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Old Mar 30, 2011, 8:43 PM   #1
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Default Pentax lenses for wedding photography

I'm a newby when it comes to digital photography (I have some experience with 35mm though). I have a wedding coming up next soon and a friend of mine will be doing the photography. I purchased a Pentax k-r with 18-55mm kit lense a few months ago and have been playing with it since then. I also purchased DSLR for dummies 2010 version and I rented a Pentax da*60-250mm lense, Pentax 77mm limited 1.8 lense and a AF540 flash w/powerpack for the wedding date. Did I choose the right lenses for wedding photography or should I get different lenses? Also, since I chose a da*60-250mm, am I doubling up by getting the 77mm limited? Would I be better off getting da* equivalent to 18-55 and not get the prime? Anything I'm missing? Any advise would is greatly appreciated.
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Old Mar 31, 2011, 3:14 AM   #2
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Hi is this your wedding and a friend is doing the photography for you
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Old Mar 31, 2011, 10:14 AM   #3
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Lenses for weddings and receptions usually will be in the wide to normal range, going to portrait length. Only thing you might want the long zoom for would be a close shot of groom placing ring on the bride's finger, and maybe a couple others.
The Pentax DSLR and Lens forums are pretty active and you can get better advice there from people familiar with the lenses you have in mind.

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Old Mar 31, 2011, 11:28 AM   #4
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Yes this is my wedding and a relative will be taking the pictures.

I will try posting this in the Pentax lens form as well, thanks
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