awardticket wrote in post #16976336
I have the 18-55 mm kit lens on my Rebel t3i. Assuming I would get this lens and not use it past 14 or 12 to minimize distortion what point would it really have? Is there a large difference between 18 and 14 mm? Or even 18 and 12?
I realize that at 1.6 it's not nothing but is it really worth considering for landscapes?
The 18-55 is equivalent to about 29mm on full frame. That only just touching 'wideish' in my book.
Wide for me starts at 24mm (15mm) which is why I got a 15-85 for my 100D. Feels similar to my 'everyday' 24-70 on my 1Ds3
However I have to ask... Why on earth not use it at wide angles?
My landscape favourites are EF14, TS-E17 and TS-E24 (on the 1Ds3)
It takes practice and experimentation to really get the feel for wide angle use - I used to use the EF16-35 a lot on my old 1Ds and have a lot of big landscape prints taken with it
I'm now seriously recommending this lens when I'm doing some of my teaching work (one reason I got one and wrote the review)