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Old Dec 26, 2016, 11:34 AM   #1
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Hi fellows!

I’m evaluating buying a Nikon D5500 body.
And my first pick for lens is the 18-140 and the 35mm f/1.8g.

Then, I doubt between the 35mm f/1.8g and the 50mm f/1.8g…Which would be your pick/suggestion?

If, for example, I choose the 35mm, would be the 18-140 a good complement for a basic kit bundle for general purpose? Or the 18-105? Or what else?
Keep in mind that it would be my first DSLR gear…

I wait for your comments and suggestions.

Thanks in advance!

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Old Dec 26, 2016, 4:03 PM   #2
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Personally, I'd go with the 16-85 instead of the 18-140 and the 18-135. It's sharper in the corners, and has less chromatic aberration and distortion, though the vignetting at 16mm is not very good.

The 50 has less vignetting and distortion than the 35, and they are about equally sharp, so I'd go with the 50.
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Thanks TCav!!!

I will take a look to those options.

Initially I pre-selected the 18-140 because I want more reach without lens changing for travel and hiking, but it is a welcomed suggestion.

Which would be your suggestion to comlement the 16-85 to have more reach??? 70-300?
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