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11-02-2013, 08:38 AM   #1
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Which lens is better?

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I want to buy not expensive DSLR. On first look K30 look impressive. Much cheaper than new k-50 and also funcional. What do you think about this model? Can you advice me other?

I found it in many Lens configuration, but do not know what these it mean. Could you tell me which one is better and why?

11-02-2013, 09:02 AM   #2
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The K-30 is a really good camera. As for lenses it will depend on what you shoot . The kit 18-55 lens is a good lens to start with ,and helps keep the cost down. If you want more reach the 18-135 gets a good report but increases the cost of the set.

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k-30 and k-50 are very similar. If there is a big savings go for the k-30, if not the k-50 is newer.

For lenses, it is very hard to say which is 'best'. Which is best for a given purpose? The 18-55 plus 50-200 kit gives you a two lens kit that covers 18mm to 200mm. The 18-135 is a good lens that covers much of what many people will be shooting.

But only you can say what focal lengths you need. If you never shoot anything over 50mm then save money and get the 18-55 alone. If you don't want to change lenses then maybe the 18-135 will work. If you want to shoot long telephoto then look at the 18-55 plus 55-300 kit.

Sorry, but no one but you can say which is best for you. The image quality between 18-55, 18-135, 50-200, and 55-300 is all similar, many say the 18-135 is slightly better and the 55-300 gets many good reviews. But all are consumer grade lenses. To move up significantly you need to go to DA* line which is $1,000 per lens or more.
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Between this lens? Id there big difference?

Kit 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 ED AL II (IF)
DA 18-55mm WR lens

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The only difference is the weathersealing, those 2 are in essence the same lens.
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The K-30 will give you just as good a camera as the K-50, at a very attractive price. Although it may be somewhat more expensive, I think the 18-135 would be a very good lens choice. It has greater range than the 18-55 and is weather resistant as well. I think as a starter choice, it would be better, if you can afford the premium.
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