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08-24-2013, 06:39 AM   #1
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Lens kit upgrade/addition

Hi, im wondering which assembly of lens would be best quality/price wise;

I own a 18-135DA, 55-300DA, 10-20 Sigma non HSM, M50 1.7.

What i am looking at :

18-35 Sigma + 28-75 Tammy + 90 Macro Tammy.
18-35 Sigma + 50-135 DA*

I like to shoot events, streetshooting, portraits, i do quite a bit of landscape as well.

08-24-2013, 07:54 AM   #2
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What you have is pretty good, and I assume paid for.

The other acquisitions would be large, heavy and expensive.

The 28-75 does focus pretty closely, so unless you really want 1:2 or closer, the 90 may be redundant. But, that combo does not have much tele range.

Group 2 has more range, no close focusing, and is not very stealthy.

Perhaps a 21 for street, and the 28-75 for portraits?
08-24-2013, 07:57 AM   #3
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18-35 sigma and 50-135.
08-24-2013, 08:02 AM   #4
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I have the 50-135 and can thoroughly recommend its image quality, so I'd agree with azerak and add the 18-35 to that.

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Quite a selection.
The first group would give you a lot of different options with the inclusion of the Tamron lenses.
The second group might make the 18-135 redundant.

I'd go with the second group for the 50-135.

Good choice of lenses either way! Lucky you.
08-25-2013, 06:03 AM   #6
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Better yet, the 18-35, a 50mm prime (whichever you want) and a Tamron 70-200/2.8. That's my plan! I'm hoping for a black Friday deal on the Sigma 18-35! Can't wait until that Sigma is available. Should be sweet.
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I keep the 18-135 for riskier hikes hehe.
soo much chouce its really hard :/. I find he 70-200 too big and heavy.
the 18-35 will aleeady be a heavier lens. I did not touch the 50-135 yet.
special K has a good point I guess a 28-75 would be a rather nice and inexpensove addition. the 18-35 could very well be added when I find a lot of money one of those day. thanks for all the help.
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oooor maybe well see pentax da*16-85 soon. if its 2.8 which I doubt ill be hapy as a seal in a fish pond


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