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10-19-2008, 11:30 AM   #1
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Kit Lens Gallery--Your best

I did not purchase my K10D with the kit lenses--neither the 18-55 or 50-200. I recently switched from the Canon camp and, needless to say, I was not a fan of the Canon kit lens. But I have read and seen that the Pentax kit lenses are good, usable lenses--especially impressive for the price.

How about sharing your very best photos using the Pentax kit lenses. I anticipate some amazing shots accomplished with relatively modest gear.

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Pentax K10D with 18-55mm

Strait out of the camera,no PP.
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Two of my favorites -




More here: Pentax P-DA smc 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 Photo Gallery by betsypdx at pbase.com
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Well this is not the first nor will be the last 18-55-thread, and that's a good sign in itself, right?
Using this lens as allround-lens of course and especially as an APS-C wide angle, trying to stay above 21mm and f/7.1. (see photozone as a reference).

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SMC Pentax-DA 1:3.5-5.6 18-55mm AL on K100D, 21mm f/8 30sec.

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From Da 18-55 II

This is one of my favorites for the detail in the image. Just a quick snap on the back porch while dog sitting for a friend.

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I'll admit to not using the kit nearly as much as I should have before replacing it with the Sigma 17-70. Here's one of the few photos taken with it:



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Thanks for your responses! These are very impressive--great use of what is supposed to be a "starter" lens, eh?
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Here are a few with my Kit lens MK I







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A bit of vignetting, but I like it-
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Not my all-time favorite...just my most recent favorite.
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I really like the kit 18-55II. Beats the crap out of the 18-55 on my roomate's XTi.
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QuoteOriginally posted by TaoMaas Quote
Not my all-time favorite...just my most recent favorite.
I love that shot. Is there a glass wall between the mums and pumpkins?
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