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The 35mm f1.8 sandpaper lens? biggrin.gif

But really it is a good lens and a much better choice than any kit lens.
Only the bokeh could be better.

The Nikon 40mm f2.8 is a good choice aswell. Just the aperture can be a huge limitation in comparision.
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The 35/1.8 nikkor is great been using that lens for almost two years and i love it. It was great change from kit 18-55. Some old photos i've taken with this lens

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Well nabbed a used 35mm f/1.8G. Now to wait for it to show up.

I don't have the kit lens, basically bought the body with two other lenses several years back. But I have put a butt load of pictures through it.

I tend to use my 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6G a lot, but those f stops do cause me some issues at times.
My fav is my little Tamron I have. 28-80mm, but course it has f/3.5-5.6G. So never got to mess with a lens with a lower f stop before.
Have a Tamron 75-300mm /4-5.6 Tele-Macro as well.

What would be another good lens to add? Thinking of getting just one more to add.
     
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What type of photography do you do or like best?

There are so many great choices and it depends on what you want to do with it.
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Originally Posted by Pandora51 View Post

What type of photography do you do or like best?

There are so many great choices and it depends on what you want to do with it.

Well it varies depending where I am at and what I am in the fancy to do.

My favorite thing though is taking pics at car shows, airshows, and animals (especially fish in aquariums).
     
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Its a slippery slope you are treading. rolleyes.gif
You have the range to cover pretty much anything. What you are lacking is faster / better glass, but that is a bottomless pit. Even if you were to drop $10K today on new gear, you could do the same tomorrow. There is always something faster / better coming out every few years, so if you set on that trip, soon the camera won't be good enough, and the 35 1.8 will be mediocre (although it is better than you existing lenses, so what does that make those?) and it never ends.

You just got your 35 (or not even). Wait and see how you like it wink.gif
If you have money to spend, take your camera - and good company - out to a trip and enjoy it.
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Yeah, I know. The 18-300mm put me back a grand a few years back. biggrin.gif But used the crud out of it. I plan to rock this D90 for a few more years before I replace it. Even if it about to be seven years old. tongue.gif

Bad thing for me is I got several expensive hobbies I like, computers, art, and photography. Though, I think I have drop more money on art supplies that would make some people shake theirs heads and clam I'm nuts. I have drop more money on canvases than any of the video cards I have. Well that and the markers.
     
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I am excited to get my new body today. Just sitting at home with the flu waiting on UPS.

I did get to take some shots with my new 16-35mm on the 6D and they are quite nice. Very sharp, although the short throw on the zoom seems almost pointless and makes me wonder if I should have just got a prime.

Next I would like to get a good photo printer. That and a good two camera harness.

Edit: got it. Wow, the feature set on the 5D3 is crazy. So many features that are absent on my other bodies. I will be busy learning, got another three year old's birthday party to shoot this weekend so I need to sort out these action sequence settings.
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Hello!

No camera to speak of yet - but I've been eyeing the DSLR Canon 1200D. The prices are really good (330 euro). Any comments/feedback on the camera, before I make any type of plunge?
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Well, I have a nikon D60 that my fiancees dad is letting us use. Can I join the club? tongue.gif

Need to get some accessories for it too.
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