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View Poll Results: most common lens you used in weddings?
EF-S 10-22mm 4 2.08%
EF-S 17-55mm 42 21.88%
EF 17-40mm f4L 13 6.77%
EF 24-70mm f2.8L 86 44.79%
EF 24-105mm f4L 28 14.58%
EF-S 28-135mm 6 3.13%
EF 70-200mm f4 L 5 2.60%
EF 70-200mm f4 IS L 3 1.56%
EF 70-200mm f2.8 IS l 51 26.56%
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Old 19th of February 2007 (Mon)   #1
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Default most common lens used in wedding photog

What are the lens you use in wedding shoots or what are the most common used lenses in wedding photography?
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Old 20th of February 2007 (Tue)   #2
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Default Re: most common lens used in wedding photog

For me 50mm F1.4 (maybe 10%) and 100mm F2.8 macro (maybe 2%). 17-55 is 70%, 70-200 2.8 IS 20%. Margin of error is 5% so don't bust me over numbers
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Old 20th of February 2007 (Tue)   #3
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actual day- 16-35mm F2.8 L (which is not in the poll)
shoots - 24-70 F2.8 or 70-200 IS F2.8
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Old 20th of February 2007 (Tue)   #4
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Default Re: most common lens used in wedding photog

For outdoor weddings, it's my 24-105 for most of it. For indoor weddings, I still use my 24-105 for the formals w/my B800, but for the rest I use 50 1.4 & 70-200 2.8 a lot.
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Old 20th of February 2007 (Tue)   #5
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Default Re: most common lens used in wedding photog

My main lens: EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS
My assistant's main lens: EF 70-200 f/2.8L IS

My other lenses: EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro
EF 50mm f/1.4 and
EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5
which I all use for specific purposes.
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24-70 f/2.8 on the 5D
16-35 f/2.8 on the 20D
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Default Re: most common lens used in wedding photog

16-35 and 70-200 IS

When I upgrade my mid zoom to a 24-70 it'll probably replace the 16-35 for most shots unless it would have been at 16mm
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Old 21st of February 2007 (Wed)   #8
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you left out 16-35 =X
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Old 21st of February 2007 (Wed)   #9
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85mm f1.2
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Old 22nd of February 2007 (Thu)   #10
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Default Re: most common lens used in wedding photog

I'm with Tim,

in order of usage (please note 5D)
1. 24-70
2. 70-200
3. 50 1.8
4. 50 1.8 on extension tubes (poor mans macro)
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EFS 17-85mm f4-5.6 IS.
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Default Re: most common lens used in wedding photog

The 70-200 IS on my 5D, but the 24-70 would be a close second.
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Old 27th of February 2007 (Tue)   #13
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17-55 IS on my 30D
and partners 30D 70-200 IS and spare 17-55 IS
cant afford anything else hehehehehehehe
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Old 27th of February 2007 (Tue)   #14
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Default Re: most common lens used in wedding photog

this is entirely sensor crop dependant

if FF then 24-70
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Old 28th of February 2007 (Wed)   #15
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Why were no primes listed? I hear many raves about using 50 f1.4 and 85 f1.8 for weddings plus 35 f1.4L
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