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11-30-2010, 03:49 PM   #16
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If you are into primes, I'd suggest you to have a look into fast(ish) 24 or 20/21. I find these great for city streets, although sometimes you need to get quite close

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I think my 24-70 is pretty fast so I think it might be kind of silly to get a fast 24 prime unless there's one out that would definitely outperform the sigma. I'm trying to look for a F35-70 but they seem to be a bit more expensive than $11 lol.

I really want to try the 21 or 15 or maybe even 14 but I'm not sure how big of a difference the 15mm when comparing the 3. My cousin has the 21 so I've played around with it a bit but I'm worried the 15mm will only see use when i'm outside roaming. I guess that's just what happens when you buy a more specialized lens. Thanks for all the feedback. the FA31 is also calling at me but i'll have to wait for that.
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QuoteOriginally posted by driftingbunnies Quote
I think my 24-70 is pretty fast so I think it might be kind of silly to get a fast 24 prime unless there's one out that would definitely outperform the sigma. I'm trying to look for a F35-70 but they seem to be a bit more expensive than $11 lol.

I really want to try the 21 or 15 or maybe even 14 but I'm not sure how big of a difference the 15mm when comparing the 3. My cousin has the 21 so I've played around with it a bit but I'm worried the 15mm will only see use when i'm outside roaming. I guess that's just what happens when you buy a more specialized lens. Thanks for all the feedback. the FA31 is also calling at me but i'll have to wait for that.
The 15 is magic, but like I said, I think what you have will be just fine for now.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Arjay Bee Quote
F 35-70 - small compact, light, cheap, good range for street shooting
Yep Fastish autofocus small and light. And much sharper than my 18-55.

A real bargain

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QuoteOriginally posted by driftingbunnies Quote
I think my 24-70 is pretty fast so I think it might be kind of silly to get a fast 24 prime unless there's one out that would definitely outperform the sigma. I'm trying to look for a F35-70 but they seem to be a bit more expensive than $11 lol.

I really want to try the 21 or 15 or maybe even 14 but I'm not sure how big of a difference the 15mm when comparing the 3. My cousin has the 21 so I've played around with it a bit but I'm worried the 15mm will only see use when i'm outside roaming. I guess that's just what happens when you buy a more specialized lens. Thanks for all the feedback. the FA31 is also calling at me but i'll have to wait for that.
Don't just look for the lens. Look for the Pentax SF-1 camera and see what lens is attached. 70% had the f35-70. Thats how I nailed mine.

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12-01-2010, 09:31 PM   #21
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I'd choose the DA21. I've got one and this is exactly the role it excels in.
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I'd choose the DA21. I've got one and this is exactly the role it excels in.
I use that lens on a DSLR as well, but if they made a compact 24mm I would prefer that FL. The FOV of a 35mm lens on film is my favorite street view.
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QuoteOriginally posted by erkie Quote
Don't just look for the lens. Look for the Pentax SF-1 camera and see what lens is attached. 70% had the f35-70. Thats how I nailed mine.
Quite right. My F35-70 came on a SF-1 -- which I then loaded with a cheap Zykkor 28-80 and sold for a slight profit. I'm starting to think that the F35-70 is my best AF lens for shooting snaps. Not that I'll be dumping my 35s-50s-58s anytime soon...

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