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09-10-2013, 12:59 PM   #1
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Hey everyone! My name is Jillian...the pentax k30 is my first DSLR, and I'm loving it! So happy to have found this forum and other pentax lovers.
also...any suggestions for "must have" lenses would be appreciated...I've just been working with the kit (18-55 mm) and a prime (2.4/35mm), but looking to add more. thanks!

09-10-2013, 02:35 PM   #2
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Welcome Jillian. Lens recommendations depends on what type of pictures you might want to take. You can find reviews and picture samples of lenses on this forum. You're going to get a lot of recommendations for various reasons......
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Must have??? Practice! Get comfy with those 2 lenses and count how many times you say you wished you had in a zoomier lens, a wider angle or a tripod. if it's more than a few times, budget to get one!

Dig into this site and you'll find lots of inspiration.

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Welcome to PF and bonjour from France ... enjoy the forum and happy lens hunting ... J

PS - Get a super performing and not too expensive M 50/1.7 and learn to shoot full manual ... lots of fun !

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QuoteOriginally posted by JLWalther Quote
...any suggestions for "must have" lenses would be appreciated...I've just been working with the kit (18-55 mm) and a prime (2.4/35mm), but looking to add more. thanks!
Wider and longer. There are so many :-)

09-11-2013, 05:16 AM   #6
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New lenses should be about what you can't do with your current kit. What do you want to do? What will it take to do it?

Meanwhile enjoy the late summer and autumn, with the great photography opportunities of the season.
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QuoteOriginally posted by JLWalther Quote
also...any suggestions for "must have" lenses would be appreciated
Welcome to the forum, that's a fatal question to ask around here, well the answer is really all of them, you could be penniless in minutes.

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