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Is Nikon Telling Us That D800E Is Not A Good Choice For...

xtrememac

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xtrememac Silver Member Nikonian since 05th Jan 2006
Mon 26-Mar-12 06:15 PM

Hi there,

My lense choice would be my 3 faves....

Portraits:
200mm f2 best lense in the bag for me. I shoot it on a big series 5 Gitzo tripod with a Wimberly sidekick 90% of the time. Love it, but too heavy to handhold for long.

85mm f1.4G for thin dof different perspective, less compression. Piles of cream...yum.

Landscapes: not something I do now, but I dearly love the 24mm f1.4 Smooth, sharp, contrast, low distortion.

While I own a fair amount of other nikkors, these three just look better to me than the others. Frankly, the difference between the 200 and the 70-200 f2.8 at 200 is huge.

I do theater promotion, and when I am learning a show, I will shoot the 70-200... When I have my exposures and moments chosen, I am shooting the 200. Cannot say enough about that glass.

So while these 3 are the better part of $10k, they are worth it, from both a business and an enjoyment/satisfaction perspective.

Sincerely,

K. J. Doyle

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