System with best "bang for buck" lenses?

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Re: System with best "bang for buck" lenses?
In reply to thechoson, 3 months ago

I would have to say Pentax .

Even the latest bodies are backwards compatible with all 28 million K mount lenses produced , and with the earlier screw mount lenses using an adaptor . Few other makes have full compatibility with legacy glass .

Used SMC-M glass is still abundantly available at very reasonable prices , many of which are still very fine optics ; the current production ranges from economy kit lenses to the world class Limited series . Many Pentax lenses were designed in collaboration with Carl Zeiss .

Then there are third party manufacturers such as Sigma , Tamron etc who also produce glass for the Pentax mount ( of course they do this for most mounts , but only Pentax have such a wide range of original primes and zooms available at bargain prices ) .
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