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09-15-2014, 07:10 AM   #1
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Hello new Pentax user

Hello

My name is Rabecca I am fairly new to Pentax cameras I was a Canon girl prior for 7yrs so still trying to learn the settings and lens compatibility with my Pentax K-30 WP camera..


I currently have been trying to find out about a couple lenses to see if they are compatible however my posts are no longer showing from a few days ago... not sure why this would be...

It shows I have no posts when I know it did post

I asked about a Sigma 75-210 lens which I since found out from Sigma is compatible just needed to switch focal ring to A

As for the Haminex 35mm f/2.8 I still have no answers B&H says is should be a K lens and should work the back mount part looks different than my sigma and my pentax kit lens ; /

anyone here familiar with using Haminex lenses on K-30 body? do I need an attachment or connect direct? I don't want to mess up my sensors on my body as I have done this years ago with my film camera put my mother in laws lens on my camera body messed up my sensors...

I also have been trying to find out when one would use a converter lens, i was looking at this one in my area Chinon Pentax 2x converter

thanks

09-15-2014, 07:14 AM   #2
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welcome to the forums. I am a former canon user as well. Glad you saw the light.
09-15-2014, 11:35 AM   #3
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QuoteOriginally posted by rprimeau95 Quote
I also have been trying to find out when one would use a converter lens
Welcome to the forum, I tend to only use tele convertors as a real last resort, as there is usually some IQ degradation.
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Welcome and enjoy with Pentax.

09-15-2014, 12:36 PM   #5
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Welcome to PF and bonjour from France, Rabecca ... Please post us an image or two soon. Salut, J
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