A&P Amature getting serious V. where to get lenses. few pics

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    Nullius New Member

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    so i've been going out on photo shoots around the city and various other places, and the more i do the more i realize how much the kit lens sucks just as everyone says. so i'm in the market for a few lenses.

    specifically i was wondering if there is any place i should be looking for decent deals other than B&H here in the city (checked web, B&H is pretty cheap).

    or if anyone's trying to unload some red ringed lenses i might be in the market to take them off your hands :x:
     
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    pics for whatever reason.

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    oh yeah, rebel XTi and tripod on all these, taken at night, no photoshop work done (haven't gotten into that yet, that's next step after lenses)
     
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    For general high (f8 and above) aperture landscape work the kit lens is not terrible... at least not for pictures meant for web viewing.

    I wouldn't print a picture taken with the kit lens above an 8x10. If you enjoy landscape work check out the Tamron 17-50 2.8 and the Canon 17-40 f4.

    If you don't think 17 is wide enough, a lot of people like the Sigma 15-30. If you want to go ultra-wide check out Canon's 10-22 (I think it's 10-22).

    Other ultra-wide options made by other manufactures aren't quite as good.... Tons of CA. (and I find the lack of CA to be important when shooting landscapes.)
     
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    yeah the 17-40 and the 70-200f4 L are the ones i'm looking into. i'd love to get the 70-200mm f2.8 L IS USM but i don't think that kind of money is in the cards for christmas, heh
     
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    Tokina 12 24 is also a nice ultra wide zoom for landscape photography.
     
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    i'm thinking about the canon 10-22 might do decently
     

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