CZ 16-35 or 24-70 on A850?

Started Jun 25, 2010 | Discussions thread
yakkosmurf
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Re: CZ 16-35 or 24-70 on A850?
In reply to Meekyman, Jun 27, 2010

I don't have either lens at the moment, but I do have an a850 and have been looking. For the two choices you listed, I would go with option 2. For most of my landscape work, I use a very small aperture to maximize my DOF. A 20mm prime would be very good to get me wider than 24mm when I needed it. For my travel photos, I don't think I would be happy with a 16-35 only, so the 24-70 is my leading candidate to spend the pennies I've been saving. I too can't afford both.
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Sony Alpha DSLR-A850 Sony 16-35mm F2.8 ZA SSM Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* Sony 24-70mm F2.8 ZA SSM Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* Sony 70-400mm F4-5.6 G SSM Sony 135mm F1.8 ZA Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* +7 more
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