A&P noob question v.lens

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  1. e.pie

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    no, they are awful. tamron does have some good lenses but those are not even close to them.

    50 1.4 or 1.8?

    What camera do you have, the crop factor really affects what can be a good range.

    for 1.5-6 crop I'd suggest a 16,17,18 to 50-100 for a good walkaround lens

    for 1.3 to 1x crop you can get away with a 24 maybe 28 up
     
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    I'm not really sure which 50mm it was, I was reading it was a good beginners lens though

    I'm still learning about the lenses and what ones to get, that's why I'm looking for advice :hs:


    right now I have the kit lens and a canon EF 75-300mm F/4-5.6 I ordered before I really looked into things and found out it was crummy :hs:
     
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    I've been sitting reading about lenses and stuff all night, I'm a bit overwhelmed :hs:
     
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    Tamron 17-50 f/2.8 and 28-75 f/2.8, i think there may be a 17-35 f/2.8-4 or something along those lines that is good as well, but those are about the only ones you want from them.

    You have a 1.6 crop, so the 28-75 may not be wide enough for you. I have one but I plan on getting something wider and longer when I have the extra cash.
     
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    (1 lens for wide, 1 lens for length) is what i mean
     
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    let me guess...you thought it was a great lens until you read on some forum that it was crummy and are just repeating what you read
     
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    no I was reading the FAQ from the sticky, I haven't shot with it yet I'm still waiting for it in the mail

    http://photonotes.org/articles/beginner-faq/lenses.html

    :dunno:
     
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    sLpFhaWK www.JJiGz.com

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    There is so many different types of lenses i have no idea on what's what. they look similar but im sure some are very different.. *sigh*
     
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    :werd:

    I've figured out what means what, I just don't know which ones are quality and which ones are crap
     
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    can someone explain the lense cropping, wide, etc?
     

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