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12-06-2007, 08:24 PM   #1
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How about this lens?

I also found a Sigma 17-35 mm f/2.8-4 EX DG Aspherical Super Wide Angle Zoom lens on Amazon for $189. What do you think of this one for dance recitals, Disney World, Camping trips, Christmas day. etc? Thanks!

12-07-2007, 06:48 AM   #2
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You have the kit lens, right? Before you buy any more lenses, spend some time working with the 18-55mm and learn what the different focal lengths give you in terms of coverage. You'll then know if/when you need anything wider than 18mm or longer than 55mm. Also, pay attention to the f-stops you like to use. Then you'll figure out if you need some fast glass (ie f/2.8 zooms or even faster primes)

As for that specific lens, I have no experience with it.
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