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The perfect D800 lenses

tenorman

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"RE: The perfect D800 lenses"

tenorman Registered since 07th Oct 2008
Sat 20-Apr-13 12:28 PM

>Having top quality lenses is a good decision on the D800. It
>can show lens flaws.
>
>The 24-70 is my most used lens. Image quality is very good.
>There are small differences in quality across focal lengths,
>but it's generally at the top in any comparison of zooms. The
>only drawback is a lack of VR.
>
>The 14-24 is a fantastic lens in terms of image quality. It
>is unmatched and a number of top Canon shooters use this lens.
> But it does not have filter threads, is a bit heavy, and
>lacks VR. The 16-35 is a good alternative in that you do give
>up some in quality, but it is still very good and has filter
>threads, VR, lighter weight and lower cost. For me, VR was
>important for shooting from water. And filter threads are
>important in my photography of streams and waterfalls. So I
>chose the 16-35 over the 14-24.
>
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I find myself primarily using my 24-70 zoom for most of my photographs of people and events. Landscapes are not my forte (although I love them) so I use my 14-24 zoom less often but it is crazy-sharp. Recently, I've been working with my 85/1.4G. For sports I also have the 70-200 VR1 and despite the slight vignetting, it is extremely sharp. I like the zooms for their flexibility.

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