Sigma 18-35 f1.8 for Pentax?

Started Apr 18, 2013 | Discussions thread
Jim King
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Re: Sigma 18-35 f1.8 for Pentax?

MightyMike wrote:

Looks like it would be a fun lens to play with and those people who call 810g heavy are just pitiful, I probably can't even do more than one push-up but 810g isn't heavy fro me! i think the weight complainers are just trying to find something to complain about. anyhow i'll bet the lens will be no less then $1500.

Got to disagree with you on this one, Mike.  I have very un-fond memories of carrying a heavy Vivitar Series 1 35--85 in M42 mount all day on my Spotmatic. The thing dug into my neck after 4 or 5 hours and really bothered me.

A big heavy lens like this new Sigma would unbalance a Pentax APS-C body although it might be OK on a big Canon or Nikon.

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