Alternative to Pentax 17-70/4

Started Apr 20, 2014 | Questions thread
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starbase218 Regular Member • Posts: 101
Re: Alternative to Pentax 17-70/4

The only lens I know of that has a similar focal range and a faster aperture is the Sigma 17-70/2.8-4. But that's only faster at the wide end, not at the tele end.

With a 24-70/2.8 you will lose much wide-angle. I used a Pentax 16-45/4 and Tamron 28-75/2.8 years ago but replaced it with the 17-70/4 because I had to change lenses all the time. 24mm is wider then 28, but it still doesn't come close to 17.

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Sony RX100 Pentax K-3 Pentax smc DA* 16-50mm F2.8 ED AL (IF) SDM Pentax smc DA* 50-135mm F2.8 ED (IF) SDM Pentax smc DA 12-24mm F4.0 ED AL (IF) +4 more
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