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teefin1

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The Sigma 30 and black kit lens. I have only used the kit lens once to check it out, and I haven't used the sigma at all since getting the Helios. Is there any reason to keep an AF lens? Am I being hasty?
 

quezra

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Keep the 30 for when you go to restaurants/wherever and you need a kind stranger to take shots of you and your food/date/partner/etc. This is the only use I have for AF but it is significant
 

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Keep the 30 for when you go to restaurants/wherever and you need a kind stranger to take shots of you and your food/date/partner/etc. This is the only use I have for AF but it is significant

I too have thought of selling my stock lens, but keep it for similar occasions.

My wife does fairly well with the auto focus, but does not like manual focusing. I was part of my brother's wedding and she took pictures on the NEX.

I also keep it around for taking videos if we don't take out the video recorder.
 

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I agree, I rarely use mine but it is useful for those times when you need or want AF. I sold minie and ended up buying a second one because of those situations (like my wife not liking to use MF but wanting to use it to take shots of a family gathering etc.).
 

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All my lenses are manual ( I bought the body only ) and I would like an AF lens for all the situations mentioned above plus when I just can't be bothered to set up a manual shot or there's something happening rapidly that needs AF. Think carefully about selling :)
 

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The Sigma 30 and black kit lens. I have only used the kit lens once to check it out, and I haven't used the sigma at all since getting the Helios. Is there any reason to keep an AF lens? Am I being hasty?

I can understand you getting rid of the kit lens. I would hold on to the Sigma if I were you, unless you really need the money. If you sell it, I wouldn't mind betting you buy another! ;)
 

nianys

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I can understand you getting rid of the kit lens. I would hold on to the Sigma if I were you, unless you really need the money. If you sell it, I wouldn't mind betting you buy another! ;)

Rich, I have one I'm not using at all, are you in the US or UK ?
 

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