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02-16-2016, 02:07 PM   #1
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New Here Hello!

In the process of liquidating all my Micro 4/3 gear. Planning on picking up a Pentax K-3 II.
Need some advice on Pentax lenses. I will be shooting mainly portraits and events. What are the "Must Have." lenses in the Pentax system?

Thanks in advance.

02-16-2016, 02:22 PM   #2
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For events and portraits, the 16-50 2.8 and 50-135 2.8 are in my opinion, the best zooms for that. As for primes, I'm not sure, I've never been a fan of shooting primes, I do have one M 50 1.7 that has not seen much action. There are the 31, 43, and 77 that I haven't seen anyone dislike though.

Ooh, nvm. there is one prime I particularly love and fail to look at it as a prime, no idea why. The 100 WR Macro has been getting a lot of time on my K-3.

And oh, forgot, Welcome to the forums! The K-3ii is a great camera, I have it's predecessor the K-3. wish it had GPS for astrotracing like the K-3ii. I'm thinking of picking up a GPS unit for my K-3.

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02-16-2016, 02:49 PM   #3
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Thanks for the welcome LeDave!
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Welcome aboard! Dig through the more industry pro portion of the site - you'll get plenty of opinions.

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Hi sarge. Welcome to the forum. Some here would say ALL the lenses are must haves !!!
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Welcome and the short answer to the lens question is... all of them.
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Welcome from Alabama! +1 on LeDave's lens selections but would like to add the DA*55

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