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02-08-2016, 07:01 PM   #1
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I have been browsing this forum for many years, but have only now registered. I use to live in South Africa, but moved to Canada, Alberta about a year ago. The Pentax gear in South Africa is ridiculously expensive due to import customs, but here in Canada it is much more affordable (relatively).

My dad use to be an avid Pentax Film enthusiast, so I have been using his legacy lenses. Now I need to buy my own after moving! I need a good portrait lens due to my 18-135mm not being sharp enough, I thought I would snoop around the buy/sell area!

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Welcome! And, good luck.
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Welcome to the forum Ben, good to have you on board.
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Hi Ben. Welcome aboard the forum. I hope you find the lens you want " snooping " the forum !!! Looking forward to seeing some of your photographs.

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Hi Ben, welcome from Alabama
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Welcome from Chicago!

I'd look at the DA50mm lens, it's inexpensive and should give you a decent distance for portraits.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Benherbst Quote
so I have been using his legacy lenses. Now I need to buy my own after moving!
Welcome, can't you convince him... that they need a holiday with you?

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Thank you for the kind words, thought I'd share a few pictures as requested
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