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Any super telezooms planning?

Posted 15/05/2009 - 17:00 Link
Hi, I'm a rather new member to PU. After switching from canon eos 350d to Pentax K20d, I'm now enjoying photography more than any time. I want to ask if anybody knows Pentax is going to introduce a supertelezoom lens like sigma 150-500 or not?
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Posted 15/05/2009 - 18:06 Link
There is a "Super Telephoto" in the offing on the lens map but if recent experience is anything to go by, I wouldn't hold your breath!
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Posted 15/05/2009 - 19:12 Link
If you're lucky of findeing one and have the money to buy it there is a FA*250-600 f/5.6
Maybe a redsign of this lens is the upcoming pentax superzoom, would be a nice lens nex to the DA*60-250, all we can do is hope.
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Posted 15/05/2009 - 19:47 Link
I'll bet it wouldn't be a nice price though. Long Pentax telephotos tend to be top class professional optics and there's a price tag to those.
Best regards, John

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