A&P My next lens???

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  1. copeland

    copeland smarter than you

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    I bought a d80 and got the upgraded 18-70 lens...

    I'm going to Japan in April, what would you guys recommend as my next lense? and why?

    and can anyone tell the quality differences between Nikon, Sigma, and Tamron?
     
  2. SenenCito

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    its simple Nikon > them all

    between tamron and sigma it generally depends on the lens, but they both usually have some random quality problem

    im honestly not sure what you should get next..it really depends on how you shoot..if you just want an all around lens, the 18-200 is awesome

    Most people also buy the 50mm 1.8 as their second lens since its so nice , although personally I prefer the 35mm 2.0 to work with..much more usable.

    so what do you shoot?
     
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    Mostly outdoors...hiking and such...the 18-70 seems to be good for "daily photos" candids and what not...

    Won't the 18-200 cover the range of the 18-70?
     
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    yeah, most people just get the 18-200 over the 18-70. then pickup a 50mm or a wider one for wide angle shots and a super zoom lens and you are all set!
     
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    right but since I own the 18-70 what would be suggested as the next lense?
     
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    70-200 f/2.8
     
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    The 70-300 VR or the 50mm 1.8. I bought the 50mm 1.8 because I do alot of low light stuff/concert photography.
     
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  8. SenenCito

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    if its outdoor and hiking..why dont you try a 12-24 or the sigma 10-22 , dont know if you are intro ultra wide but its real fun
     
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    ultra wides are great for scenery? but then what use indoors are they? I'm still trying to absorb everything :hsd:
     
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    when I went on vacation, I used my Tokina 12-24 more than any other lens. Great for scenery because landscapes are usually wide shots.
     

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