A&P Recommend me a Nikon Wide/Indoor/close up lense

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  1. Mint

    Mint Active Member

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    Currently I have a Nikon D40x
    18-135 F3.5-5.6G Nikkor AFS ED

    I need something better suited for indoor and outdoor
    "snap shot use" for instance, in car shows and when walking around town in San Francisco.


    I'd like to keep it under 300$ even better if under 200$.
    Should I look at only Nikon glass?
     
  2. Dwight Schrute

    Dwight Schrute New Member

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    Sigma 10-20.

    You're going to have a really hard time finding anything for less than $200 new.
     
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    Sigma 10-20 with post processing is a good deal money wise.

    A true lens to do architectural stuff will cost you $$$$
     
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    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    Sigma 10-20 and a tripod if you want to do architecture. Dead straight, it won't distort the image as bad.
     
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    i'm saving for the tokina 11-16 myself, a bit pricier, but worth it i'd think
     
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    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    14-24 2.8!!!! lol
     
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    I have the tokina 12-24 and I got it for 350 I think, I really like it so far
     
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    Nikon glass and the phrase 'not expensive' don't really mix. :o
     
  10. Mint

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    too bad its not autofocus :(
     
  13. tenplanescrashing

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    I have the Tokina 12-24 and would love to have the 11-16. The tokina used can probably be had for between $300-400, but it won't autofocus. You would probably benefit more from the newer Nikon 16-85.
     

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