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Old 26-05-09, 09:06 PM
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Nikon D50 Lenses

So I've had my DSLR for a few years now and I'm looking to get a new lense.

I enjoy taking pictures up close (still haven't fiddled around with the AF's etc. but if anyone has any good tutorials please send them my way! )

Main point is to ask, what decent but cheap lenses can I get? Even though I've had the camera for so long I have no idea what to get for it. Kind of embarrassing really but I'd like to get back into photography.

Thanks in advance!

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Old 26-05-09, 09:25 PM
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What lense do you have on it at the moment?
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Old 26-05-09, 09:27 PM
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The lense that came with it was the 18-55mm one.
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Old 29-05-09, 12:02 PM
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Maybe look at something with a bit more zoom then, I picked up a 55-200mm for my 450D for around £120 delivered.

Also just bought a Canon 50mm F1.8 Prime for £62 off eBay, bargain!

EDIT: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Sigma-28-300-2...ayphotohosting

Thats got some proper zoom on it!
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Old 29-05-09, 03:14 PM
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You might want to try http://www.lensesforhire.co.uk/, they are pretty reasonable and it's a great way to test out new products. That, or go to a Jessops and pretend to want to buy a couple. Test them in store and then buy online.
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Old 30-05-09, 03:10 PM
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Wow, cheers guys! So the higher the number the more zoom? Sorry, again complete n00b.

That Sigma lense looks sweet, Marcus, if only it were cheaper, but I think I get the idea.

Thanks for the handy link, Pseudonym! I'll be taking a gander at hiring out 'dem lenses.
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