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04-10-2013, 11:30 AM   #1
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Hello from St. Louis Mo!

Hello everyone!

Finally pulled the trigger last night on a new Pentax K-30! Bought it from amazon ( didn't realize the B&H tie in till today ) and although I got "2nd day" it is slated to be delivered tomorrow! Even if it comes in before the weekend I will be ecstatic! I had a K-r or k-x about 2 years ago, had it for a few months and then "Surprise" it came up missing when I had friends over ( thats what a Marine gets for inviting Navy guys right haha!? Kidding ).

Well - after some researching, saving, waiting and most importantly - recently finding out my wife is pregnant with our first child! I used the 'well - we can take really nice pictures of the baby" excuse and she ran with it! The camera I purchased has the 18-55mm and I already have a 28-90mm and 100-300mm Pentax Lens from the old setup.

Now to get 'un-rusty' and save up for another lens. What do you all suggest should be my first 'real' lens purchase? I know that the 3 lenses I have are all starter and have heard that with the proper glass, the new camera can really shine. True/False?

Thanks in advance and hope to speak with you all and learn a lot!

04-10-2013, 12:08 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum, enjoy it, the new K-30 and the baby when it arrives.

Your just some smooth talker, when it comes to gaining approval on the home front for new camera kit.
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Bonjour from France and welcome to PF ... enjoy the new gear and as a lens selection, look at the DA 35mm f2.4 ... great IQ at a very affordable price ... J
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Welcome to the forum, David. I'll keep my eye out for some baby pics.


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