JayStar86 wrote in post #8997251
well first im not evaluating lenses based on wedding work in specific.... i just said event work like weddings.... in order to say event work where low-lighting will be available with limited flash capabilities at times.
and second, why do i all of a sudden feel like im defending myself in this thread? LOL.
Didn't I post this thread to get some help from the POTN crowd... or did I post this thread in the wrong way? Do I need to type out every detail so that the semantics and meanings of things implied by me are not mis-interpreted.... like is my first post wrong in some way?
Im confused.... is this because I dismissed two lenses outright and the Tamron 28-75 owners have come to defend it against the nay-sayer?
i just think you are reading tone in posts. i dont think people are being argumentative, i think they are actually trying to help you by showing pros and cons, etc.
edit: oh, and i dont think the fact that people own those lenses is making them defensive. i find L-whores to be much more defensive of their red rings (I own 2). "how could a lens 1/3 the cost of my precious L ever come close?!?!?!"
i consider myself pretty realistic when it comes to these lenses. when i was looking for a standard walkaround zoom, the 24-70 wasn't even an option. and I have used that lens for WEEKS at a time since my mentor has one. and budget isn't a worry since I make a pretty good living. bang for the buck wise it wasn't worth it to me. i dont need to buy a lens just for the red ring.