews on the Sigma 24-60/2.8 EX DG. And my copy is sharp. But I can't comment on quality versus primes. I suppose from F4 and smaller it would favorably compare. It is relatively cheap (approx USD240 new). Although the filter can kill you @ 77mm.
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!
10-20mm, 77ltd, copies, k-mount, lens, pentax lens, quality, sigma, slr lens
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
sigma 150-500mm hsm lens pentax fit kositoes Pentax SLR Lens Discussion 12 04-25-2011 12:42 AM
Home Village & Sigma 10-20mm bychan Post Your Photos! 8 06-23-2009 06:22 AM
For Sale - Sold: 18-55mm Kit lens & 20mm Manual lens brettg Sold Items 9 03-31-2009 08:26 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:18 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