Originally Posted by nickj
For my short lens I use a Nikon 18-135. It's good lens for everything but those reach-out-and -touch-someone shots.
I got a Sigma 50 mm 2 years ago for 1:1 macro shots and discovered that I like the way they are built. I want the fast 17 - 70 for landscape and low light shooting because even though I have a good T pod I seldom haul it with. Because of that, I have become more interested in 2.8 lens'.