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|Mar 12, 2009, 12:08 PM||#131|
Join Date: Oct 2004
I don't even remember if I ever added to this thread, and I'm not going back thru 8 pages of items to check
Pentax K20D w/grip
Pentax *istDL (now my wife's camera)
Pentax 18-55 (on the DL most of the time)
Sigma 17-70 (on the K20D)
Sigma 70-300 DL Macro
Sigma 135-400 APO
Pentax FA50/2.8 Macro
Sigma 15mm EX Fisheye
Pentax FA28/2.8 AL
Asahi Pentax Extension Tubes
Honeywell Pentax Macro Bellows
Pentax Super-Tak 55/1.8 screwmount (for the bellows)
Pentax 540 Flash
Lowepro MiniTrekker (main bag to carry most stuff)
Kata 3-n-1-20 (day bag for small kit)
SLIK Pro330DX Tripod w/panning/tilt head
That's from memory - I think that's all of it
|Mar 13, 2009, 5:15 PM||#132|
Join Date: Jun 2004
This is the stuff I can remember...
FA 50mm f/1.4
DA 18-55mm Kit lens
SMC M 50mm f/1.7
SMC M 50mm f.1.4
Tamron 90mm f/2.8
Pentax 28-200mm AF
Vivitar Series 1 70-210mm
Sigma 400mm AF
Tamron 1.4X AF teleconverter
Tokina 28-70mm A f/2.8 Macro
Russian 16mm Fisheye f/2.8
Tamrac Expredition 7 backpack
Tamrac Expedition 4 backpack
Dakine Camera Block
Lowepro Slingshot 200
Tamrac Series 5
Lowepro Micro trekker Backpack
Neutral Gray Graduated filters
Slik DX 700 Tripod
Bogen 3033 Tripod
Bogen 3030 head
Bogen 3047 Head
Bogen Ball Head
|Sep 14, 2009, 10:28 AM||#133|
Join Date: Jul 2004
Is it time to revive this thread again? Sounds like lots of new stuff out there.
Riverview, NB, Canada
Pentax K7, K5, K3:
FA 35mm f2, FA 50 f1.4, FA 28-70mm f4, FA 28-80mm f3.5-5.6, F 50mm f1.7, Tamron SP 70-200mm f2.8 Di, DA 10-17 f3.5-4.5, DA 14 f2.8, DA 16-45mm f4, DA 18-55mm 3.5-5.6 WR, DA 50-200mm f4-5.6 WR, AF-540FGZ
Olympus E-PM1, E-PL1, E-P2, E-P5: 9mm to 150mm lenses
|Sep 14, 2009, 7:53 PM||#134|
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Andover, Massachusetts
Never posted mine before so here goes:
Nikon Cool Pix 995
Canon A1 (1980 vintage)
FD 50mm 1.4
Kiron 80-200 F/4 Macro 1:4
Tokina 28-70mm F3.5-4.5 Macro 1:4
Kiron 2x TC
SMC DA 18-55
SMC DA 50-200
SMC A 50mm 1.7
Other K mount Lenses:
MC Zenitar 16mm 2.8
Vivitar Series 1 Macro 105mm 2.8
Tamron 18-250 3.5-6.3 Macro
Tamron - F AF Tele-Converter 1.4X Pz MC4
Tokina AT-X80-400mm 4.5-5.6
Flash: Sunpak Auto 383 Super
Canon Speedlite 177A (works on Pentax DSLR)
Quantaray MS1 Slave flash
Cactus wireless Flash Trigger
Home made butterfly bracket
Fisol CT-3401 Carbon Fiber Tripod
Markins Q3 Ball Head & Camera plate.
Manfrotto 676B Monopod
Home Made Shoulder Support
Camdapter Hand strap
Tamerac (small) Vintage 1980 holds 1 SLR and flash
Lowepro MicroTrekker 200 Backpac
BSA RD30 Red Dot Sight and home made flash shoe mount for same.
Various CP and UV
One Hoya R72 IR filter.
