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12-16-2015, 11:40 PM   #1
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Hello from beautiful British Columbia

Greetings all, looking forward to learning, sharing and developing the photographers eye with some like minder Pentax friends. Cheers!

---------- Post added 12-16-15 at 11:46 PM ----------

Forgot to mention, I have a K-50 with the kit 18-55 and 50-200 lenses. Looking for a good tripod and a fast prime or standard zoom.

12-17-2015, 01:24 AM   #2
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Great place to start shooting! Look towards a Pentax FA 50 f1.4 or a sigma 17-50 f2.8.
12-17-2015, 08:57 AM   #3
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12-17-2015, 09:04 AM   #4
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Welcome to the forum.

Fast prime... DA 50 1.8. It's not worth thinking about at it's current price, just buy it.
The DA 35 2.4 is also a great deal.

The Pentax 18-55 is actually a very good lens. I'd hold off on a standard lens until you can get a DA 16-85, or DA 18-135. If you really want faster the Tamron 17-50 is also a really popular choice.

The 18-135 is the best all purpose lens out there, the 16-85 requires less learning curve an is excellent in it's range but has less range and is more expensive. Both have extensive threads where you can see their images.

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/10-pentax-slr-lens-discussion/301618-da-1...can-do-10.html

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/10-pentax-slr-lens-discussion/179869-da-1...can-do-90.html

12-17-2015, 09:16 AM   #5
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12-18-2015, 06:35 AM   #7
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Welcome from Alabama I 2nd normhead's choices except i went with the DA*16-50.
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