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01-11-2009, 08:58 PM   #1
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Landscape, macro lens questions

First question: How is the 35mm FA f2 for landscape photography?

Second question: Is the 50-135mm DA* able to take excellent macro pictures? I ask this because I'm wondering what the difference would be between using this lens for macro and the D-FA 100mm macro. I don't want to have to buy the 100mm macro for the sake of having excellent macro capability if I can get away with just the 50-135 and not have to buy both.


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01-11-2009, 09:16 PM   #2
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Can't see why the FA35mm f2 cannot take good lanscape shots... its sharp... good contrast.
Don't have one personally but have seem enough from it online to not discount it.

Nope the DA*50-135mm cannot do macros... not on its own.
True macros are 1:2 or better 1:1 photography... you need extension tubes or other macro contraptions to do that. If you want to take shots of flowers, then it will do nicely.. not really macros though.

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35mm and landscape

I guess this is a great lens for anything. You can use 35mm and take at least a couple of photos and then stich those to make a landscape. I did some landscapes this way. I do not own a 35mm yet. I did with a M-50mm.
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You could get a 35ltd and do landscape and macro. 50-135* won't cut it.

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