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01-01-2010, 12:31 PM   #1
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100mm F2.8 Macro


First, I hope I posted this in the right thread.

In terms of experience, I'm fairly new to my K10D and I'm looking to purchase a 100m Macro. Any recommendations on what you consider a good Marco lens for my K10D? Also, if I could find a vendor with the best price and a USA warranty, that would be fantastic.

Here's the lens I'm looking at: PENTAX-D FA 100mm F2.8 Macro. What other manufactures of lenses should I be looking at?

01-01-2010, 12:36 PM   #2
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Assuming that this is roughly the focal length that you want, Sigma makes a 105mm f2.8 macro and Tamron a 90mm f2.8. I have seen more good things about the Tamron, but I'm sure they all work well. The other possibility would be to look into a Raynox 150 or 250.
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They are all good. You can't go wrong with a 100ish mm macro lens of any make.
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The DFA 100 is a fine macro - not as solidly built as the predecessor, the FA 100, but optically very good nonetheless.

You'll be impressed whichever way you go.

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Wheatfield: They are all good. You can't go wrong with a 100ish mm macro lens of any make.
I do believe Wheatfield is correct!

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