Prospective D800 Owner Seeks Lens Advice

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Duke Miller
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Prospective D800 Owner Seeks Lens Advice
8 months ago

I've researched 'til I'm dizzy the past six months preparing to leap from my D300 i've used the past four years to D800e.

Current non-dx lens mix includes: Nikkon 28mm, Nikon 50mm 1.8, Nikon 70-300mm VR.

Two options I'm considering:

One: Add to the above lens mix a Sigma 35mm "art" lens, a Nikon 24mm wide angle, and the Nikon 85mm.

Two: Add a Tamron 24-70mm to the existing lens mix.

Sure, I'd like to get them all, but I'm not a Rockefeller}

One other question. I have the Sigma 10-20mm DX. I understand you can shift into DX mode with the D800e. Will that produce appreciably greater captures using the Sigma than I am getting now with the D300?

I really appreciate your help on this. those of you in the trenches with the D800 for some time I'm sure can provide me invaluable a dive.

Duke

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