Login or Join Now

Upload your photos, chat, win prizes and much more

Username:
Password:
Remember Me

Can't Access your Account?

New to ePHOTOzine? Join ePHOTOzine for free!

Like 1

What lens do you use most?

Join Now

Join ePHOTOzine, the friendliest photography community.

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more for free!

Hugo
Hugo  9637 forum posts United Kingdom
28 Jan 2013 - 11:44 PM

Funny when i bought my 5dii I couldn't decide between the 24-105 or the Sigma 24-70 - the extra stop vs the length, so I bought both. I've hardly ever used the Sigma, found it too short - it's more like 24-60 really. Need to sell it i think. Keep hoping that Canon will bring out a new 50mm 1.4 with a decent focusing system and i'll get rid off the current 50mm 1.4 and the Sigma 24-70 and just have one low light prime.

Sponsored Links
Sponsored Links 
28 Jan 2013 - 11:44 PM

Join ePHOTOzine for free and remove these adverts.

colin beeley
colin beeley e2 Member 111070 forum postscolin beeley vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 6:35 AM

i find when i go out now i just grab my G12, can't be bothered to lug a dslr about ! but a good lens for a lot of shots is my canon 28/300 but it's so bloody heavy !

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41029 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England133 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 8:43 AM

Canon 15-85 on a 7D. Covers 90% of my needs. Recently got a 70-200L but not using it a great deal yet.

Big Bri
Big Bri  1315548 forum posts England
29 Jan 2013 - 8:45 AM

Canon 100-400L for wildlife and some landscape stuff, 17-40L for most of my landscapes and 24-70L for most everything else...

hobbo
hobbo e2 Member 3774 forum postshobbo vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 8:50 AM

I find that I leave my TAMRON 18/200 more than any other lens......it can go from wide to zoom very quickly, and can do a fair macro shot.

It does have its down sides but it will have to suffice until I can afford the SONY version for my Sony A55.

I do have a couple of expensive Primes and Macro lenses......plus quite a collection of old Minolta and medium priced others.

Hobbo

rhol2
rhol2 e2 Member 3281 forum postsrhol2 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 9:03 AM

I find the Nikkor 24-120 f3.5-5.6 VR a good allrounder, use it most of the time.

Also Nikkor 50mm f1.8D can be handy

Last Modified By rhol2 at 29 Jan 2013 - 9:04 AM
AlanPerkins
29 Jan 2013 - 9:12 AM


Quote: Now, I find myself using 18-55mm most of the time for convenience

I've never taken pictures in a convenience myself. I suppose you'd call that a bog-standard lens? Wink

My favourite lens, however is my 180mm f:3.5L macro lens, with a 50mm F1.4 comping a close second.

Last Modified By AlanPerkins at 29 Jan 2013 - 9:13 AM
Nigeyboy
Nigeyboy  6536 forum posts United Kingdom
29 Jan 2013 - 9:28 AM

Well thats easy! I only have one lens!!! My trusty Sigma 17-70mm f2.8-4.0. For the price I paid i thinks its a cracking little lens. Covers pretty much all I need at the moment . . .though i have been lusting after the Canon 17-55mm f2.8 for a while now . . . . . !!

seahawk
seahawk e2 Member 7529 forum postsseahawk vcard United Kingdom
29 Jan 2013 - 10:45 AM

My old 18-70 Nikon kit lens that came with my old D70s - still the sharpest lens I have and very light weight too, I just wish it had VR. This was a cracking lens and I cannot see why Nikon discontinued it.

pulsar69
pulsar69  101611 forum posts United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 12:12 PM

Canon 24-70 2.8L , a pretty much perfect lens apart from the horrendous weight !

KNS
KNS  5106 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 2:08 PM

300 f2.8 +/- 1.4 or 2x TC

MBShrekito
29 Jan 2013 - 5:25 PM

24-70mm f/2.8
70-200mm f/2.8

Carabosse
Carabosse e2 Member 1139392 forum postsCarabosse vcard England269 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 5:29 PM

Panasonic 20mm f1.7 on M4/3 (FF equiv: 40mm). Then the Olympus 60mm f2.8 macro, and after those two primes, the zooms.

MalcolmS
MalcolmS e2 Member 81061 forum postsMalcolmS vcard England13 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 1:27 PM

Canon 24-105L for walkabout, Canon17-40L for landscapes

mondmagu
mondmagu  474 forum posts Ireland
30 Jan 2013 - 1:55 PM

Canon ef-s 17-55 f2.8 95% of the time,it's a cracker!!!!

Add a Comment

You must be a member to leave a comment

Username:
Password:
Remember me:
Un-tick this box if you want to login each time you visit.