Essential Lens to buy


May 27, 2011
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just want to see everyone's thoughts


What are the lens that you will/must buy and what are the lens that you will rent?



regards
 

daredevil123

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#2
just want to see everyone's thoughts
What are the lens that you will/must buy and what are the lens that you will rent?
regards
For me, a fast 50mm is a must. A F2.8 standard zoom is a must also. And a good UWA too. 85mm or 70-200/2.8 (select one)
 

lcheowl

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what do you want to shoot and what do you want your images to say first ?
+1 to that.

If not, the 'essential' lens will be just a white elephant in the dry cabinet.
 

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I had always have my 50mm with me but have been thinking to get a 24-70mm which will kinda of make the 50mm (which is a f/1.4 AIs) redundant for travel. I think my future set up will comprise of 20mm, 24-70mm (akan datan) and 80-200mm.
 

Rashkae

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just want to see everyone's thoughts


What are the lens that you will/must buy and what are the lens that you will rent?



regards
If you are into architecture and landscape, a 12-24 or tilt-shift lens.
If you are into Safari and wildlife, a 600mm lens
If you are into portraiture, a 50/85/135mm lens
If you are into portraiture and action, a 70-200 f/2.8
etc etc etc

Your own focus and style will naturally already lead to an answer to your question. There is no such thing as "die die must get this lens no matter what you shoot".
 

catchlights

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#12
just want to see everyone's thoughts


What are the lens that you will/must buy and what are the lens that you will rent?



regards
fisheye lenses for full frame and DX
10-16 lens for DX
14-24 lens for full frame
17-55 lens for DX
24-70 lens for full frame
70-200 lens for both
50mm f1.4
60 micro lens
105 micro lens
2X tele convertor

most already have, some in wish list, some will rent only when needed.
 

SkyStrike

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30 f/1.4
15-85 (still hoping that one day they will release a f/2.8 version)
 

tehzeh

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I really want the 50mm f0.95/1 and and a heliar 15mm.

Been shooting with a similar set up e.g. 50mm + 16mm. Really wouldn't mind adding a 24/35mm.
 

sinned79

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- u need a macro lens
- u need a landscape lens
- u need a protrait lens
- u need a street shoot lens
- and the list goes on.


the above applies if that area is your interest of shoot.
 

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