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10/11/2020 01:39:14 PM · #1
So I'm thinking about getting the eos r and I only have app-c DSLR lenses so I know I'm going to need to get a lens with it so which would be better for a first lens the wide 15-35L is 2.8 or the 70-200L IS 2.8?
10/11/2020 02:07:29 PM · #2
I don't think there is a right answer, though the traditionalists will favour the wider angle 15-35. I know that I miss the wider angle I had on some of my higher end point and shoots; as well I get a lot of use out of a 70-300 zoom, though neither is of the quality you will be getting. You might go out with what you have and see where you are happiest shooting landscape.
10/11/2020 02:54:14 PM · #3
My choice would be the telephoto for flexibility. You can create a "wide-angle" shot by stitching multiple images shot with a longer lens and post-processing, but there's really no way to simulate getting closer with the wide one.
10/11/2020 04:07:25 PM · #4
Really depends on what you shoot most. The 15-35 allows you to go very wide indeed, equivalent to about 10mm on APS-C. At the 35mm end, it's still on the wide end. The 70-200 is a workhorse, but totally different in purpose.
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