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06-12-2012, 08:54 AM   #1
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Hello from Ontario

Hello everyone,

I am newer here, and use an old K10D with FA50/1.4 for daily shot. 50mm on APS-C is a little bit long for indoor use. so I wish Pentax can offer a Full Frame soon


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06-12-2012, 12:43 PM   #2
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Welcome to the Forum Steve
Many here wish for a Full frame, though if it's field of view that is your concern i will be cheaper to get a k5 and an FA31 than it will be to use the FA 50 on a FF in all likeliehood
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Welcome... there are so many wishing for a full frame here you'll fit right in. Even cheaper, a 35 2.4 at about $200 for your K10D. If that's your only concern I'd be toddling down to Henry's right now.

Enjoy your time here. There are probably more Pentax shooters here than you'll find anywhere else.
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Welcome to the forum and glad to see another Canadian into the bunch.

As for the 50 being too long for indoor use I certainly know how you feel. If you want a quick fix before a ff to come out. I second the DA 35 2.4 or if your more adventurous I'd go for the DA40. Both are excellent lenses. I currently have the DA35 as a substitute until that day comes.

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Love here! Thanks for your quick reply!

Yeah, I have a DA 35/2.4. The lens distortion is magnified when it's used for half length or face portrait in a short distance, especially for little kids. So I guess for the wide angle lenses such as 28 31 or 35mm, the best use for portrait is full length shoot, or for landscape use, not too close to the object. For 40mm, I am not comfortable with its field of view. It's a little bit short for portrait, a little long for landscape.

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