Ken Rockwell: Don't buy a midrange zoom. Carry a fixed 50mm instead, like a pro.

Started Dec 17, 2012 | Discussions thread
Swaleck
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Re: Once again...
In reply to user_name, Dec 17, 2012

Unless you really feel the need for that expensive 24-70, I'd return it for a refund and enjoy the camera with the zoom you ordered and perhaps add a 50mm f/1.8g . I had the canon variant, 24-70 f/2.8L and while it's not quite up to the standards of the Nikon zoom it's similar enough to compare. While I personally enjoyed the lens in the end I sold it and went back to primes and a cheaper zoom for when I need the versatility. The Nikon 24-70 is deff a pro lens, pro price tag and pro IQ but it is a huge price to pay unless you are making money with the camera IMO.

Scott

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