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12-16-2012, 08:38 PM   #1
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I currently have a Canon EOS Rebel XSi and I am trying to get rid of it so I can get a Pentax K-30! Even if I can't unload the Canon, I plan to get the Pentax.

I like the idea of in-body image stabilization and the video option, though I probably won't use that as much except maybe for weddings.

I want to get more into macro shooting (my kids love to bring me bugs and critters to photo), but I want to know if and which macro lenses are best. Tax return is coming up so money only matters as related to quality.

Please let me know your opinions/experiences. Thank you.

12-16-2012, 08:42 PM   #2
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This lens is probably gives the most bang for your buck at the moment:
Tamron SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Autofocus Lens for Pentax

Here is our comparative review vs. the more expensive Pentax counterpart:
Tamron 90mm Macro vs Pentax 100mm WR: Review - Introduction - PentaxForums.com

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12-16-2012, 08:54 PM   #3
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Wow, that'll save me about $300, thank you!!
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Sometimes the FA 100/2.8 macro comes up for sale in the marketplace for a very decent offer. Those lenses are solid and optically excellent also.

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