A&P Looking for a Wide Angle Lens for the Digital Rebel.

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  1. AsianRage

    AsianRage Know about Media Ventures?

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    Is Tamron a good brand?

    Any recommendations?
     
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    • How wide do you want
    • Whats wrong with the 18-55
    • What's your Budget
     
  3. sony

    sony Active Member

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    • Tamron is a good brand, but this doesn't mean all their lenses are good.
    • Recommendations for what?
    • What kind of stuff do you shoot?
    • What kind of range are you looking at?
    • What is your budget?
    • What camera are you shooting with?
    • What lenses do you currently have?
     
  4. raptor_talon

    raptor_talon Who is the master? Sho'nuff!

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    sony Active Member

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  6. Milin

    Milin It's Terminal.

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    I've been dissapointed by sigmas. :-/

    the 24-70 is slooooow

    the 24-60 ex is pretty sweet though. Took pretty clear pics!!!
     
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    zenitar 16mm fisheye
     
  8. Fucker

    Fucker out of the fast lane, bitches

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    Tamaron>Sigma but ultrasonic factory lenses are the way forward.
     
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    • no autofocus
    • not sharp until stopped down to f/4 or smaller
    • fisheye distortion (requires removal in post or.. well, no removal :hsugh: )
    • gimmicky
     
  10. widebaudi

    widebaudi New Member

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    how wide do you want to go? i have the tamron 17-35 and love it.
     
  11. wtfmate

    wtfmate OT Resident mafia insider

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    I have the 10-22 EF-S
    love it
    but its a bit pricey
     
  12. Milin

    Milin It's Terminal.

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    I've had bad experiences with sigma. Their lenses are good, but the 2.8 lenses aren't optimal at f2.8

    I like to have a usable 2.8 to control DOF on my pics.
     
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    • You're probably experiencing thin DOF caused by opening your aperture up, which happens to all lenses at f/2.8
    • You might have purchased a bad copy of the lens
    • :hsugh:

    :wiggle:
     
  14. dzmedia

    dzmedia Guest

    dont forget :mamoru:
     
  15. Milin

    Milin It's Terminal.

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    nono. I know about the thin DOF. I am just used to using Nikon wide angles and was dissapointed with the difference.

    my old camera was a nikon n90 that was a hand me down from my dad.
     
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    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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  17. Toogy

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    Let's see your shots with it :fawk:

    It is a great lens, who gives a shit that it is slow, at 10mm you can hand hold it at 1/15 easily.
    It has MASSIVE DOF at 6.3!
    I love mine, it has basically stayed on my cam since I got it
     

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