The Missing Sony Lens for SLTs - DT 50-150mm f/2.8 SSM

Started Aug 5, 2012 | Discussions thread
Yemble
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Re: The Missing Sony Lens for SLTs - DT 50-150mm f/2.8 SSM
In reply to Amateur Sony Shooter, Sep 15, 2012

Amateur Sony Shooter wrote:

My guess: 24-70 is the staple lens everyone has, 50-150 has too much overlapping and size wise not much smaller than classic 70-200 (just look at Sigma 50-150 OS vs 70-200 OS), why people buy 50-150 for FF if they can get 70-200?

Yes, but 70-200mm f2.8 are huge bulky lenses to cart around. If you wanted a two lens walkabout setup that covered 90% of everyday scenarios, then you could do far worse than a 16-50mm f2.8 combined with a 50-150mm f2.8... certainly on APS-C. If Tamron made one, then I'd buy it!

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