Your thoughts on this Prime Kit?

Started Oct 14, 2007 | Discussions thread
Nello
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Re: Your thoughts on this Prime Kit?
In reply to Edward In Toronto, Oct 14, 2007

No I don't think there's enough spread between 35mm and 50mm...but I'm really really starting to hate the 24-50mm range on a cropper and i'm selling my 18-50mm zoom. I haven't taken a picture on that range in at least 7 months!! I'm covered all the way to 24mm by the Tokina 12-24mm so 35mm fits right in between 24 and 50! I know i'll use the 35mm prime rarely but when I do I want the pictures to stand out so i'll use it wide open. my shots at 35mm with the zoom have a P&S feel Maybe it's just the photographer. Plus F2 is a lot faster too

Edward In Toronto wrote:

Do you think there’s enough spread between 35mm and 50mm for you?

The prime kit I really want (but will never afford) is even pricier;
2 Leica M8 bodies $10,000
Plus this collection of Leica lenses;
21mm f/2.8 Elmarit M Aspherical $3,600
28mm f/2.0 Summicron Aspherical $3,300
50mm f/1.4 Summilux M Aspherical $3,000
90mm f/2.0 APO Summicron M Aspherical $3,000
135mm f/3.4 APO Telyt-M Aspherical (price ?)

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Canon 350d + Tokina 12-24mm F4 Pro + Sigma 18-50mm + Canon 50mm 1.8 + Sigma 50mm 2.8 Macro + Canon 100mm F2 USM + Canon 70-300mm USM IS

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