Which features would have your ideal zoom lens?

Started Jan 3, 2013 | Discussions thread
Janoch
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Re: Which features would have your ideal zoom lens?
In reply to nikkorwatcher, Jan 4, 2013

Some of the lenses mentioned here, will dwarf Berta...

As a I-prefer-only-one-lense-guy, I was perfectly happy with the 16-85... until I found too many shots were at 16mm and too often found wider was needed in-situ.

Replaced the 16-85 with a 12-24 and 24-120, both f/4, and have since then extremely rare shot above 100mm, so... my perfect zoom would be 12-100 f/4 (2.8 perhaps) or 12-70mm...

Of course sharp all over like the new 70-200...

nikkorwatcher wrote:

The Nikon 24-120 in particular ... have a reputation for not satisfying discerning users at the edges.

That surely must be the f/3,5-5,6 version, you're referring to???

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Nikon D800 Nikon AF-S Nikkor 17-35mm f/2.8D ED-IF Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/4G ED VR +1 more
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