Pentax as first DSLR?

Started Jul 17, 2013 | Discussions thread
yardcoyote
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Re: K30
In reply to Tckay, Jul 18, 2013

So pretty!  Those are nice shots, and exactly the kind of thing I like to do (though I'm sure I won't do it nearly so well).  A little research shows that the 35 mm equivalent focal length of this lens on an APS-C DSLR is 105 mm-- am I right?  That's a good length for a tele, but a little longer than I like for everyday carry.  I read with enthusiasm, however, that there is a 50 mm in the same series that is the equivalent of an 80 mm, which is more to my personal taste.  This lens also gets very good reviews and if your images are an example of the quality in this series, I think it might suit me very well.

(This focal length equivalent conversion thing is for the birds. Luckily reviewers seem to remember that lots of us still think in 35mm.)

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