Pentax lenses I want

P. J. Alling webstertwentysix at
Sat Nov 2 22:50:35 EDT 2019

Ah, yes, a gentle Scottish mist, when the heavens open up and the fish 
swim up out of the rivers and into the sky...

On 11/1/2019 8:01 PM, Pat Temmerman wrote:
> Have the DA21... would love if it were fully WP (I live in Scotland. 
> Rain is real.)
> On 01/11/2019 23:39, John Francis wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 01, 2019 at 04:58:45PM -0400, Mark Roberts wrote:
>>> Paul Stenquist wrote:
>>>> I would think a full frame 24-70/4 is very unlikely in that Pentax 
>>>> already offers an excellent 24-70/2.8.
>>> Yeah, it's excellent. But it's also huge compared to the 28-105.
>> ... and with a price tag to match!
>> I could never quite persuade myself I needed the older FA* 28-70/2.8
>> to go along with the FA* 80-200/2.8 that was my main lens. But that's
>> because I was mostly doing motorsports photography - very different
>> from the sort of thing that Juan does - so the 28-105/f4.0-5.6 I had
>> met my needs for the occasional pit or paddock shots.
>> I'm waiting to see whether the announced flagship APS-C camera body
>> makes it all the way into production; if it does, (and assuming that
>> it has the sort of feature upgrades that could tempt me) there's a
>> fairly good chance I'll buy one last Pentax body. But despite what
>> my PDML T-shirt says I'm not sure I'll be buying any more lenses;
>> the main potential candidate - the D FA 150-450 - would add quite
>> a bit to whatever the new body (plus grip) would cost.
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