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hm.

D7000/D400 + 12-24 + 17-55 + 70-200 <= overlapping focal lengths

or

D7000/D400 + 12-24 + 24-70 + 70-200 <= this makes more sense no?

bold being what i have already
But the 17-55 is an amazing lens. Even if the focal lengths do overlap.
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so is the 24-70 wish i knew someone here that had the 17-55 i can try xD. have used 24-70 a few times before.. it was really nice

and dang it. now that i have a 3rd lens, i really need a new bag LOL
 
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I thought FF get the 35L?
The most common L lenses are the 17-40, 135L and 70-200 f/4L, those being among the cheapest of L lenses.

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Originally Posted by iandroo888 View Post
hm.

D7000/D400 + 12-24 + 17-55 + 70-200 <= overlapping focal lengths

or

D7000/D400 + 12-24 + 24-70 + 70-200 <= this makes more sense no?

bold being what i have already
Don't get caught up in whether your lenses overlap. Pick the best lenses that suit your camera and shooting habits. The 17-55 is immensely more useful on a crops sensor. The 24-70 is not very wide at all at 24mm. Try both lenses out and you'll see what I mean.
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L has to be the best marketing gimmick ever.
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so is the 24-70 wish i knew someone here that had the 17-55 i can try xD. have used 24-70 a few times before.. it was really nice

and dang it. now that i have a 3rd lens, i really need a new bag LOL
I'd go for the 17-55 to be honest, it truly is an awesome lens and it's useful to have 17mm on the wide end. Despite having use of a 17-55 myself, I've also considered picking up a Tamron 28-75 f2.8 as well as it can be bought for new under £300 and sometimes I feel 55mm just isn't enough reach. From what I've seen the Tamron 28-75 seems to be like the poor man's 24-70!
    
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Alright here's one of the few shots that was somewhat noisy because of the high ISO and the photo-merge adding in extra noise due to 5 shots being combined.




Edit: Framing is Blah as well I'll post some better ones soon.
Edited by riko99 - 4/19/11 at 10:26am
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The price of the Canon 5d Mark II body only just went up $200! $2499 to $2699. Glad I got mine before that happened.


EDIT: Ok, I normally don't go on Ken Rockwell hate rampages, but this has to be the most ludicrous page I have seen on his site:

http://www.kenrockwell.com/analprobe/dissent.htm
Edited by GoneTomorrow - 4/19/11 at 11:38am
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d700 is around there too now
 
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The price of the Canon 5d Mark II body only just went up $200! $2499 to $2699. Glad I got mine before that happened.


EDIT: Ok, I normally don't go on Ken Rockwell hate rampages, but this has to be the most ludicrous page I seen on his site:

http://www.kenrockwell.com/analprobe/dissent.htm


Is this serious?
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  • Sell the 18-55mm for a 17-55mm f/2.8 as an all-purpose lens
  • Sell the 35mm f/2.0 for the Sigma 30mm f/1.4 for large aperture on that focal length
  • Get your girlfriend something nice

1. Nah. Not wide enough, not long enough.

2. f/2.0 is sufficient for my habits.

3. Due to the nature of my work, the only thing she wants is something I'm not ready for (engagement ring).

I might swing by Calumet tonight and check out the 70-200 again.
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