202/265: 35 1.8

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We’ve been having a discussion on ClickinMoms about using the 35 1.8 on a full-frame camera. I’d never even contemplated doing so, because the 35 1.8 is a DX lens and is “meant” to be used on a crop sensor. However, except for some heavy edge vignetting I’m really pleased with how it performs on my D700. I’ve been drooling over a wide angle lens for months now, and so it is exciting to have a temporary solution to my “need.”


  1. Marisa

    21 July

    I was just reading about this yesterday. Glad it works for you! I’m trying to stick to FX lenses just in case I go full frame in the future, but it’s really tempting to grab one of these because they’re so inexpensive. Think the 35 will make it’s way into your camping bag? :bats eyelashes:

  2. Cyndi Parrish

    21 July

    such an adorable and willing subject Isaac is…future in modeling or TV?

  3. Kristin

    22 July

    Your boy gets cuter and cuter by the moment…and of course, your shots of him are awesome as always. I so love your work.

  4. Laurie

    22 July

    Interesting! I have the Tamron zoom, which I need to sell bc I seldom pull it out, but I get some really heavy vignetting on it as well on the wide end. To some extent, I get vignetting on the others too, but I don’t mind it. Hmm. Thanks for making my wish list longer….:)

  5. Cyndi Parrish

    23 July

    can’t wait to see the camping photos of the grands..wish I were there ; >(

  6. Lacey

    30 July

    Yay! I’m loving this lens … thanks for helping me make a decision! :)

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