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Re: If you can have ONLY 3 lenses, what would they...???
« Reply #75 on: August 15, 2012, 09:26:51 PM »
Easy
14mm 2.8L ii
35mm 1.4L
135mm 2.0L
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Re: If you can have ONLY 3 lenses, what would they...???
« Reply #75 on: August 15, 2012, 09:26:51 PM »

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Re: If you can have ONLY 3 lenses, what would they...???
« Reply #76 on: August 16, 2012, 03:43:18 AM »
Since i got APS-C it would be

Canon 24mm 1.4 L II
Canon 50mm 1.2L


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Re: If you can have ONLY 3 lenses, what would they...???
« Reply #77 on: August 16, 2012, 03:44:27 AM »
For a full frame camera:
Canon 24-70/2.8L II
Canon 100/2,8L Macro IS
Canon 200-400/4L Extender 1.4x

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Re: If you can have ONLY 3 lenses, what would they...???
« Reply #78 on: September 11, 2012, 02:50:04 PM »
Old 28-70L 2,8
85L 1,2
70-200L 2,8

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Re: If you can have ONLY 3 lenses, what would they...???
« Reply #79 on: September 11, 2012, 03:27:19 PM »
Probably 70-200 2.8II (plus 2xIII), the 24-70 2.8II, and hopefully a 14 or 16-35.  These are just zooms, someday if I get into primes the tri might change.  ;)

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Re: If you can have ONLY 3 lenses, what would they...???
« Reply #80 on: September 11, 2012, 03:33:59 PM »
16-35 2.8
50 1.4
70-200 2.8L

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Re: If you can have ONLY 3 lenses, what would they...???
« Reply #81 on: September 11, 2012, 03:48:53 PM »
Really enjoy mixing these 3 lenses on my 7D & 5DII:

24mm f/1.4 II
40mm f/2.8
135mm f/2
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Re: If you can have ONLY 3 lenses, what would they...???
« Reply #81 on: September 11, 2012, 03:48:53 PM »

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Re: If you can have ONLY 3 lenses, what would they...???
« Reply #82 on: September 11, 2012, 04:02:02 PM »
Just another one and it is done:

ef 24mm 1.4 L II (next purchase)
ef 50mm 1.4
ef 70-200mm 2..8 L IS II
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Re: If you can have ONLY 3 lenses, what would they...???
« Reply #83 on: September 11, 2012, 04:10:35 PM »
If we're going with lenses I own already, I'd have to go with the widest range & brightest glass, which gives me:

16-35 f2.8L II, 24-105 f4L IS, and 70-200 f2.8L II IS

If I could have my choice of lenses I don't own, I'd swap out the 24-105 with the new 24-70 2.8L II, giving me 16-200mm at 2.8.

I could probably be convinced to swap the 16-35 out for a faster prime and/or a macro lens, as well...

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Re: If you can have ONLY 3 lenses, what would they...???
« Reply #84 on: September 11, 2012, 04:12:38 PM »
35 f1.4L
100 f2.8L Macro IS
200 f2.8L II

Carried with my 5d3 and 7d. Covers nearly everything I need.

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Re: If you can have ONLY 3 lenses, what would they...???
« Reply #85 on: September 11, 2012, 04:31:59 PM »
I shoot a lot of sports so:

Canon 24-70 2.8 II
Canon 70-200 2.8 II IS
Canon 400 2.8 II IS

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Re: If you can have ONLY 3 lenses, what would they...???
« Reply #86 on: September 11, 2012, 04:35:04 PM »
I shoot a lot of sports so:

Canon 24-70 2.8 II
Canon 70-200 2.8 II IS
Canon 400 2.8 II IS

I might change out the 400 2.8 for the 200-400 L if I could use it on a 1DX, I think I would miss the stop at night games . . . but the flexibility might be worth it.

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Re: If you can have ONLY 3 lenses, what would they...???
« Reply #87 on: September 11, 2012, 05:56:42 PM »
I basically shoot for my family:

Budget 1000-2500:
Canon 24-105 F/4
Sigma 50mm F/1.4
Canon 70-200 F/4 IS

Budget 2500-4000:
Tamron 24-70 F/2.8 VC
Sigma 50mm F/1.4
Canon 70-200 F/2.8 IS MK2

Budget 4000-6000:
Canon 24-70 F/2.8 MK2
Canon 35mm F/1.4
Canon 70-200 F/2.8 IS MK2
Canon 5D3 | Samyang 14mm F/2.8 | Sigma 50mm F/1.4 | Tamron 24-70mm F/2.8 VC | Canon 70-200mm F/2.8 IS MK2 | Canon 100mm f/2.8 Macro L | Canon Closed-up 500D | 430EX | Kenko 2x Teleplus Pro 300 | Manfrotto Tripod

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Re: If you can have ONLY 3 lenses, what would they...???
« Reply #87 on: September 11, 2012, 05:56:42 PM »

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Re: If you can have ONLY 3 lenses, what would they...???
« Reply #88 on: September 11, 2012, 09:58:42 PM »
I'm a newb, so here's what I'd pick for my crop Canon:

EF-S 10-22
EF-S 17-55 2.8
EF 70-200L 2.8

If you plan on purchasing filters, then these lenses are all 77mm - only need one set :)

of course, if I could cheat, I'd add the 100mm L 2.8 macro.
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Re: If you can have ONLY 3 lenses, what would they...???
« Reply #89 on: September 11, 2012, 10:13:25 PM »
24-70 f/2.8L II
70-200 f/2.8L IS II
200-400 f/4.0L IS (1.4X)

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Re: If you can have ONLY 3 lenses, what would they...???
« Reply #89 on: September 11, 2012, 10:13:25 PM »