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Discussion in 'Lens Lust' started by dakinetx, Oct 3, 2008.

  1. Am selling my Last DX lens and wanna replace it.
    Selling Sigma 10-20.
    Now, mainly do People/Wedding Photography so a WA is abit more of a "trck" lens or good for those "dressing room" shots (altough would use when traveling too). The 17-35 appeals to the PJ in me but it's not "best" @ 2.8 irks me.

    So, which to get? 14-24 f/2.8 or 17-35 f/2.8

    I do like my shallow dof but want most versatile (bit of oxymoron with these two lenses really I guess lol). Guess with 17-35 having some swm issues? and the 14-24 "ding me" stick out front element both have their "issues".

    I have posted here for sometime now (images I mean) so what do those of you that have come to see abit of my style think would best suit me?

    Cheers,
    Nick
     
  2. shaocaholica

    shaocaholica

    112
    Jul 21, 2008
    LA
    The 17-35 can take front filters while the 14-24 can't. May be an issue for more "creative" work like long exposures that require NDs and such.
     
  3. 14-24 is specialized, and doesn't work very well for people. At least not easily. I think the 17-35 on one camera and the 70-200 on the other is the best for people/events/etc.

    Craig
     
  4. Preston

    Preston

    273
    May 2, 2005
    Reno, NV
    Go with the 17-35, the 14-24 is just too wide for people shots in a formal setting like a wedding.
     
  5. andy6789

    andy6789

    32
    Sep 12, 2008
    Milwaukee Wi
    i agree with the 17-35, it is perfect for weddings
     
  6. If I were shooting FX, I think the 24-70 or 28-70 would be about as wide as I'd want to go for people pics. Heck, 24 is pretty wide on DX.