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What lens do you use most?


pink Plus
12 2.6k 6 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2013 7:40AM
Canon 28-70 (old version) f2.8L is my favourite, had it about 13 years, love it.

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lemmy 8 2.3k United Kingdom
12 Feb 2013 11:51AM

Quote: I have no idea what the vignetting will be like


Doesn't matter. So long as people believe you meant it to be vignetted, it makes you an artist.

Django Rheinhardt, the jazz guitar player said that if he made a mistake, he would make it twice more during a tune, which convinced all the listeners that it was not a mistake but what he meant to play. What was funny was that people copying his stuff would copy the wrong notes too.
Paul Morgan Plus
14 17.1k 6 England
12 Feb 2013 7:29PM

Quote:Doesn't matter. So long as people believe you meant it to be vignetted, it makes you an artist


I do so at times using my hand, its very effective Smile
Paul Morgan Plus
14 17.1k 6 England
12 Feb 2013 9:03PM
If you need to travel light, the 45mm on the camera, with a wide angle adapter in your pocket Smile

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shaks 13 561 1 Tokelau
13 Feb 2013 11:59AM
50mm primes tend to be my standard on both digital and film. If I'm going away on holiday, I tend to take an 18-55mm zoom with me. More for 'just in case' rather than anything else.
13 Feb 2013 11:58PM

Quote:I've just bought a used 50mm f1.8 Nikkor
Still think it's a great addition to any outfit



I have a Nikkor 50mm f1.4D, a great lens, which I bought prior to my 17-55 f2.8 DX. I really like the 17-55, but there are occasions when the faster f1.4 prime just can't be beat!
GDO 4 23 Czech Republic
16 Apr 2013 10:37AM
i use most of the time prime, i only use a 50-200 sigman os hsm for some sport when i can't use prime

For rest of time, only primes on my eos with right adapters :

M42 Pentacon electric 30mm

50mm :
M42 Rokkor f1.4
M42 Pencaton f1.8
M42 Helios 44 (several versions)

135mm :
Tamron Auto 2.8

200mm :
Tair21 f4

vivitar 2x

and last one but not the least, my proud bazooka.... :
M42 Pentacon 500mm f5.6

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