Have a K-7, getting Nikon D40...

Started Apr 16, 2010 | Discussions thread
OP Alek79 Regular Member • Posts: 434
Re: Have a K-7, getting Nikon D40...

Thanks David,

Goodenough wrote:

I can't imagine considering a S/H Nikon against a new KX with twin lens kit.

Having owned the original kit lens and seeing images from its more recent iterations, I will never use the kit lens again unless I have to: not my range, too slow and average optics at best. I also own the 50-200 and it's nothing to write home about either.

Makes sense to keep the cameras same mount and share lenses. That would > keep costs down and alow you a more varied selection of lenses.

Absolutely agree with this one except that it's not easy for me to find what I need in the Pentax lineup.

I don't agree with your price comparisons either, you're not comparing equivalent lenses.

The two 35's are not equivalent but there is no alternative to Nikon on the Pentax side.

Just my thoughts

Cheers

David

My general impression is that Pentax from being an affordable solution has come to be one of the most expensive. If only the prices were justified by a proper quality control but not even that. 1200$ for the failing 50-135, please...

Thank you again for your input.

Cheers,

Al

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