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Your favorite lens is?
« on: January 13, 2013, 11:14:40 PM »
What would be your favorite lens?  The one you'd say you took your best shots with?
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Your favorite lens is?
« on: January 13, 2013, 11:14:40 PM »

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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2013, 11:39:02 PM »
My best sports shots ever are with the 300 f/2.8L I IS.
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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2013, 11:53:55 PM »
I would say the 16-35 f2.8LII
with the 85 f1.4 Sigma a close second

but the more i use the 40mm pancake the more I like it
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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2013, 12:28:17 AM »
85 1.2 II by far.

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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2013, 12:32:03 AM »
On FF Camera:
Canon: 85mm f/1.2L II
Zeiss: 21mm f/2.8 ZE

Can't narrow it down further.
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5D Mark III, Canon 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye, Canon 17mm f/4L TS-E, Canon 16-35mm f/4L IS, 21mm f/2.8 Zeiss, Sigma 35mm f/1.4, 24-70mm f/2.8 II, 50mm f/1.4 Sigma, 85mm f/1.2L, 100mm f/2.8L Macro,70-200mm f/2.8L IS II...1.4x converter III, and some other stuff.....

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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2013, 12:50:04 AM »
Using an APS-C camera, 28mm F1.8 USM.

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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2013, 01:00:22 AM »
What would be your favorite lens?  The one you'd say you took your best shots with?

40mm pancake.  because with any other lens mounted, it just stays at home

i bring my camera to work and everywhere i go now :D
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« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2013, 01:00:22 AM »

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« Reply #7 on: January 14, 2013, 01:16:22 AM »
On FF, 24-105L. 16-35L II is second

On crop... 16-35 II... 70-200L II is second

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« Reply #8 on: January 14, 2013, 02:27:35 AM »
What would be your favorite lens?  The one you'd say you took your best shots with?

40mm pancake.  because with any other lens mounted, it just stays at home

i bring my camera to work and everywhere i go now :D
A great reason to own the 40mm pancake!  It's a lens that likes to go everywhere and it makes the whole camera feel smaller.

I have a bunch of favorites, but no single favorite at the moment.

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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #9 on: January 14, 2013, 02:28:02 AM »
Definitely the 70-200 IS II. Even on crop my most used lens.
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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #10 on: January 14, 2013, 02:44:13 AM »
The one that meets the needs. As I do not own all too many at the time and never will. For being short of a WA at the moment coming from crop, the 28 F/2.8 is first choice when it comes to nightscapes. Otherwise I am really discovering the 50 F/1.4 as a fine prime for lowlight. Later this year I guess I'll go for the classic 16-35 range and a few years from now I'd like to go for a 14-24 should it ever hit the shelves...But preferably I will burn the money for another 5D two product cycles from now (2018).
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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #11 on: January 14, 2013, 02:58:02 AM »
85mm f/1.2L II...!  ;)

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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #12 on: January 14, 2013, 03:00:37 AM »
I also forgot to add, 100mm F2.8 macro USM.  This is one of the best lens I've ever used that's why I dream of an FF so I can use it more.  Also the 50mm F1.8 II. 

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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #13 on: January 14, 2013, 03:22:34 AM »
50mm 1.2L  same reason as previous stated for the 40mm.
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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #14 on: January 14, 2013, 03:36:52 AM »
135mm f/2.  It is responsible for a very high percentage of my recent favourites.
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« Reply #14 on: January 14, 2013, 03:36:52 AM »