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08-01-2012, 12:10 PM   #1
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Finally mine tomorrow

finally got approval for the purchase!

I am going for this due to budget reasons and because I wanted two pretty good primes (the 18 - 135 allows me only one prime), yet a WR is key for me as well.

K30 with 18-55 WR
pentax 35mm 2.4
Tamron 90mm macro
Hoya 72 infrared filter for the 35 prime

more primes to come, but should be a good start for nature photography, macro shots,etc...

photos to come!

08-01-2012, 12:22 PM   #2
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Congratulations. Nice setup.
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Great starter setup! Only thing you're missing is telephoto and you could add a 55-300 or something later for not a lot of money. You are going to have a blast!
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A fine start indeed. When you can, grab any manual-focus 50mm and 135mm & see how you feel in M mode. That will open up a whole range of bargain primes if you are comfortable with it - and focus peaking should make manual focus a breeze if not a blast!

08-01-2012, 09:17 PM   #5
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Thanks guys, looking really forward to it! I am keeping my eye out for some old M primes as well to fill the gaps. I wish I could get a few more primes, but the wife put a stop to that hehe. Should keep me going for a while though!

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