1- 16GB SanDisk Extreme lll
2- 4GB SanDisk Extreme lll
1- 2GB Kingston Elite Pro
1- 1GB Lexar Platinum ll
1- 1GB Micro Center
|Sep 14, 2009, 9:51 PM||#135|
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Frazier Park, CA
Looks like my list needs updating again (sigh!). My kit is pretty much the way I want it, there's still a couple of accessories I'd like to have, but otherwise it's pretty complete.
Pentax ZX-M (don't know if it still works, hasn't been used in 4 years)
Pentax DA 10-17
Pentax DA 12-24
Pentax DA 18-55 (only used on the K100)
Pentax SMC 24mm 2.8
Pentax SMC-M 24-50mm f4 (a lousy lens, not as sharp as the kit lens, can't believe I haven't tossed it out yet)
Pentax SMC-M 50mm 1.4 (mostly used reversed for macros)
Pentax SMC-M 50mm 1.7
Pentax DA 50-200 (still broken, I need to toss it out. It's not worth repairing)
Pentax DA 55-300 (the replacement for the 50-200 and my newest lens)
Pentax 77 1.8 Limited
Kiron 80-200 f4 Macro (still has oil on aperture blades, too sentimental to part with it, should either get it fixed or toss)
Vivitar Series One 105mm 2.5 Macro
Pentax Takumar (Bayonet) 135mm 2.5
Pentax DA*200 f2.8
Pentax SMC-A*300 f4
Pentax case that came with the DS kit
small Tamrac holster case, for camera and one lens
Lowepro Orion 1 fanny pack
Tamrac 603 shoulder bag
Lowepro Slingshot 200 (I'm on my second one, wore out the first one by stuffing too much stuff in it and the zipper stitching gave out)
Kata 3N1-30 with the optional 3N1 Tripod Attachment
Gitzo 2541 tripod and Gitzo head, Really Right Stuff Quick release plate and L-Bracket
My accessory list includes things like a 77mm circular polarizer (with 2 step-up rings), the 12" silver/gold reflector, reversing ring to use the 50 in front of another lens, and I still have (and use) the extension tube that started out in life as a TC. I also have a number of extra Sandisk Ultra II cards which work well enough for me to not be thinking of upgrading them.
Things still on my want-list include a Hoya R72 IR filter and a couple of Plamps.
Last edited by mtngal; Sep 15, 2009 at 9:37 AM.
|Sep 14, 2009, 11:17 PM||#136|
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Tumbleweed, Arizona
Well, I have never posted on this, so let's see what I have for grins ...
... I think that is it -
|Sep 14, 2009, 11:59 PM||#137|
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Western Canada
All my newer lenses have B + W UV filters
Last edited by lesmore49; Sep 15, 2009 at 12:07 AM.
|Sep 15, 2009, 9:43 AM||#138|
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Mornington, Australia
I've just looked back through the tread, I thought it interesting that there is a large number of members that have the 16-45(supposedly not a good lens), and only a few with the 16-50(supposedly a much better lens). Is the 16-45 not bad enough to discard and the 16-50 too much of a gamble to buy? Or is there not that much difference in the IQ?
|Sep 15, 2009, 10:44 AM||#139|
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Hassleholm, Sweden
Can't tell about the 16-50, other than the reputation it's got as a "if you get a good copy, but there have been several QC problems..."
My main complaint about the 16-45 is build quality, it feels very rattely and plastic compared to my other lenses. But IQ wise it is very good, it was introduced as the better (and more expensive) alternative to the original 18-55 kit lens.
Anyone got both?
|Sep 15, 2009, 12:38 PM||#140|
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Western Canada
I have some buddies I photograph with, both Canon , one has a Canon L 17-40 and he comments that he is quite impressed with the sharpness and colour rendition of the 16-45.
It also seems fairly rugged. I live in Western Canada...in the winter I'm out with it at temps around -25 C for about an hour or so at a time. No freeze up or any kind of malfunction.
I've never tried the Pentax 16-50 so don't know, but my 16-45 has 1000's of exposures...winter and summer...it works like a charm. Very happy with it.
If anyone wants to discard their 16-45..ship it to me and it will find a good home attached to my KM as the standard lens. But it will be worked hard.
Last edited by lesmore49; Sep 15, 2009 at 12:42 PM.
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