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12-19-2015, 10:25 PM   #1
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Favorite body and lens combination

I love my K-3 and all of my Pentax glass. However, I've been thinking of what lens I enjoy shooting with the most - not necessarily the one I use the most but the one I enjoy the most. It is without a doubt my K-3 and the DA* 55 f/1.4. So my question to the forum members is what camera and lens do you enjoy shooting with the most?

12-19-2015, 10:55 PM   #2
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QuoteOriginally posted by sumitkar1971 Quote
I love my K-3 and all of my Pentax glass. However, I've been thinking of what lens I enjoy shooting with the most - not necessarily the one I use the most but the one I enjoy the most. It is without a doubt my K-3 and the DA* 55 f/1.4. So my question to the forum members is what camera and lens do you enjoy shooting with the most?
Well, I enjoy my Pentax K100D Super and my Takumar F 70~210mm 1:4-5.6 Lens. This is not only a comfortable combination, but this match up seems to produce much more satisfactory results than others that I have. The camera has features that I use, i.e., Shake, rattle and roll reduction, Fn for self-timer and remote control activations, Auto Exposure Lock, Exposure Compensation, Auto and Manual focus capabilities. The lens is really awesome, very sharp at all focal lengths. Thanks for reading.

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K3II and FA 31mm limited...

The DA* 55 f/1.4 is my second choice.
12-19-2015, 11:47 PM   #4
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K-3 and FA 31/1.8 Ltd.
And also K-3 and DA 70/2.4 Ltd.

12-20-2015, 12:20 AM   #5
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K-3 and FA 50mm Macro lens or DFA 100mm macro lens
12-20-2015, 01:10 AM   #6
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I love my K-50 and the DA35mm, however I love the combo of my Oly E-1 and Zuiko 9-18mm
12-20-2015, 01:12 AM   #7
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K5 II or K5 IIs and DA*50-135 for portraits.
12-20-2015, 02:07 AM   #8
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QuoteOriginally posted by sumitkar1971 Quote
Favorite body and lens combination
For me it still has to be an LX coupled with my "Special Lady” (SMC Pentax-A 50mm F1.2).


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12-20-2015, 02:08 AM   #9
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Favorite combo camera and lens

K-3 with 77mm ltd
K-3 with Canon FL 55mm f 1.2 (adapted for Pentax), Manual focus
K-3 with 31mm
12-20-2015, 06:10 AM   #10
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My K3 and DA*16-50, for a general walk or hike it is the K50 and the DA 18-135.
12-20-2015, 06:32 AM   #11
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K100DS with A50 f1.7
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K5II with F50 1.7
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K1000 with A50 f1.7

do you see a pattern here?
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My favorite combination depends on what I'm shooting.

For studio/portrait work it's the K-3 and DA70Ltd.

For walking around/vacations it's the K-3 and 18-135 for versatility, supplemented with the DA35 Plastic Fantastic.

I have just acquired the 10-17 Fisheye, and although I haven't had a chance to put it through the paces, I can see this lens quickly becoming a favorite.
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For all weather versatility: K-5 and 18-135; best fair weather or indoors all-rounder, K-5 and 18-250.

Fond memories: *ist-DL (RIP) and 40 Limited for an awesome low-profile combination.

I can see this changing after Christmas.
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K30 and the DA*50-135. It's great to know you're going to get an excellent image every time you click the shutter. I'll probably like the k3ii I replace it with just as much. I also have the 20-40 ltd and while its also excellent I love the 50-135 more.

Traveling with my ZX-7 and 40 limited today to Seattle though for a great lightweight AF film setup.
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K-3 with DA 35 Limited Macro, and DA 21 Limited in my pocket if wider angle in needed.
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