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Studio lens

shutup123 9 24 7 Equatorial Guinea
25 Jan 2009 9:35PM
Hello all, i hope this question hasent been repeated a few times on here, but i am just building a small studio in my garage (around 6m x 5.5m) and was just wondering if anyone could point me to any lenses that would be good for studio work, at the moment i use a fixed 50mm f1.8 lens which is fine for now, but i want an upgrade.
I have a canon 400d and wanted a lense that would be good for both close portraits and full shots.

i hope you can help.

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25 Jan 2009 9:47PM
I use here the Sigma 28 - 105mm and new the Sigma 24 - 70 mm and as well the Sigma 10 -20 mm. All is working fine.

MrGoatsmilk 9 1.5k England
25 Jan 2009 9:51PM
I use a Sigma 18-50 F2.8 along side my 50mm f1.8, it's great when I need to get further back but the wall is in the way.

shutup123 9 24 7 Equatorial Guinea
25 Jan 2009 10:08PM
thanks for replies, just been looking on warehouse express.

thinking of getting this one at some point soon.
25 Jan 2009 10:46PM
@ Rob,
this is the lens what I ordered couple of days ago.... 24-70... brilliant for studio work.

shutup123 9 24 7 Equatorial Guinea
25 Jan 2009 10:51PM
could you send me a link to the lens please, if possible. thanks
25 Jan 2009 10:54PM
shutup123 9 24 7 Equatorial Guinea
25 Jan 2009 10:55PM
thank you
Slippery_Jim 10 597 England
25 Jan 2009 11:03PM
25 Jan 2009 11:04PM
@ Rob,
... Smile))))))))))))))))))))

RogBrown 11 3.1k 10 England
26 Jan 2009 1:43AM

Took me about 5 secs! Smile
colin beeley Plus
15 1.2k 10 England
26 Jan 2009 8:47AM
looks like a good lens see here . i would buy a canon though. there is one on ebay keep an eye on it .
FatHandedChap 12 1.3k England
26 Jan 2009 9:49AM
I've been using a Sigma 24-70 in the studio for a couple of years now and it's great for general kids running about type shots, coupled with a prime for head shots and that's all the kit I used.Now added a 50-150 to the kit as 70mm was a bit short for what I needed at times, but I think my shooting area is longer than yours.

shutup123 9 24 7 Equatorial Guinea
26 Jan 2009 6:04PM
i'll keep an eye on the lens on ebay, thanks again for everyones replies.
I use 400D in a fairly small studio and have the sigma 24-70 ex 2.8 which never comes off my camera, have the 50mm 1.8 too but rarely use that now


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