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09-14-2015, 07:19 PM   #1
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I am new to this website, I have a Pentax DSLR K200 camera and I am not satisfied with the lens included when I bought it in Thailand. I am looking for replacing my current everyday lens to a much better lens, able to capture low lights with very clear shots. Hope you could help me. Any lens brand will do as long as it fits my camera mounting.


09-14-2015, 07:27 PM   #2
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What kind of budget?

Cheap -> Good -> Fast

Pick 2.
09-14-2015, 07:27 PM   #3
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Stop into the lens database. You will get a lot of across the board, reliable information there.
09-15-2015, 12:13 AM   #4
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QuoteOriginally posted by boriscleto Quote
What kind of budget?

Cheap -> Good -> Fast

Pick 2.
Sometimes it possible to combine all 3.

I would recommend DA 50/1.8 as a lens that can do all three.
It's one of the cheapest Pentax lens, among the fastest and good optical quality.

Not a replacement for the kit lens but a very good addon when needing fast lens.

SMC Pentax-DA 50mm F1.8 Reviews - DA Prime Lenses - Pentax Lens Reviews & Lens Database

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I would recommend Sigma 17-70 2.8-4.5 DC Macro, non HSM can get for under $200 used.
Very good performer.
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QuoteOriginally posted by alamo5000 Quote
Stop into the lens database
Welcome to the forum, +1 on this.
09-16-2015, 06:11 AM   #7
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If you want a wider than 50mm lens, the Sigma 28mm or 30mm f1.8 lenses can be found for around $300 or so. They perform well wide-open.

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