Compact & lightweight 3 LENSES KIT for Nikon FX

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FranLopez Junior Member • Posts: 49
Compact & lightweight 3 LENSES KIT for Nikon FX

Thinking about the Nikon DF, but coming from micro43, I’m really worried about lens size and weight. The 50mm f1.8 G is going to be a perfect walkaround and low light prime, and probably the 70-200 f4 plus a TC 1.7x is going to cover my telephoto needs with very good IQ.

But, for an standard zoom (looking for an only 3 lenses kit), Nikon 24-85 f3.5-4.5 VR is the best balanced option I’ve found (between Nikon 24-70 f2.8, 24-120 f4 and Sigma 24-105 as the other options I've considered). It’s compact and light, but mixed reviews about quality in the web.

I don't want the big guns f2.8 route, and ready to sacrifice some IQ in order to reduce weight. Another option to keep size down is to get a 24mm f2.8D.......but I'll prefer the flexibility of a zoom.

What do you think?


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OLY 12mm F2.0 BLACK / PL SUMMILUX 25mm F1.4 / OLY 75mm F1.8 BLACK / CANON FD 200mm F2.8
OLY 12-50mm F3.5-6.3 P45-175mm F4-5.6

 FranLopez's gear list:FranLopez's gear list
Nikon Df Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.4D Nikon AF Nikkor 180mm f/2.8D ED-IF Voigtlander 20mm F3.5 Color Skopar SL II Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-85mm F3.5-4.5G ED VR +2 more
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