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06-03-2009, 12:22 AM   #16
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This could be a fantastic lens if pentax make one with WR and the IQ is really good.
Of course if the new pentax super telephoto is a 135-500 then it would make perfect sense.
I do agree that it will need to have awesome IQ at a reasonable price to sell to canikon owners without OS. The 9 blade aperture is hopefully a good sign for top notch IQ.
Will wait and see.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Miserere Quote

In any case, this discussion is a moot point for us because we'll never see this lens in P/KAF mount, and I doubt Pentax will release a copy of it when they already have Tamron's very good 18-250mm clone in production.
I thought the production of the 18-250 had been terminated?
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This is a very versatile zoom range easily covering 90% of all photographic situations.
Now if only Pentax would offer it as a alternative for the kit lens.
After all Nikon already has the AF-S Zoom-Nikkor ED 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6G IF DX.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Miserere Quote
I wonder how Tokina are going to sell any of these lenses when there are very good 18-250mm superzooms available from the other brands. I can see it's smaller, but I don't know how many people will sacrifice 115mm worth of range for some reduction in size.
I might get it if it were good. Some times I just want a small lens and the kit is not long enough.

I know, I know, I could try a 17-70 but they're heavy too.

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I would like this range for hiking with my kids. Easy to carry, and I wouldn't need anything longer in that situation. It could be very useful.
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Just to update this thread, the lens is out.
But only for Canon and Nikon:

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Optical construction: 15 elements in 9 groups
SD glass: One element
Minimum focus distance: 19.7 in. (0.5m)
Macro Ratio: 1:5.43
Number of diaphragm blades: 9
Filter size: 77mm
Dimensions: 3.46 in. (84mm) X L 3.1 in. (78mm)
Weight: 21.5 oz. (610g)
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