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09-09-2009, 10:38 PM   #1
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Greetings from canada


Just dropping in to follow the tradition. I have been shooting with a canon powershot for the past ..errr, several years. My brother decided to give me a K200D for a present several months ago, and I am. Currently shooting with a walk-around 28-300mm macro sigma, i am looking for a 1:1 macro and a wide angle to be a well rounded individual.

You'll see me popping around asking silly questions like...really, what is a focal length ? >_< And stuff like that. Be patient, i will get it eventually

09-09-2009, 10:45 PM   #2
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Well, welcome here.
Your brother is generous and you'll find it capable of shooting just about anything.
Have a look at the forum's lens database for more info on lenses.
Wide angle options are many, such as the Pentax DA 12-24mm, Sigma 10-20mm, and Tamron 10-24 for zooms, as well as the Pentax DA 14, DA 15 limited and DA 21 limited for primes.
Macro lenses are just as numerous, depending on whether you're after AF or MF. Any of the 50 or 100mm offerings are fine. The Sigma 70mm macro is also a highly acclaimed lens.

All the best in that.
09-10-2009, 01:04 AM   #3
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Welcome to the forum. For a great sharp focus Macro lens I find the Sigma 105mm DG Macro works great on a Pentax camera. And as Ash suggested for a UWA lens the Sigma 10-20mm is very good.
09-10-2009, 01:18 AM   #4
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Welcome to the forum, we've all been at the start at sometime, I just can't remember it now


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