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02-04-2014, 10:50 AM   #16
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Thank you all for the help, I guess it would help if I told you I am looking in the $600-$1000 USD range.

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I second the 10 - 17. At 10 it's very fishy, at around 15 it's very much a wide angle and sharper than the 15mm Ltd. IMO. Plus it's around half your budget, so you could get another lens at around 35mm!
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QuoteOriginally posted by j2photos Quote
I am looking in the $600-$1000 USD range.
In that price range you might be able to pull off a DA 15 and the FA 20-35. At used prices, the combined price should be under $1000, maybe even under $750 if you get lucky. You could add, very cheaply, an F 35-70 as a stopgap for longer focal ranges, replacing it with something better later on.

The best one lens solution for landscapes under $1,000 is probably the aforementioned DA 17-70.
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From what I've read - no past experience - the DA 15ltd sounds amazing. I've also seen some awesome pics taken with it.

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The DA15 is great!






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