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01-24-2009, 02:11 PM   #1
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28-90mm swap for 18-55mm

I am currently debating on getting a Pentax SMC 18-55mm ver1 lens to use instead of my current Pentax 28-90mm one. Will this change make any difference? Both are entry level kit lenses i am aware. Keep in mind that i am just developing on how to use the camera and learning more and more each day on everything dealing with photography. Does this make sense or is it just a waste and put that money towards a different lens? Thanks

01-24-2009, 02:15 PM   #2
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There's no other way, that costs less than the 18-55 to get that wide. They're also getting to be dirt cheap and it's a better performer than the 28-90 anyway. I say go for it.

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i have gone for the change and i am awaiting for my 18-55 lens in the mail thanks to another member here. i love this forum
01-26-2009, 12:45 PM   #4
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My guess is you'll want to keep both lenses around. You'll love the 18-28 range but also miss the 55-90 range. Frankly, if I had both, I'd probably use the 28-90 more, because I shoot telephoto more than I shoot wide. But better still would be to pair the 18-55 with a telephoto zoom that goes even longer and has less overlap, like the 50-200.


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