A&P Is a Nikon 18-35 really worth picking up?

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  1. axio

    axio New Member

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    I had my eyes on a Tokina 12-24 but I found a Nikon 18-35 for $250. I'm thinking about holding off on the Tokina and picking up the Nikon. But I'm thinking it might be a waste since the next lens I'm planning on getting is the Tamron 17-50.

    But only $250 :o
     
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    Infallible logic right here.
     
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    Thats a f/3.5-4.5 right?

    Get a Tokina. I hear they are AWESOME. I want one, but I want a constant 2.8 for wide angle 10-12mm on the wide end. I am spoiled with f 2.8 glass. :hs:
     
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    Yeah, it is f/3.5-4.5. I've pretty much got my heart set on the Tokina, I used one for about 50 or so shots and just loved it. I was planning on picking it up this week, but they also have the Nikon 18-35 up for cheap (albeit used) and started wondering if I should hold off on the Tokina until next week.

    Fuck, this is exactly how I bought a useless Nikon 24-85 also. :o
     
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    How sharp is the 24-85? I know its variable as well...I have the 35-70 f/2.8 and I love it, but I want wider. I have the 18-200 VR, but I keep getting lens lust for faster glass. :hsd:
     
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    I impulse buy too many lens :o

    The 24-85 isn't too bad. I picked one up for $150 you get fairly sharp images. I rarely if ever use it unless I'm doing some portrait images that are a few feet away from the subject.
     

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