Should Pentax makes lenses with more COMMON focal lengths?

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Re: Should Pentax makes lenses with more COMMON focal lengths?

Marques Lamont wrote:

Winder wrote:

I don't care if Pentax makes the exact focal length as the big three, but they definitely need to fill some holes. I don't care if it is an 85mm or 90mm, but there needs to be something. 135mm and 150mm would be nice.

Interesting points. I agree.

I find it something to think about, that Pentax has a 200mm f/2.8 crop sensor lens. But, that is not exactly a "crop sensor" field of view.

So where does the DA* 200mm f/2.8 fit into the equation? If they were trying for APS-C equivalent focal lengths, how did they get a 200mm instead of 135mm?

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The DA* 200 is our 300, the 300 is our 450!

(but we do need a 135 2.8, IMO. A small Limited would be nice.)

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