K-30 +18-55mm & 50-200mm for $600

Started Jul 31, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: K-30 +18-55mm & 50-200mm for $600
In reply to Mike Hiran, Jul 31, 2013

Yes, especially if they're both WR.

Now, bear in mind these are 'kit' lenses, with all the limitations you would expect from a starter kit. Slow maximum aperture (especially at longer focal lengths), average to slightly better-than-average image quality and low resale value (this value would be vastly improved if they're WR).

If you don't intend to pixel-peep or make huge blow-ups, don't normally shoot in low light conditions (the K-30's high-ISO performance will help here) and don't feel you'll want an upgrade too soon, you'll effectively have the 18-200mm range covered with 2 lenses, plus a very good body.



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