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07-10-2009, 02:37 AM   #1
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Zoom lens for K1000

Hi Everybody. I use 28mm and 50mm primes with my K1000. Have you any suggestions for me as to what would be a good quality zoom in the 28-50mm (approx) range for me to use. I wont be giving up the primes. It's just that for casual photography, like family events, it could be very convenient. Thanks.

07-10-2009, 03:02 AM   #2
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Maybe the 28-90 Vivitar Series 1 (often made by Komine). It's a heavy chunk of glass but a decent lens overall.
07-10-2009, 04:11 AM   #3
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you might want to look at a 24-48 pentax zoom. Not sure exact F stop range, but it gets you a little wider.
07-10-2009, 07:07 AM   #4
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Thank you both for the suggestions. I hadn't thought of Vivitar either.


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