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

Started Dec 17, 2012 | Discussions thread
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olindacat
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I love my 24-70.
In reply to olyflyer, Dec 19, 2012

It is heavy but the perfect lens for shooting just about anything. I have the 1.4 50 and think it's a killer lens for selective focusing and bokeh like food or anything where I want to isolate. Edge-to-edge the 50 is a lot sharper, but the versatility of the 24-70 is something akin to the 17-55 on a DX.

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Nikon Coolpix AW100 Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 60mm f/2.8G ED Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G
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