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What is your favorite lens?

Discussion in 'Lens Lust' started by cwilt, Sep 23, 2005.

  1. cwilt


    Apr 24, 2005
    Denver, CO
    Everyone has one I am sure.

    Mine is the AF 50mm f1.4.

    Whats yours? :smile:
  2. dbirdsong

    dbirdsong Guest

    the most used is my 70-200 Sigma F2.8, but the favorite is my Tokina 12-24.
  3. Preston


    May 2, 2005
    Reno, NV
    It is a tie between my Sigma 30 1.4 & 105 2.8 Macro
  4. patrickh


    May 4, 2005
    Thousand Oaks
  5. My most used lens is the 17-55mm f2.8 but my favorite is the 70-200mm f2.8 VR.
  6. 85mm F/1.4. It's so sweet.
  7. 70-200mm f2.8 VR
  8. twig


    May 23, 2005

    50/1.4 is a close second
  9. 300 mm F2.8 VR -sharper then pretty much anything else...
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  10. Don't use it often but really the sweetest: 85PC.
  11. Actually, I don't have a particular favorite. I have my favorites for specific situations, but I love all the lenses I have and favouring one would discriminate the other great ones.
    Well, I still have a Sigma 17-35 which I really don't like (unless I want a soft focus lens :biggrin: ), but it is bestowed in some obscure cup-board since years anyway.

    If I would have to name one lens I like more than the others, it's probably the 45/2.8 P, because it is so small that when put on I can put the camera in one of my larger jacket pockets :smile:
  12. Simon


    Apr 30, 2005
    Sydney, Australia
    Nikkor 35mm f/2

    (small, sharp, suits my range just right)
  13. MontyDog


    Jan 30, 2005
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  14. My favorite would be the PC85 f2.8 that lens is very sharp and give some outstanding colors.
  15. nfoto

    nfoto Guest

    I have too many lenses and try to use all of them, so "favourite" list would be long. But 200/2VR, UV 105/4.5, Rodenstock 50/0.75, 35/1.4, (any of the 50/58 Nikkors), 28/2, 17-35,17-55,85/1.4, any of the Micro-Nikkors *except* 60/2.8 and AF 105, ..... I could go on for a long time yet, but won't. There are so many lenses that suffer from being stood on a shelf or put in a cupboard, while they only thrive making pictures. :smile:
  16. Just like Gordon. Most used 17-55, favourite 70-200 VR.
  17. FishSauce


    Aug 10, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Most used AF micro 105mm 2.8, favorite 12-24mm :smile:

  18. 28-70 f/2.8

  19. cwilt


    Apr 24, 2005
    Denver, CO
    Almost everyone has a favorite lens and style to fit the focal range. Interesting indeed. :smile:
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