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04-17-2008, 02:51 PM   #1
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undecided here about my next lens

Hello on my first post!

I hope you can help me taking a decision about my next lens. The thing is that I am seriously thinking on buying Pentax-DA 70mm (can not afford FA 77mm) after reading all those positive reviews and opinions but I am also needing a macro lens, so Tamron 90mm Macro seemed my sure choice. Till now I have been focused on wider lenses (see below my signature) so after realizing that I was suffering from LBA I decided to keep with my disease but on longer focal lenses.

Then here come the questions: Is it a good idea having both 70mm and 90mm?
Should I consider buying Sigma 70mm EX DG Macro so I would have both things in one lens or is it better having separate purpose lenses? Experiences about the Sigma 70mm macro?

I have similar focal lenses like 28mm - 35mm - 50mm and I don't want to repeat this anymore.

I have read a lot about them but I think I definitely need your opinions.

Thank you very much.

04-17-2008, 04:42 PM   #2
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I think if you can have only one lens, then the Sigma 70 macro should be a good choice. I can't imagine how a macro lens like the Sigma 70 would have inferior IQ compare to the DA 70.

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