Three limited combo for landscape/portrait/walkaround

Started Oct 25, 2011 | Discussions thread
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Three limited combo for landscape/portrait/walkaround
Oct 25, 2011

Hi, I'm new to Pentax and have a K5 kit on order.

This is my dilemma: have about 2000€ budget for a 3 limited lenses combo for walkaround with family, portraits (kids), landscapes. Macro would be a bonus.

Something like:
wide: DA15 or DA21 (wide landscapes)
long normal: DA40 or FA 43 (walkaround everyday lens + landscapes)
tele: DA70 or FA77 or D FA 100 WR (portraits, closeup)

My priorities are: top image quality, compact, light

It seems to me that Pentax marketing is working so well in differentiating limited lenses so that you want them all... DA series is wonderful, but I think if I don't try one of the FA limited I'll want to try later!

I'll start buying only the normal. Then the wide and finally the tele.

I'd be glad if you can share your experience, choices, what you have and why.


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