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Too many lens !

Discussion in 'Native X-Mount Lens Forum' started by Claude, Jun 14, 2018 at 3:24 AM.

  1. Claude

    Claude Member

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    Well I have to many lens (not complaining) I have to thin down my collection but hard time to choose the one to sell.
    14 mm, 16 mm, 23 mm 1.4 , 35 mm 1.4, 60 mm, 90 mm and the 10-24 mm. Love them all.
    looking forward for sugestions
     
  2. Bud Weiser

    Bud Weiser Premium Member

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    Ok I'll Play :) I don't have the 10-24 but sure would like to try it out. If it were me...

    Keep the 90mm DO NOT get rid of it. You will be sorry.
    14mm or 10-24 (Pick one)
    23mm 1.4 or 35mm 1.4 (Pick one)

    Dump the 16mm and the 60mm.
     
  3. Richard_R

    Richard_R Eclectic eccentric Staff Member

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    That is an impossible question.
    Without knowing what you photograph, what focal lengths you use most, what apertures you use or whether you love or hate zooms nobody can say anything except "I have x lens and I like it", or "I did not like X lens so I sold it" and how are either of those answers going to help you?
     
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    Bud Weiser Premium Member

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    Not for me. Look. I answered it :)

    He'll probably look for someone's answer that closely mirrors his for confirmation and just go with it. But I don't care. It was fun anyway.....
     
  5. Claude

    Claude Member

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    i just got the 60mm and the 16mm and like them both
     
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    Claude Member

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    landscape, streets and macro macro. Not crazy about zoom but been impress by the 10-24
     
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    keep them all...the future is a mystery!
     
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    Only 7 lens? Get more cameras for them.
     
  9. Claude

    Claude Member

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    I hav e the XPro2, Xpro1 and the XE2
     
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    Keep the 10-24 and the 35. Sell everything else and buy a 55-200... DONE!
     
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    @Richard_R is basically correct, we have too little to go on. It really does come down to what you are using and how.

    I agree with @BeerMakesYouSmart that keeping one of the 14 or 10-24 seems like a good starting point.

    I wonder if the 90 isn't the weakest link. It is big, lacks OIS and doesn't fit what appear to be your strong normal to wide/ ultrawide lens acquisition strategy. Not only is it an outlier, it is also a more specialized focal length. And you like macro, street and landscape, none of which scream extra-long-fast-heavy-portrait lens to me.

    So I have your solution: sell the 14 or 10-24 AND the 90. Having sold TWO you can buy one. Get the 80mm Macro, a far better choice for you than the 90...it can still do the odd headshot if needed, works great for macro, has you covered for the long-telephoto-landscape-isolation shots.

    All problems solved.

    Next question!
     
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    Just made the leap Canon to Fuji X-T2 so really can't say with my limited experience but would echo others who say depends on what you want to do. Also the real reason for you wanting to sell these particular lenses! Interested to know how you like the 16mm?
     
  13. Claude

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    The 16 is great very sharp, short close focus distance,providing some subject separation at 1.4, fast and accurate autofocus, outstanding color and contrast, just fit my need for a wide angle lens. No particular reason for selling the lens but i feel i have many on the wide angle aspect.
     
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    Of course you could always keep all of them!
     
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    If you love them all how can you have too many lenses? Buy more!
     
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    I would keep them all but if you are determined to get rid of some you could always give them to me!
     
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    I have quite a few prime lenses that are hardly ever used, still keep them for some reason and i'm not generally a hoarder.

    Obviously not the best person to offer advice, but if it were me I would sell the 14mm.
    Focal length covered and its not that much better than the 10-24, I have both so should really take my own advice here.
     
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    Sacrilege!! Sell the 16mm???? Are you crazy?? I have the 10-24 & the 16, and I wouldn't sell either. My 60mm doesn't get used much, so I can understand moving that on....
     
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    How many lenses do you need?

    Ans: n+1 (where n=the current number of lenses you have) !!
     
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    Good call on the 60mm, used mine on Monday first time for a couple of years and confirmed that flower photography isn't for me.
    Still that beats the 50mm f2 I bought and have never used apart from checking to see it worked (seemed like a bargain at the time)
     

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