Upgrade for 18-55

Started 10 months ago | Discussions thread
stevesayskanpai
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Re: Upgrade for 18-55
In reply to Nexu1, 10 months ago

Thank you very much - you're too kind.

My knowledge of gear is limited. I'd like to think my photos, if anything, show that the kit lens and a mid-level DX camera can still achieve good results.

I guess I'm looking for a bit of image quality, a bit of DOF and a bit of focal length! I definitely wouldn't mind going a bit wider, although I've NEVER had the chance to shoot with a proper wide angle lens so unfortunately I can't really say if this is something I'm after or not.

I like the fact that the Tamron 17-50 has a constant aperture of 2.8, and the fact that image quality is purportedly higher than the kit lens. It seems to be a natural upgrade to the 18-55 VR kit. As a previous poster mentioned, the other options is complementing the kit with a wide angle but, as I said, I don't know if this is for me or not.

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