Sigma 18-35 F1.8 or Tamron 24-70 F2.8

Started Jun 12, 2014 | Polls thread
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Shutterbug013 Forum Member • Posts: 98
Sigma 18-35 F1.8 or Tamron 24-70 F2.8

I am facing the "difficult" decision of which of the above lenses to purchase next. My camera is a D7100 and i PLAN to go full frame in the future but cannot say when (definitely in the next 5 years). I currently have the 18-105 F3.5-5.6 and 70-200 F2.8. My shooting style is mainly landscape/streetscape/seascape, nature and occasionally candid

Reason why I would like the Sigma: very sharp, very fast and a zoom range that i enjoy shooting but it is a APS-C sensor only lens and not a large zoom range

Reason why I would like the Tamron: sharp, fast, larger more handy zoom range (less lens changing) and is a full frame lens which means its future proof, BUT it is not as wide as the Sigma or my current 18-105

So which lens would be best for my style of shooting, camera?


So which lens would be the best suited for my current camera and shooting style

 Shutterbug013's gear list:Shutterbug013's gear list
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 Nikon D7100 Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM Art Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | S +4 more
Sigma 18-35 F1.8
77.8% 7  votes
Tamron 24-70 F2.8
22.2% 2  votes
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