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    Default Best lens for sony A77

    I have just purchased a Sony A77 body only and am unsure which lens to buy, I already have some sony fit lenses which include 50mm 17-50mm and 70-200mm, but I am looking for something different.Any suggestions would be great

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    depends what you mean by something different, you have the typical range covered with your current lenses. You could go for an ultrawide like the Sigma 10-20 or the Sony 11-18. At the other end of the scale you could go longer and get a 70-300mm. Another option would be a Sigma 105mm macro.
    I have all the bases covered already with my current set up but only my 24-70 and 70-300 really get any use, I am dreaming of owning a 135 1.8 though, which is wonderful for portraits and is regarded as one of the best lenses, not only on the A mount, but on ANY system.

    It would depend on what sort of photography you usually do, you may be as well just replacing one of your current lenses with a higher quality lens of the same range. You would certainly see the benefit with the A77's 24mpix sensor.

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    Hey, I just got an A77 too! We win!
    My suggestion, which once I have the money I will be getting, is the 135 STF lens, pretty much the best bokeh out of any lens on the market, perfect for portraits and the like

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    Talking A77 lens

    Thanks guys thats great
    I am thinking about the 10-20 to be honest, or i was thnkin i could swap my 17-70 off my A700.
    The problem in my mind is that i want to put a high ish quality lens on the 77 so its at its full potential, and whichever lens i get would be on the camera the most. I do more landscapes and scenery, but just done my nieces wedding using an A55 (which is now on ebay to fund the 77) with a 17-70 and 50mm and my A700 with Sigma 70-200. I am really pleased with them, so may go for the 10-20. just hope it is a good as the reviews. The better one i think is about 499

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