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The 16-35 is a great lens, but I wouldn't bother unless you were planning to go full frame sometime soon. 16mm isn't all that wide on DX, the Tokina 11-16 f2.8 would be better for your camera if you wanted a fixed aperture ultra wide angle.
    
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If you don't need the extra stop, the Tokina 12-24 f/4 is also fantastic (I love mine). Plus, seeing as you have a D90 you can get the original screw-drive version for under $300, which is a steal these days.
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If you don't need the extra stop, the Tokina 12-24 f/4 is also fantastic (I love mine). Plus, seeing as you have a D90 you can get the original screw-drive version for under $300, which is a steal these days.

Also a great lens! I've considered selling my Sigma 10-20 for the Tokina many times, it'd be nice to have the constant f4.
    
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If you don't need the extra stop, the Tokina 12-24 f/4 is also fantastic (I love mine). Plus, seeing as you have a D90 you can get the original screw-drive version for under $300, which is a steal these days.

Yup, I'm looking between the Tokina 12-28 f/4 and 11-16 f/2.8. What are the pros and cons between the two? Is the extra stop worth it on the 11-16 in exchange for less focal length?

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They're both awesome lenses. Obviously the 11-16 allows for the extra stop of light, which could prove useful in low light, and likewise the 12-24 has the extra bit of reach, which could be equally useful. I think you'd be happy with either, but I'd recommend getting your hands on both and seeing what you think.
    
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rent both and see what works. i personally never sacrifice the proper focal length for fstops. if it comes to it ill shoot high iso to make sure i get the shot that i actually want. the 11-16 is nice but it doesnt offer as nice of a range as the 12-24. that little extra reach can go a long ways
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Hey guys, need your help again. I'm contemplating between two telephotos: a 300mm f/4 AF (non AF-S/VR) and 70-300 VR.


^300mm f/4 AF


70-300 VR

Thoughts? Opinions? I've only a 35mm f/1.8 DX in my bag (the 60mm f/2.8 AF-D's somewhere else right now). The cost of them is the same.
The 300mm F/4 will most probably have higher image quality but I also recommend the 70-300 since you can get very creative with that zoom range.If you're only going to shoot far away subjects,then the 300 won't be bad but the zoom will be better on most occasions.
    
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so i saw this in my neighbors yard and grabbed a quick pick.

i think they are doing it wrong... how do you chair?

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Ahh, a homage to King Edward VIII
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So I had my a77 at a motorcycle meet and greet this weekend. Snapped over 100 quick portraits of people. I'm amazed the the AF is spot on 99% of the time. Aside from product photography I'm not sure how much I'll be using manual focus anymore. At least with the 16-50 lens.
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