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07-16-2008, 05:22 PM   #46
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QuoteOriginally posted by iamweasel Quote
Sigma 17-70mm
Let's see, ... Counting me it makes +8 for this lens. Great all-around glass.

For a while I was quite partial to my Tokina 28mm. Very good auto aperture manual focus lens in a nearly ideal focal length. I find myself less stressed for quick candid shots with an auto focus lens like the Sigma. Love the FA 50 1.7 and 1.4, but they're a little long in some situations.

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FA 43 Ltd.

(I found a brilliantly sharp copy recently and it has since replaced both the FA50 and DA40 Ltd.)
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QuoteOriginally posted by TourDeForce Quote
Let's see, ... Counting me it makes +8 for this lens. Great all-around glass.
Make it +9

The FA35/2 sees a lot of use, especially indoors, but the Sigma is my "by default" lens. I recently bought a DA12-24, and I'm thinking it my edge out the Sigma in some settings (like urban walkabouts).
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da16-45 or Sigma 70-200 2.8 but only if I need the reach

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F35~70

F35~70 is always on my K10d. If I change lenses I put it back on before I put the camera away.

Everything else is done for fun, but I try to change lenses to purpose - or else I should sell them..
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Very tough, but the DA 35 LTD is next to always on my K100D.
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My Tamron 28-300 is on my K200D about 75% of the time.
For the other 25%, there is my Sigma 10-20.
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Super-Takumar 50/1.4 (on a Spotmatic)

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smc-M 50mm 1.7 and that goes for all of my bodies, whether im shooting film or digital this lens just always seems to be the best.
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I often use my M 50mm 1.7 when I go for a short a walk, it's a field of view I like and I just love the lens and it's speed. Sometimes I mount the 28mm and I like that one too, but since I don't like seeing the background getting miniaturized (is that a word?) on some shots, I only use it on occasion. When I don't have much time for photographing and/so I don't want any restrictions in focal length I use the kit lens.

That makes three of the four lenses are used quite often, perhaps it's time to buy a fifth one?
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It depends. Probably the 43mm ltd or maybe the Tamron 90mm macro. They both see a lot of use. I also use the Tamron 28-75 F2.8 fairly frequently. But to be truthful I try hard not to limit my self to any one (or even 3) lenses.

NaCl(variety is the spice of life)H2O
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