Lens combo for D800 + D90

Started Nov 20, 2012 | Discussions thread
slimandy
Forum ProPosts: 14,564Gear list
Like?
Re: Lens combo for D800 + D90
In reply to amitpahuja, Nov 20, 2012

amitpahuja wrote:

I'm considering adding another body + FX lenses to my kit and here is what I have shortlisted. Need some suggestions if this is good enough or are there better options?

  • Nikon D800
  • AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
  • AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II

Need to know if these lenses are fine/good/excellent for Landscape and Street photography? I will not be printing anything and will just be for my internal consumption and web portfolio use.

All excellent gear but I am wondering if you really need gear that is so heavy and expensive if you only need it for a web portfolio? I prefer someting a bit lighter and less conspicuous for street. The 180mm is better for reach, my 70~200 being much heavier and also eye catching. A 24~70 is a good choice but I prefer the extra reach, VR and lighter weight of the 24~120mm VR.

The 70~200 is an excellent landscape lens but perhaps less so if you intend to hike a long way first. I like it enough to take it anyway.

-- hide signature --

www.andrewsandersphotography.co.uk

 slimandy's gear list:slimandy's gear list
Sony RX100 II Nikon D200 Nikon D700 Olympus OM-D E-M5 Fujifilm X-E1 +1 more
Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow