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Help me pic my next lens!

Started Feb 14, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Help me pic my next lens!
In reply to El Matadurr, Feb 14, 2013

El Matadurr wrote:

danelmix wrote:

Thanks, it was a modern Nikkor for AF. Do you think the fifty would prove good enough for travel (leaving for mexico in two weeks) and a graduation etc?

Modern AF-designed lenses are difficult and inaccurate to manually focus at best, and frustratingly impossible to focus at worst. There are surely exceptions, but most of the G Nikkors I have tried on my NEX-7 are just a pain to use.

The fifty is a little tight for travel shots, especially if you are wanting to get in scenery/landscapes/etc. You may want to go wider, your Sigma should work just fine for that. Graduation though...it all depends on where you are sitting!


Thanks. Think the Tamron 18-200 is worth the coin? For an all around travel and kids sports lens.  Maybe the Sel5018 and the Rokinon 8 fisheye for a little variety?

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