what is the best lens to do walkabout candid shots?


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cheekiang

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wondering what kind of lens is best to capture candid shots?

currently i own 18-55mm kit lens and 55mm-200mm lens but sometimes wana to have a shallower dof but can't achieve...

please advise
 

zoossh

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if you have $, those 17-55mm f/2.8 fast lens.

to add variety as a 2nd lens, ultra wide angle.
 

zaren

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nokia n73....it's with me all the time. :)
 

cheekiang

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eh, if you have to ask i think you probably don need it...
17-55 cost about 2k depending on canon or nikon
har so ex? is it becos of the f2.8? ya i dun regret asking thought...hohoho
 

mfbatzap

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tamron also has a 17-70mm f2.8 right? i heard its a gd lens but don't seem to be that pop in sg
 

mfbatzap

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oh yeah its sigma not tamron LOL
hmmm.. what do you mean by not constant f2.8?
 

cheekiang

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hmm so sigma lens can used on canon or not???

or need buy some adapter or what to fix it on???
 

zoossh

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hmm so sigma lens can used on canon or not???

or need buy some adapter or what to fix it on???
the 3rd party lens are made for different mounts, usually for canon and nikon, and maybe for others too occasionally.

just like the same electronic can have different power cables for uk/sg or us/jp.
 

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