Who's giving up 24-70 f2.8 lens for new 24-70 f4 much lighter weighted lens

Started Aug 26, 2010 | Discussions thread
slimandy Forum Pro • Posts: 17,157
Re: No way !

mblg wrote:

tomboy wrote:

I had Nikon 24-70 f2.8 lens for two weeks and sold it ..

Hated the weight on my full frame camera ..specially with a flash added ..YIKES..

The 24-120 is just 230 grams less.
Not much of a tradeoff. Your choice, though.

Nearly twice as much range in a lighter package. Sounds tempting. I tend to shoot events stopped down a little so that i don't leave anyone out of focus. For individual portraits or if I want better subject isolation I tend to switch to fast primes such as Sigma 24mm f1.8, Nikon 50mm f1.2 or (my favourite for portraits) a Nikon 105mm f2 DC. I own a 28~70mm f2.8 AFS and I'm beginnning to think it will become redundant. It's a beast, and it lacks the length I'd like for portraits and candids. The same would be true of the 24~70mm f2.8.

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