Low budget FX lens setup (suggestions & alternatives)

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Low budget FX lens setup (suggestions & alternatives)
Apr 10, 2013

Hi everybody!
Im planing to jump on the FX train in the next days. My pick for the camera it was very easy (D600), but trying to find the right lenses it's a different story. Im in a low budget, so "holy trinity", "zeiss", etc is out of the question. I'm not interrested in tele mm, i dont need AF, and i don't like weightlifting & zooms, that's why i do my search in MF primes territory, ending with the follow setup:

>Samyang 14mm f/2.8

because i do like starscapes, milky way and night photography.

>Nikkor 20mm f/2.8 AI-s (or AF-D)

as a general use wide lens, im also have a hitech filter holder & a lot of ND, GND, reverseND Filters, so i need a thread.

>Samyang 35mm f/1.4

24mm on DX (35mm equivelant) was and still is, my favorite focal length!

>Nikkor 50mm f/1.8 AF-D (or AF-S / G)

just filling the gap between 35mm & 85mm

>I've already have Samyang 85mm f/1.4 wich is a fantastic lens!

So this is my setup based on my needs, covering 14mm to 85mm in a cheapo way (but not in terms of IQ i guess).

Any suggestions & alternatives to the above?

Thank yoy in advanced,


p.s. Sorry for my english.

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