A&P Nikon Croo: New lens suggestions?

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  2. fatass

    fatass New Member

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    hmmm for portrait 85 will do well
     
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    Tamron 90mm 2.8?

    nice bokeh, goes to 1:1 macro, and works as a portrait lens...

    I think this will be my next lens.
     
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    80-200 f/2.8 AF-S or D
     
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    18-200VR why not...
     
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    :werd: on the 80-200 suggestion.
     
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    18-200 why?

    Ignore this suggestion, grab the 85mm f/1.4 for portraits.
     
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    He could ditch the 17-55 and the 18-200 is a great portrait lens.
     
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    PS: You're :riaa:
     
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    Fail
     
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    i have the 85 1.4, puts all other portrait lenses to shame. get it
     
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    :riaa: I'm done arguing with you and seeing your posts - IL+1 yay
     
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    no thoughts on the Tamron?
     
  14. Sympathy

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    dude is this the only lens you have?
     
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    I sold my other lenses because this one is soooo :coold:

    18-200VR + 50 f/1.8 is like the best budget rig you can get
     
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    might as well get the 1.4 :wackit:
     
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    If you really think the 18-200 is "great" in any category aside from "budget", you really need to educate yourself. Its really not a very good lens...

    Ive played with the 85 1.8 and the D300 at work and it seems like a pretty nice little combo.
     
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    Please elaborate as to why the 18-200 is not the best walk-around lens out there.
     
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    its a great lens... i just don't think its the best. I'm sure there are others that are good, and it all depends on what you're walking around. :dunno:
     
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    based on the types of pics you've posted, i can see why you like the 18-200. :o







    but what i dont understand is why you wasted all your money on your camera when you could have taken them w/ a pns.
     
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    It's obviously not the best but for the amature photog it's one of the best lenses you could purchase.
     
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    :hsugh:

    What are you mumbling about - please tell me why my pictures suck and why I should have just bought a P&S.

    Don't be retarded...Please post your amazing work also.
     
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    If youre only measure for "best" is the cover the widest focal length possible, then yes; It's the best lens. Other than that...

    It's not built well
    It costs a decent amount of money
    It's not fast
    It doesn't have the best optical characteristics
    It's definitely NOT ideal for portraiture
     
  25. Sympathy

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    i have before. :o
    and i never said your pics suck. :o
     

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