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Duke Miller
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Re: Thanks
In reply to InTheMist, 7 months ago

InTheMist wrote:

Duke Miller wrote:

Fellow posters,

spent eight months researching the Big D's..600, 610, 800, 800e, and potential lenses. got the 800e a month ago, and initial reaction is WHOA!

thanks to all who proferred such useful and honest advice. Dpreview rocks?,

"The mountains are calling, and i must go." John Muir

Great, Duke! Welcome to the club.

What lenses did you end up going with?

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Thanks for the welcome.

Lenses: good question.

Kept my 50mm f/1.8 and 70-300 mm VR, which, by the way, I had intended on replacing but amazed at how great it performs with the 800e.

Added the amazing Sigma 35mm 1.4 "art" lens, the Nikkor 105mm macro, and Nikkor 24mm. (If I could have only one lens, that Sigma might be ahead of whatever is in second place!)

Had been advised to get the Tamron 24-70, but based on all the reviews/advice, decided to lean toward quality, not necessarily expensive, primes...and let my feet do the zooming.

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