Saturday, February 20, 2010

Narrowing it Down

Hi all,

So Ive narrowed it down to two lenses. I know which one I want, its really just what I can afford thats the real catch.

The first lens is the Nikon 16-85. Great midrange zoom. Its sharp, affordable, awesome vibration reduction, the only downside is that its f3.5 - 5.6. Its a relatively slow lens, especially at the 85mm side.

The second lens is the Nikon 24-70. Amazing lens. Very sharp, especially edge to edge on a crop sensor (I own the D300s so Im shooting with a DX sensor), nice midrange zoom although its quite a bit more money than the 16-85 and is lacking the wide angle. The big thing is that its f2.8 the entire way through. Awesome lens!

So thats my conundrum. I will see how my bank account looks in a couple weeks and possibly give another update.

I want to start posting more frequently and more useful things for you as readers. If you have any suggestions just leave a comment.


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