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03-23-2014, 08:06 AM   #1
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Just bought my first Pentax! A K-5 iis and I love it! Now I am just gonna need some advice since this is my first Pentax, although I wish I had gotten one many many many years ago!!!
I am not gonna go crazy on accessories......yet. I have the standard 18-55mm lens and am in search of a good long distance zoom. I was thinking about the HD PENTAX DA 55-300mm f/4-5.8 ED WR.. I shoot mostly street and static objects. No studio and I will be doing very minimal post processing... guess i would be more of a "Tactical shooter" if you will.. Lots of motorcycle events and and whatnot....

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03-23-2014, 09:07 AM   #2
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Hello Nich Welcome to the Forums and the world of Pentax. There is plenty of knowledge to be had here.
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Welcome to the forum Nich! Looking forward to seeing your images.
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Welcome aboard! The 55-300 is certainly the most affordable decent quality long zoom available. I'd suggest Lightroom, but there are other ways. The biggest thing I need to do with longer zoom shots is adjusting the exposure and contrast a little bit.

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Bonjour from France and welcome to PF, Nich ... hope to see a K-5iis image soon ... Salut, J
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QuoteOriginally posted by NRSweet Quote
"Tactical shooter"
Welcome, now there's a phrase to conjure with.

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