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04-08-2011, 11:26 PM   #1
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Hi from the Red River Valley...

I just found this forum. It's great there is a forum just for Pentax users.

I have a Pentax K200D, which was given to me as a Christmas gift a few years ago. I also inherited Dad's Pentax SLR camera. I don't remember how old it is, but it is at least 25 years old. Feel as I am still learning how to use them.

I do have a couple questions regarding lenses.

1. Is there a lens just for macro photography? If so, is there one that fits the Pentax K200D?

2. I currently have a zoom that goes from 18-200mm. I would like one that goes to 400 or more. There are a lot on the Internet, and it's a little overwhelming. I'm wondering what y'all suggest as a good lens that's also affordable. I have found this lens on several sites: 420-1600 Lens for Pentax by Kenko. It's model is listed as Vari 420-800mm f/8.3-16.0. It says it comes with a 2x teleconverter. Does anyone know anything about this lens?

Thanks y'all for your help.

04-09-2011, 01:09 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum, you'll find Lens discussion and Review forums on this site where your questions will be answered. It may also pay you to drop in to the Pentax Beginners Corner for additional information you may find useful.
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