altbg
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Lens Recommendations?

Wed Oct 30, 2013 5:53 pm

Hello all,

I am looking to purchase a new lens for my Nikon D7000 to complement the Sigma 150-500mm since 150mm is a bit too much at certain spotting locations. I am hoping to get something that would also be my primary shooting lens for everyday stuff, something in the range of 35-150mm. I am on a pretty tight budget so I can't afford to drop a grant on the Nikon 24-120mm for example. Any suggestions are welcome. Thanks everyone!
 
epten
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RE: Lens Recommendations?

Fri Nov 01, 2013 10:56 am

I'd try 50 mm prime (fixed) lens. It works very well as everyday lens, and the picture quality will be excellent.
 
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RE: Lens Recommendations?

Sat Nov 02, 2013 4:46 pm

The 18-55 VR and 55-200 VR are excellent for your needs. Another option is the new 24-85, they are sold with the new D610 kit and I see lots of them for sale.
 
altbg
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RE: Lens Recommendations?

Sun Nov 03, 2013 4:43 pm

The 55-200 VR looks interesting, for some reason I didn't notice it when browsing through all the lenses. It is pretty cheap and should cover my needs at this point. I have an older Sigma 17-70mm f2.8-4.5 so the Nikon 55-200 VR should fit perfectly in the gap that's between my two Sigmas. Thanks clickhappy!

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