01-27-2014 04:11 PM
I finally broke down and purchased a 5d mk III. Now I would like to purchase a wide angle lense. I have a 24-105 is L; 70-200 is f4L and and a 50 1.4.
I am not married to canon for the wide angle, but would like a quality lense, be it prime or zoom. Any suggestions?
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01-27-2014 04:25 PM
A lot of people go for the 17-40 F4 L or those willing to spend a lot more for faster glass buy the 16-35 f2.8 L version 2. One other choice I like is the Sigma 12-24 but that's really wide on a full frame. With that said I've never felt the 17-40 L deserved / lived up to it's price (and yes I have one plus the Sigma)
01-27-2014 05:03 PM
01-27-2014 07:55 PM
01-28-2014 09:22 PM
It really depends on your budget and what purpose.
If you like to take landscape photographs and have all in the time in the world, I would choose prime lenses
If you like to versatality and just mainly focus on AF then I would choose zoom lenses.
(remember primes have superior quality to zooms, but zooms got the versatality, therefore you have to sacrifice either one)
Personally I would push for the 16-35 or the 35 1.4
Hope this helps
I hope this helps.
01-29-2014 09:05 AM
Most of photography is use orientated. I f you have good equipment. The rest is up to you.
I recommend the 17-40mm f4 L. Yes, on a focus target, the 16-35mm f2.8 L is probably better. In the real world of photography, I doubt anybody can tell the difference. Plus the f4 to f2.8 L is only one stop. One stop is not a deal breaker or maker, most of the time.
The 8-15mm f4 L is by far the most fun lens to have. And like I said it ia all bout how the photographer, you, uses it.
This lens may not be the most practibile but it is a ball to play around with. Get the 17-40mm f4 L and you won't go wrong.
01-29-2014 10:29 AM - edited 01-29-2014 10:30 AM