Did anyone skip the d50 kit lens?...

Started Jan 17, 2006 | Discussions thread
talmy Veteran Member • Posts: 3,320
Re: Did anyone skip the d50 kit lens?...

The real problem is in the wide angles. I bought a 35mm F/2 as a "normal" lens, but settled on a zoom (12-24 F/4 Tokina) for the wide end. The primes certainly are better, but the quality of zoom lenses has improved markedly over the years. When I started (60's and 70's) the zoom lenses were basically all junk. My wife and I share 3 primes and 4 zooms between our 2 D70's.

Andi Schreiber wrote:

When I made my purchase I wanted to mimic my 35mm experience as
much as possible. Never been a zoom girl, always thought I should
physically move myself closer to a subject. Now I'm hooked into
digital and needing lenses similar to my old 24mm and 50mm. I
suspect I'll always be NEEDING something.

 talmy's gear list:talmy's gear list
Nikon D810 Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D Samyang 85mm F1.4 Aspherical IF Nikon Coolpix P7100 Nikon D200 +12 more
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