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dwbs25 Mar 30, 2011 9:43 PM

Pentax lenses for wedding photography
 
Hello,
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.
Thanks again
Dan

wave01 Mar 31, 2011 4:14 AM

Hi is this your wedding and a friend is doing the photography for you

VTphotog Mar 31, 2011 11:14 AM

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.

brian

dwbs25 Mar 31, 2011 12:28 PM

wave01,
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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