D800 - best budget lenses?

Started Feb 8, 2012 | Discussions thread
Oldboy 1948
Oldboy 1948 Contributing Member • Posts: 605
Re: D800 - best budget lenses?

mfbernstein wrote:

I'm curious what folks think are the best options for the new 36MP sensor if one takes cost into account.

One of the great things about the D700 has been that it makes even modest lenses look acceptable, by virtue of its large pixels. The D800 though, will be far more demanding when viewed at 100%.

So I'm wondering which of the non-pro lenses, let's say those less than

I'm guessing the new generation of 50s (50/1.8G and 50/1.4G) should do pretty well, but hopefully there's more than just that! Cheers,

On photozone.de D3X is tested with many lenses. Maximum theor. result is 4000 and if you require at least 3000 all over forget the zooms, most of the wide and cocentrate on normals and macros. Take a look at Samyang 35mm...impressing

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