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D600 + 24-120f4 or with 24-85VR+something else

briantilley

Paignton, UK
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"RE: D600 + 24-120f4 or with 24-85VR+something else"

briantilley Gold Member Deep knowledge of bodies and lens; high level photography skills Donor Ribbon awarded for his support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 26th Jan 2003
Wed 03-Oct-12 01:39 PM

For portraiture, it can be the case that a lens is too sharp, and reveals too many wrinkles...!

Although I use a 105mm f/2.8G VR Micro or 85mm f/1.4G for many portraits, I don't hesitate to use my 24-120mm f/4G VR when I'll be shooting a mixture of head shots and full-length in the same session. If you're shooting kids, I think the zoom would be very useful to re-frame as they move around.

I've never had a problem with image quality with the zoom - check out the example below which was taken with this lens at 120mm and f/5.6...



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Brian
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