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RS2021

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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #45 on: January 14, 2013, 01:20:24 PM »
It is like asking what song you like best... depends on the mood and the occation.

I can probably pick three if there is no context and we are being pedantic: 135L, 35L, and 24-105L .

In a pinch, I always grab the 24-105L Zoom and 35L prime. They compliment eachother very well.

I fall in and out of love with the 35L....it does limit you in someways being in reality a wider angle than normal ....but I use it as a faux standard for a bit of punch. Right now I am going through the love phase with the ageing 35L. :)
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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #45 on: January 14, 2013, 01:20:24 PM »

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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #46 on: January 14, 2013, 01:41:59 PM »
At the moment: 50L --   :)
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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #47 on: January 14, 2013, 01:43:07 PM »
For me it is the 70-200 f2.8 IS II

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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #48 on: January 14, 2013, 01:54:59 PM »
My overall favorite is the 70-200 f2.8L II, but at times I prefer my 24-105L or 35L depending on what type of shooting I'm doing.
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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #49 on: January 14, 2013, 02:34:12 PM »
Hands Up!, the 100-400mm L
not the best lens by a long shot, hideous transition zone bokeh but when this thing delivers, it REALLY delivers.  Not my most used lens but has provided some of my most outstanding, mostly nature, images.

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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #50 on: January 14, 2013, 03:53:20 PM »
I've narrowed it down to:
- Sigma 30 1.4
- Canon 100 2.0
- Canon 200 2.8
70D, 10-18, 24 2.8 STM, 35 2.0 IS, 85 1.8 and 200 2.8II
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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #51 on: January 14, 2013, 03:58:29 PM »
my next lens :)
1Dx, 5x600 EX RT, ST-E3, Canon:24-105L , 70-200L IS II, 135L, 2x III TC, Sigma 35 F1.4 Art, Sigma 85 F1.4.
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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #51 on: January 14, 2013, 03:58:29 PM »

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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #52 on: January 14, 2013, 03:59:17 PM »
The 24 mm TS-E L II  :o

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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #53 on: January 14, 2013, 04:03:03 PM »
My two primes:

On both FF and crop the 500mm f/4L IS
On the FF the 24mm TS-E f/3.5L II
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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #54 on: January 14, 2013, 04:31:17 PM »
all time fav: 70-200 f2.8L II

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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #55 on: January 14, 2013, 05:01:19 PM »
It is like asking what song you like best... depends on the mood and the occasion.
Yep. In wildflower season, it's the 100mm IS macro. That pretty much stays on the 5D. At the moment (summer here in Oz) wildflower season is over, so the 300mm f4 stays on the body, for bird pic's (Eastern Spine-bills and other small birds are hanging around at the moment). In 3-4 months, as the weather cools off, I'll move towards the 40mm pancake, for the moody, misty conditions around the hills :)
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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #56 on: January 14, 2013, 05:06:57 PM »
135L (though I end up using other lenses more often because I usually want more or less reach).

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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #57 on: January 14, 2013, 06:08:05 PM »
100L Macro.... great for portraits and fantastic for seeing the world differently
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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #58 on: January 14, 2013, 07:20:29 PM »
400mm 2.8 mkII

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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #59 on: January 14, 2013, 07:44:09 PM »
Leica 80mm Summilux with fotodiox adapter to EF mount. 

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Re: Your favorite lens is?
« Reply #59 on: January 14, 2013, 07:44:09 PM »