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Originally Posted by beldecca View Post
Something to think about when buying lenses is what you like to shoot.
For example, I do a lot of macro work (about 60-70% of my shots), so obviously those lenses are important. But if you're not going to do much, then it doesn't matter how sharp or nice those lenses are.

What do you want to shoot?

Also, I might be out of line, but it sounds like you're wanting to consolidate down two a single lens. Is there a reason then you wanted the DSLR?
I'm a beginner so I just shoot anything and everything. You are correct and I'll be keeping both lenses.

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Originally Posted by r31ncarnat3d View Post
I echo the sentiment. I definitely do not like superzooms either. In my experience, bad quality on both the wide and telephoto ends.

Personally, I'd keep the two lenses you have now. Switching back and forth may seem like a hassle, but it's better than lowering your keeper rate, in my opinion.
I was waiting for you to reply
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post #12 of 37
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I'm a beginner so I just shoot anything and everything. You are correct and I'll be keeping both lenses.
That's the joys of digital. Shoot it all and learn. (it was more of a PITA with film) Have a great time!
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post #13 of 37
You have all the beginner lenses, I'd suggest to start saving up and buying some nice, fast lenses.
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You have all the beginner lenses, I'd suggest to start saving up and buying some nice, fast lenses.
What kind of fast lenses are we talking about here?
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post #15 of 37
Well, I'm eying the Sigma 70-200 f/2.8
It's $799
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The 70-200 2.8 is great for sports and action/reporting, but perhaps start out with a small, cheap, and versatile 50mm F/1.8?
    
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The 70-200 2.8 is great for sports and action/reporting, but perhaps start out with a small, cheap, and versatile 50mm F/1.8?
Already have a 35mm 1.8

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Well, I'm eying the Sigma 70-200 f/2.8
It's $799
That is a beautiful lens....at least its a lot cheaper than the Nikkor lens.
What would be a good lens for landscape photography?
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12-24mm f/4
 
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post #19 of 37
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12-24mm f/4
Ahhh...I was looking into that and the sigma as well. How do you like the lens so far?
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i try to stick with the L's if thats not affordable stick with the higher end canon's IMO

you really do get what you pay for.
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