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Re: Review: Canon EOS 17-40 f/4L by DxO Mark
« Reply #60 on: January 26, 2014, 03:49:32 PM »
If you are going to get a full frame L lens for a crop camera get one of the 24-x lenses, and then buy a Ef-s Ultra wide.   24-x is fine for an outdoor zoom in wide open places.  Save buying the ultra-wide full frame lens for when you buy a full frame camera.

That makes sense, and incidentally is exactly what I did when I decided to buy glass to prepare for the move to full frame later on. I had the Tokina 12-24 f/4 DX at the time, a bombproof piece of kit that was!
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Re: Review: Canon EOS 17-40 f/4L by DxO Mark
« Reply #60 on: January 26, 2014, 03:49:32 PM »

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Re: Review: Canon EOS 17-40 f/4L by DxO Mark
« Reply #61 on: January 26, 2014, 04:02:55 PM »
If you are going to get a full frame L lens for a crop camera get one of the 24-x lenses, and then buy a Ef-s Ultra wide.   24-x is fine for an outdoor zoom in wide open places.  Save buying the ultra-wide full frame lens for when you buy a full frame camera.
That makes sense, and incidentally is exactly what I did when I decided to but glass to prepare for the move to full frame later on. I had the Tokina 12-24 f/4 DX at the time, a bombproof piece of kit that was!

I also agree - the important thing is that the 17-40L on crop is "good enough" to be very usable, so you can either get it before moving to ff or dual-use it on crop & ff.

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Re: Review: Canon EOS 17-40 f/4L by DxO Mark
« Reply #62 on: January 26, 2014, 06:05:07 PM »

I get your jokes... and they are funny... but sometimes taking the "wrong" lens with you can help you to produce some really unique images.

Tell me if you take the "wrong" lens and produce "unique images" is it really the "wrong" lens?

You catch on quick.   ;)

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Re: Review: Canon EOS 17-40 f/4L by DxO Mark
« Reply #62 on: January 26, 2014, 06:05:07 PM »