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12-14-2008, 09:45 AM   #1
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Suggestion for a first lens upgrade

Hi everyone,

I own a Pentax PZ-10 (or Z-10 as somewhere is called), and I started to make some photos recently always using the equipped SMC PENTAX-F 1:4-5:6 35-80mm.

Now I'd like to "upgrade", buyng a wideangle lens and/or a telephoto lens.

What models would you suggest for an amateur who doesn't want to spend too much money (because he doesen't have it...)

Thanks all!

12-14-2008, 11:38 AM   #2
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Hi Andrea,
When you say "upgrade" does that mean you're replacing your 35-80mm? Or do you want to add a wide angle/telephoto thats not within that range?
12-14-2008, 12:39 PM   #3
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When I had zooms for my film kit, it was these two.
A 25-50mm
A 24-50/4
A 70-210mm
A 70-210/4
I had many years of good shooting with these.
If you don't mind manual focus, a lot of the A and M lenses are very good and rather inexpensive.
12-14-2008, 03:32 PM   #4
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First of all, thanks to those who had reply!

What I had in mind to do is to buy lenses to take picture to subject in different situations from those very close to those that are more distant

As I told I'm a total newbie on camera's accesories in general and that's why i posted here for suggestions!

I looked the section of the forum with the reviews of the lenses and noticed good comments about some of the F-SERIES which are also not very expensive, what can you tell me about these lens?


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