Is f/2.8 fast enough for city photography?

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  1. OGsPhotography

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    I'll say use the 50. Its the one you know and love ❤️


     
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    If it was me, I'd probably end up mounting my 20 1.8G and hardly take it off.

    But i'd bring along either a 35mm or 50mm and my 70-200 f/4 in a nice shoulder messenger type bag.

    That's probably how I'd roll.
     
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    astroNikon 'ya all Bananas I tell 'ya Supporting Member

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    I have the 24-85/2.8-4.0 (not 24-80) and it's my main lens for that focal length. you'll love it. Though get a used version and not new. They are an old design lens and may seem a bit clunky by comparison to a HIGH priced 24-70/2.8. But for the price they actually get a very high DxO rating above the 3rd market 24-70/2.8s probably primarily due to price.

    I also have 50mm lenses but prefer the 24-85. I've actually been selling my primes because I just don't use them except for one 50/1.8 AF-D as I use that with closeup filters.

    Just to make sure, you're talking about this lens ==> AF Zoom-NIKKOR 24-85mm f/2.8-4D IF from Nikon
     
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    The second photo looks more like Pisa than Roma.
     
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    I went to London with my 24-70 f/2.8G
    on the second day, i ditched it and only used my 50mm f/1.4G
    the Third Day...I only used a Lumix GM1

    go with the lightest combination if you're going to be walking lots.
     
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