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10-08-2008, 10:06 PM   #1
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favourite lens

just wondered, do you have a favourite lens that is mostly mounted onto your camera

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10-08-2008, 11:31 PM   #2
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Yes the DA 16-50

Magic lens if you get a good copy and it suits my style and need to the ground
10-08-2008, 11:36 PM   #3
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yeah, Da* 16-50 is most versatile and handy. Weather proof as well.

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10-09-2008, 12:04 AM   #4
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DA*50-135 for an ego boost (j/k)
or DA40 when i need to bring the ego back to earth (j/k)

I think it would be a more interesting question to people who have more than 2 lenses

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FA 35mm F2.
But maybe thats because its my newest.

Before that was my Tamron 17-50.
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ATM my sigma dg 70-200 2.8 hsm
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My favorite lens would have to be the Takumar 55mm 1.8. It's versatile, great in low light, easy to manual focus and is dirt cheap. I when I need some length, I go for the Takumar 105mm 2.8 and wide, the Takumar 28mm 3.5. All lovely and cheap lenses.
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will vary..

but fa 50 1.4 and da 40 2.8 limited mostly stuck onto my body

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For me it has to be the DA*50-135, but that may change once I get the DA 35 Ltd
10-09-2008, 01:57 AM   #10
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For my choice, I keep the Sigma 17-70 on the camera.
10-09-2008, 02:20 AM   #11
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Sigma 30/1.4 has lately been mounted on my K10d the most. It's not very versatile, but great in general type of photos and in the dark days of the fall. If I need something more versatile I change to Sigma 17-70.
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For the last few months it has been the DA35 F2.8 Limited.
10-09-2008, 05:02 AM   #13
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Lens always mounted on my camera : Sigma 17-70. Reliable, great optics, my only AF lens, convenient range.

Lens that gives me the most satisfaction : Vivitar series 1 70-210 va. The contrast is just amazing, same goes for saturation, it has the reach I sometimes need, it's a joy to operate.

Lens that I mount in critical situations, and sometimes just for the sheer pleasure of using it : Pentax A-50 f1,4. Pentax colours, smooth MF, compact size, huge aperture. I feel slick when it's on.

That's half my lens lineup. The others are a Pentax M-50 f2 (to be sold eventually), a Takumar bayonet 28 mm f2,8 that I don't use but should just for the sake of it, and a Tak Bayonet 135 mm f2,8 that's a surprise every time I mount it, but that doesn't see much action because of the Vivitar.
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FA 50mm F1.7.. The only lens I have together with my kit lens.. ahahah
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Tamron adaptall 2 SP 70-210mm f3.5
Superb IQ, nice range, handy maco facility ... just a nice lens imo.
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