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12-18-2007, 11:56 AM   #31
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I will

wait and see what improvements the higher end camera brings. Then I'll wait and see if Pentax is able to produce them with minimal quality control problems. I have no patience with having to return a new anything because it is defective right out of the box.

The body interests me more than the proposed lenses since I am a little sceptical that the IQ of the long FA* lenses can be surpassed..

I wouldn't mind being proven wrong, though...

12-18-2007, 12:10 PM   #32
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I'll see what's announced and then decide. But, if the body is an improvement over the K10D where I want to see improvements then I'll probably get one by the end of next year. If not, then a 50-135 would be on the short list - as well as a macro lens in the 100+mm flavour.
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I'll get the K10D after the new year. Once the K20D/K200D (or whatever they're called) are announced officially the K10D will probably drop further in price. So if I can still find one I'll get one and a 50mm f/1.4 to start off with.
12-18-2007, 02:27 PM   #34
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1) If the K20D is everything it's rumored to be, and the AF speed and high ISO is on par with D300 & 5D (yes, I know it's a lot to ask), I'll get it right away

2) DA lenses that hopefully focus faster than my FA Limiteds. The DA35 SDM & DA55 would be the top of my list. I'd love to see a DA85 1.4 at some point. Please!

12-18-2007, 02:35 PM   #35
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A cheap 16 or 18 /2.8 or 2would be fine for me as well as a 22 or 24 /2.8 or 2.
12-18-2007, 02:41 PM   #36
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I'd like some good zooms. Maybe the 12-24 or 16-45 along with the 60-250. I'll have to sell off some of my existing gear to afford them, though.
12-21-2007, 06:14 PM   #37
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Already having the 10-17, 16-45, 18-55, 31, A50 1.7, 77, A70-210 f4, DFA100, A*200 macro, and A400 5.6 Don't really need any other lenses (actually have other Pentax lenses). Unless its a very large focal length. I do want the K20D. Oh yeah, I want it. Money is in the bank. Wish body was already under the tree.
12-21-2007, 06:56 PM   #38
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Looking to get teh K10d at the end of January. Will wait for the announcement and get the 16-45. But if the price difference isn't too much...will bite the bullet for the upgrade version.

12-21-2007, 07:06 PM   #39
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I have sold a lot of my pentax glass this year, I am hoping that the new stuff will bring me back in. But I have other expenses that I will need to attend to this year as well so we wil have to wait and see.
12-21-2007, 07:39 PM   #40
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Sigma 50-500, New Flash 540 or newer, maybe just maybe the 16-50 2.8, DA300mm. ................what, what, Oh I am awake now. These of course are all things in my dreams I hope to get. Will update the post if reality catches my dreams.
12-21-2007, 07:51 PM   #41
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We need to go to a Sox game together so I can try out your new DA300mm.
12-21-2007, 07:58 PM   #42
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...the new I can have two and start making some $ to support my highly addictive (and very expensive) habit.....
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12-21-2007, 08:37 PM   #44
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Having just ordered the 540-flash, I hope to be getting a DA* 50-135 even though i think i'd maybe like some more range for snowboarding (i have the DA50-200, schneider version though)
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Barondia, what happened to the 43

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