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Whats your favoite full frame lens?

 
rick_reno
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Aug 11, 2012 10:16 |  #16

85L II. It really shines on a FF body




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Aug 11, 2012 10:41 |  #17

My favorite?
The 135mm f/2


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Aug 11, 2012 10:48 |  #18

50L


1Dx, 1DM4, 5DM2, 7D, EOS-M, 8-15L, 17-40L, 24 TSE II, 24-105L, 50L, 85L II, 100L, 135L, 200L f/2.8, 300L f/4, 70-200L II, 70-300L, 400Lf/5.6

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Aug 11, 2012 11:26 |  #19

Me too....50L


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Aug 11, 2012 11:35 as a reply to thatkatmat's post |  #20

50mm 1.2




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Aug 11, 2012 11:39 |  #21

85L II & 24L II


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Aug 11, 2012 11:41 as a reply to x_tan's post |  #22

24LII @ 1.4. It's just another surreal world out there when I use this lens.




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Aug 11, 2012 11:59 |  #23

50L

40mm pancake minus the vignetting.


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Aug 11, 2012 12:07 |  #24

24-105L for general use and 70-200 mk2 for street candid and portrait.




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Aug 11, 2012 12:56 |  #25

24-105mm is hands down the best for me. I am in love with the 60mm Nikkor Macro on at my work though.

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Aug 11, 2012 13:11 |  #26

DavidR wrote in post #14844229external link
My favorite?
The 135mm f/2.8

Soft-focus? Interesting... I don't hear much about this lens. Can you share your reasons for it being your favorite?


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Aug 11, 2012 13:16 |  #27

24-105L gets the most use for me right now due to its versatility and light-weight. I won't say its my favourite of my gear, but it spends the most time on my camera and its a good little workhorse :) Saves my butt when its all I have on me.

85L is my favourite lens, its just very special - sharp, beautiful colour and bokeh. I use it when I'm feeling especially creative when shooting animals (dogs, horses).

70-300mm L is my newest aquisition and it comes alive on my 5D3. It isnt a lens thats overly popular/talked about, due to the multitude of 70-200's that exist already, but it focuses lightning fast, its tack sharp, and the range is perfect on a FF camera for sports and bugs/nature. I havn't had much time with it yet but it could creep into my favourites spot, due to the versatility and compact nature of the tele. I'd say right now its a very close second favourite.

The 50mm 1.8 is my lazy portrait lens :p When I'm going somewhere casual, where 85 is too long, and I don't feel like lugging my lenses around with me. It is my relaxing, just carrying my camera and seeing what happens - type lens.


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Aug 11, 2012 13:43 as a reply to Christina.DazzleByDesign's post |  #28

Converted Minolta Rokkor 58mm f/1.2 as a fast normal lens with some glowing "effect"
And Meyer Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 for its unique bokeh.


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Aug 11, 2012 14:07 as a reply to post 14843836 |  #29

Favorite prime: 50 1.2L used mainly for general purpose/walk around/street. If leg zoom is good enough, I like it for its aperture versatility.

But…The 24-105 lives on my camera for its focal length versatility and IS.


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Aug 11, 2012 14:56 |  #30

Nightdiver13 wrote in post #14844681external link
Soft-focus? Interesting... I don't hear much about this lens. Can you share your reasons for it being your favorite?

Meant f/2
I posted that from my phone (cannot see mistakes on that small screen very good)


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