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06-18-2008, 08:07 PM   #1
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I got my new lenses

I just got my new lenses today.

The smc P-DA 16-45mm F4.0 ED/AL and the Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC.

Both are great lenses, and they are both nice and sharp.

The 16-45 at 45mm and f4:

16mm at f4:

The 10-20:

It's trippy to be a few inches away from something and still have stuff on the sides.

06-19-2008, 03:23 AM   #2
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Great, just great...Now I get to see even MORE shots at Ars that wipe the floor with mine! :P

Good stuff. I've been considering the 16-45 for a cheap semiwide, though I'm not sure how much I need it yet.
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I'm really impressed with the 16-45 so far. It's a bit longer than the kit lens and the barrel extends at the wide end, so it's not nearly as inconspicuous, but that's a fair trade for the IQ.

I think that I'll relegate the kit lens to IR duties until I get a new filter. 67mm is a bit pricier than the smaller sizes.
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I have 10-20 and it's a good lens. I'm sure you'll enjoy it. But it gets tricky with framing, and converging/diverging lines. And congrats on 16-45 too. I could never justify it's purchase, but it seems to be a great lens...


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