Which wide angle zoom lens should I get?

Started May 27, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: Which wide angle zoom lens should I get?
In reply to victorian squid, May 29, 2012

Thanks for the info guys, much appreciated. Really loved the link Vsquid, helped me understand these lenses a lot better.

Right now, I'm looking at the Sigma 10-20 f4 and the Sigma 8-16 f4.5. Both of these are available used not far from me and I'm willing to buy used to save a little, since I'm a bit of a novice. And both of these look great.

The 10-20 is $350 and the 8-16 is $500. What do you think?

Looking at the comparison in the link sent, I was surprised to see how much of a difference 2mm makes, comparing 8mm to 10mm. Not sure if this is worth the extra money, considering how affordable the 10-20 is. I'm leaning towards that.


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