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03-09-2016, 07:41 AM   #1
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I have been lurking on the site for some time, reading reviews, getting very good advice from fellow Pentax users.
We have a K5ii,a Kx and a K200d, and smattering of lenses.

Mainly interested in shooting in low light (live music) venues.
But shoot all kinds of other stuff, rural interests, etc.
Mostly drawn to fast and sharp lenses.
Can some-one around here point me to the educational aspect of Pentax lenses?
Differences between "green star" D DA FA, etc.
There's a section on this somewhere right?

I really need to educate myself.

03-09-2016, 08:45 AM   #2

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Welcome and enjoy.

You will find lens reviews and specifications including differences etc here: Pentax Lenses - Pentax Lens Reviews & Lens Database

There will be lots of opinions from forum members and you can take heed of them all. The forum members are knowledgable and mostly very friendly and positive
03-09-2016, 01:48 PM   #3
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Welcome aboard, you don't need to lurk any more now your formally introduced, just jump right in whenever you want.
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See this article for more info on lens series:
Pentax K-Mount Lenses Explained: The differences between various Pentax lens series

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