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Should I sell my 85 f/1.8 and Tamron 28-70 f/2.8 to fund a BRICK 24-70L ?

 
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Oct 18, 2010 12:12 |  #46

No, you shouldnt


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Oct 18, 2010 12:33 |  #47

Yes, you should. You'll get better AF, colour and contrast. Built quality is way better - the lens is solid. It is kind of heavy but still less heavy than the 70-200 2.8. It focuses quite close and gives very pleasant bokeh at the long end.


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Oct 18, 2010 12:43 |  #48

Radek wrote in post #11119661 (external link)
Yes, you should. You'll get better AF, colour and contrast. Built quality is way better - the lens is solid. It is kind of heavy but still less heavy than the 70-200 2.8. It focuses quite close and gives very pleasant bokeh at the long end.


better AF: debatable, considering the 24-70 misses like half of the time.
color: debatable
contrast: debatable
bokeh: debatable


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Oct 18, 2010 14:01 |  #49

Radek wrote in post #11119661 (external link)
Yes, you should. You'll get better AF, colour and contrast. Built quality is way better - the lens is solid. It is kind of heavy but still less heavy than the 70-200 2.8. It focuses quite close and gives very pleasant bokeh at the long end.

Sigmas tend to have this sicky yellow cast. Better focus ? I only tried one, the HSM version, and it wasn't even close to ficusing properly. And this was handed to me by a Sigma representative. You'd think they would have them calibrated. Of course I lost complete interest in it and kept my Tamron.


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Oct 19, 2010 09:01 |  #50

bohdank wrote in post #11118924 (external link)
The 24/105 is heavier and bigger than the 28-75.


good spot...i meant to say lighter than the 24-70, i mixed the 2 lenses in my head LOL.


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[QUOTE=Marloon;1105659​8]The 24-70L is not worth money IMO. It's slow, heavy, and stays sharp at f4.0 and smaller apertures.

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I have had this lense long enough. I'm selling mine too grab a 50L, I can't take it anymore lol




  
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