50mm 1.8G & 85mm 1.8G - redundancy? what do you think? D800

Started Oct 26, 2012 | Discussions thread
Bruce Crossan
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Re: 50mm 1.8G & 85mm 1.8G - redundancy? what do you think? D800
In reply to konoplya, Oct 26, 2012

If you do a lot of people shots, then probably not. I have the same conundrum. . . had the 35mm f1.8 on DX, which I swapped for the 50mm f1.8 on my D600.  Sometimes wish I had swapped the 85mm for the 135mm f2 but then that focal length was sometimes too long. Then I would have felt the need to swap the 180mm for a 300mm f4! That's just a whole heap of extra money. . . so I will just have to enjoy the wonderful gear that I now have - the same holy trinity that you have plus the 180mm f2.8. Cannot complain really!

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