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New 24-85 VR on D800

richardd300

Dyserth, UK
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"RE: New 24-85 VR on D800"

richardd300 Silver Member Nikonian since 19th Apr 2009
Wed 19-Dec-12 12:31 PM

<< I could either go the prime way, and get the 28mm f1.8G and the 85mm f1.8G (with the 50 those would make a nice trio), or simply get the 24-85 and sort of repicate what I had with DX.>>

That's true, but you are giving up both the IQ of quality fast primes for a relatively slow 24-85mm VR. The prime lenses you talk about will give you a lightweight option, although changing them can be a bit awkward at times.

The other option is the 24-120mm f4 VR which will give you a slightly longer reach than the 24-85mm. This would be a halfway house in the extra stop area. I do know what you mean about the 24-70mm f2.8 and I am considering changing mine for the 24-120mm f4. Reports I read are that for my landscape work I would probably notice little difference.

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