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01-17-2014, 09:49 PM   #1
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Hello,
I just want to say hello, as i am a new pentax owner and new to the forum. I just purchased a k-5 from adorama, and picked up a 50mm f2 smc k-m, 200mm f4 smc k-m and a sears 135mm mc k-m. I am transitioning from a sony a700 and minolta lenses. With the pentax i wanted to start out with a few primes first, and the older m lenses are an inexpensive way for me to start. I am a big railfan and spend my weekends at various locations shooting freight trains and high speed amtraks. any tips on lenses primes first and zooms would be a big help.

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john

01-18-2014, 12:31 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum John, good to have you on board.
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Welcome aboard, I'm a prime man myself but know nothing about shooting railways, have a look at the lens section here on the forum, it may well shed a bit of light for you.
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Did you say a Sears lens? Is this the department store?

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