Needing something wider.

Started Sep 29, 2011 | Discussions thread
britcam Senior Member • Posts: 2,457
Re: Example of use @ 12mm [3 IMG]

I recently decided on a full system switch to Pentax, and went for the K5.

In France, I found a kit option with the 16-50, that gave me a compact quality lens and excellent IQ. After that came the great 50-135 to give me the equivalent of 70-200 in my old film days ...

Finally came the Sigma 10-20 - the original, slower model. I read a few reports that the later model with faster lens does not show quite the same IQ. In use, the ability of the K5 to operate at high ISO with little noise has overcome any speed issues.

So that's my kit! Coming from Olympus, anyone claiming that these lenses are bulky / heavy, needs to use the ZD f2 lenses for a while @ 1.6kg a pop!

Several thousand pics over the past three weeks, and am very happy. You will find distortion and purple fringing, but that's not difficult to deal with.

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