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08-28-2011, 05:07 PM   #1
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Hello from San Antonio, TX

Hello there! Name is Jason and I'm a new photograph student at San Antonio College. I started out with me, and my dad, and a telescope dabbling in Astrophotography with an old K1000. One thing lead to another, and now i've got my own K2000 and some money to spend on accessories for it! I don't have tons to spend but I do want descent... so I'm thinking:

The Pentax Sling bag is a no brainer... (It looks just right for someone starting out).
But I'm seriously thinking of investing in the Pentax DAL 50-200mm and 55-300mm Zooms. Anyone suggest a good telephoto to add?
Also want a limtied macro... might anyone suggest?
I have a light tripod (Nikon / Manfrotto 848).
No shortage of SD cards, descent PC with plenty of room... got a cleaning cloth too... not quite a rookie but I'm definetly learning.

Here's some of what I consider my best shots. Except for the Moon photo which was taken with a 90mm Refractor, they were all taken with the DAL 18-55mm.
There are more photos in my photo gallery.

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08-28-2011, 05:42 PM   #2
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QuoteOriginally posted by ScreamingIdiot Quote
Pentax DAL 50-200mm and 55-300mm Zooms
I think that if you get the 55-300mm, there's not much sense in getting the 50-200mm. The 55-300mm is generally regarded as a superior lens:
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