SD1 Merrill - lens suggestions please

Started May 4, 2012 | Discussions thread
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idillic Regular Member • Posts: 147
SD1 Merrill - lens suggestions please

I am about to order an SD1 Merrill body ($1999 in Australia) and am not sure which lenses to choose for it. I shoot wide angle nearly all of the time. I have had a DP1 for years & have rarely needed anything longer than its standard lens.

I have a read a review on the 8-16 zoom & it looks very good but it is almost too wide for many of my shots.

I shoot mostly architectural and landscape photos and I am after either a wide zoom - say 10-20mm sigma and a fixed lens say about 28 or 30mm.

A key issue for me is lens sharpness, I believe the 8-16 sigma lens excels in this regard, but I am not sure how the two 10-20mm lenses perform, similarly how a fixed 28 or 30mm "standard" lens is either.

It seems the new foveon sensor might be better than many of the lenses sigma have on offer perhaps...

Any help greatly appreciated:)

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