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Only One Lens...Forever.

Discussion in 'Native X-Mount Lens Forum' started by NikkoTuason, Jul 10, 2015.

  1. erniethemilk

    erniethemilk Member

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    If I were ever to limit myself to a single lens it would be the 23mm.

    Wide enough for almost everything and great for people.

    But if I was in that situation if probably sell it all and buy an X100T.
     
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    Just got back from a trip where I limited myself to just 1 lens -- I'm Please login to view links!
     
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    I'll assume one focal length.

    I probably use something around 18 mostly but if I could only have one it would be around 35.

    Or on my film cameras a 50 on 135 and an 80 on 120/220/70mm.
     
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    ^ Yup. I have to agree here that the 16-55 is the bees knees if (or, even if not) you want only one lens! Such a superb optic, probably the best I've ever seen on APS-C aside from the astounding 50-140. Again though, YMMV.
     
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    Traditionally, many photojournalists routinely used the classic Leica + 35mm Chron combination for maximum flexibility. So the X100-series 23mm is the way to go. (Or an X-Pro 1 or 2 with a 23mm, if you think you may want the option later of shooting with the 28mm-equivalent 18mm Fujinon, like Robert Frank, Garry Winogrand and William Klein!)

    Magnum veteran, and founder of the prestigious documentary photography course at Swansea, David Hurn, says his X100-series camera is all he ever needs.

    Your choice!
     
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    I'd have to pick the 23mm f2 on my XP2 or X-T2 body.

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