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01-25-2009, 09:36 PM   #16
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I briefly had the 21 but didn't really "see" that FOV. The 35 I use all the time, along with 43 and 77. I'll likely get the 15 when it comes out as when I want wide then I want really wide. But I can understand why people like the 21 and if you see the world that way it is a good choice.

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The 15mm will definitely be an interesting lens when it comes out.
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Just picked up the FA 28mm and enjoying how close it gets me back to "normal" 43/50mm FOV on a film camera.

I tested the 21mm and it feels sufficiently wide indoors and I'm imagining from the pics on other DA 21mm threads, it will be equally sufficient outdoors for most wide-angle needs.

I find 35 is a little too wide for isolation and a little too close for that wide feel.
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Besides the diffferent FOV of each lens you can't forget to mention the "personality" difference of each lens. Some have mentioned the isolation factor but there are others also. Just something to keep in mind. Although my Voigtlander SL is a 58mm lens ( 50mm range ) it sure has its own love. Can't really compare it to anything else.

What I mean is try to compare the DA 35mm f/2.8 macro and the FA 35mm f/2. They have the same FOV but they are quite different lenses.

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I think the recommended 1.5x line up of primes is a bit over the top. I prefer 2x or more.
So, looking at your current line up I would go for

* 15, 35, 70 (When the DA 15 LTD is released)
* 21, 50, 100

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