This lens blends versatility with affordability, giving the casual photographer a broader canvas without having to carry a multitude of lenses. Plus, it’s weather-resistant to handle damp, inclement conditions. Great wide-angle capability with a standard 3X zoom range. Perfect for Indoor, portraits, landscapes, family, and general use. The Pentax-original SP (Super Protect) coating repels dust, water and grease to keep your lens clean and your image quality at its peak.