Sigma 18-50mm f/3.5-5.6 DC

Bong Manayon bongmanayon at gmail.com
Thu Oct 15 03:02:49 EDT 2009


Heheheh...secret.

On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 11:53 AM, P. J. Alling
<webstertwentysix at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'd like to know the secret of trading the same lens twice...
>
> Bong Manayon wrote:
>>
>> As far as kit lenses, go the Pentax 18-55 is as good as it gets, so
>> between that and the Sigma, I'd stick with the Pentax.
>>
>> Yeah, I used to have an FA 28-90.  It was not bad, but it was not
>> something to rave about either.  I later traded it for an FA 28-105
>> then an FA 24-90.
>>
>> On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 12:55 AM, Dennis Gibson <wb6tnb at cox.net> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Has anyone used both the Sigma and the Pentax 18-55mm? I shot a bunch of
>>> interiors with the Pentax awhile back and didn't look at them until now.
>>> I
>>> shouldn't be surprised at the barrel distortion at 18mm but it's worse
>>> than
>>> I expected. Previously almost everything was shot outdoors where it's not
>>> as
>>> noticeable. I know; kit lenses aren't anything worth writing home about.
>>> I
>>> wonder if the Sigma is any better. I have an opportunity to get one at a
>>> very reasonable price.
>>>
>>> Anyone here using the Pentax-FA 28-90mm? I'm quite underwhelmed with mine
>>> but fortunately paid very little for it.
>>>
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