Dumb question.. lens for D800

Started May 16, 2012 | Discussions thread
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
swap nil
Forum MemberPosts: 61Gear list
Like?
Dumb question.. lens for D800
May 16, 2012

People don't bash me but I have a very dumb question....

If I have 28 mm 1.8, why would I need the 50 mm 1.8 or even the 85 mm 1.8. Wouldn't the fact that I have a huge resolution allow me to crop to the extent that I get same details as with a 85 mm?

Like I said, people please don't bash me. I asked because a lot of people have the same impression from 200 mm to 300 mm for normal photos (not large prints) so why not at the narrow side of the focal lengths..

Eagerly,
Swapnil

 swap nil's gear list:swap nil's gear list
Tamron SP AF 70-200mm F/2.8 Di LD (IF) MACRO
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow