How many lenses do you own?

Darmok N Jalad

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Simple question, unless you have a lot of counting to do!

I currently have 3.
25mm 1.7 prime, a 12-60mm 3.5, and a 45-150mm 3.5.

I also have a 100-300 on my wish list that would replace my 45-150.
 

tizeye

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To many...oh wait, there is no such thing

Canon
28mm 2.8 FD
50mm 1.4 FD
135mm 2.8 FD

Nikon
50mm 1.8 D

Sigma
50mm 2.8 macro (Nikon mount)

Sony
Nikon to Sony lens adapter, also Sony LE-A3 adapter
FE 16-35 f4
FE 35 f2.8
FE 55 F1.8
FE 85 f 1.6
FE 70-200 f4
F 16-55
F 55-210

wish list
FE 24 1.8
either FE 100-400 or 200-600 over the adapter required Tamron/Sigma 150-600
either the new FE mount Tokina 100mm macro or Sony/Minolta 100 macro with the LE-A3 adapter

Sold
All Nikon other than the nifty fifty above
FE 24-70 f4, using above primes in the range (rent the f2.8 if have event needing zoom convenience)
Toyed with selling the FE 16-35 and replace with an 18mm, but low priority as use the 16-35 as a walkaround lens.
 
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kenoh

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oh dear, this is going to be embarrassing....

Voigtlander 15mm VM f4.5 III
Voigtlander 35mm VM f2.5 Color Skopar
Voigtlander 50mm VM f1.1 Nokton

Jupiter 8 LTM 50mm f2
Jupiter ? LTM 135mm f4

Carl Zeiss 50mm f2 Planar ZM
Zeiss Jenna 7.5cm f3.5

Leica Elmarit-M 28mm f2.8
Leica Summilux 35mm f1.4 Asph. pre-FLE
Leica Summilux 50mm f1.4 Asph.
Leica Summarit-M 90mm f2.5
Leitz Tele-Elmar 135mm f4 M

Pentax SMC 55mm f1.8 M42
Helios 44 M42 58mm f2

Canon nFD 50mm f1.8
Cosina FD 70-200mm F3.5

Nikon AI 50mm f1.8
Nikon 105mm f2.8 Micro-Nikkor
Nikon Z 24-70mm f4

:oops: - all the gear, no idea....
 

maflynn

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For my OMD EM5, have the following (all Oly unless otherwise state):
  • 12-40 mm f2.8
  • 14-150mm f4 - f5.6
  • 45mm f1.8
  • 20mm f1.7 pancake (Panasonic)
The 12-40 is my normal lens and by far favorite. To be honest, I can't remember the lat time I've used the two prime lenses. Most of what I do fits really nicely within the to zoom lenses that I have. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
 

Indydenny

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Nikon
F 35 f/1.8
Z 35 f/1.8
F 50 f/1.8
F 16-80 f/2.8-4
F 17-55 f/2.8
F 18-55 f/3.5-5.6
Z 24-70 f/4
F 70-200 f/2.8
F 70-300 f/3.5-5.6
F 200-500 f/5.6

Z 14-30 f/4 (on the way)
 
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fcortese

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For my Canon 5D4: 24-70 f/2.8, 70-200 f/4, 16-35 f/4. I also have a Rokinon 24 f/1.4 and a Tamron 28-300 and a I kept my old Canon kit lens the 24-104 f/4. My Fujifilm x100f has the built in 23mm f/2.
 

someoldguy

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Too much stuff.....

Leica M
35/2 Summicron
50/2.5 Summarit
75/2.5 Summarit
28/2.8 ZM
35/2.5ZM
90/2.8 Fat Tele-Elmarit
Tri-Elmar 28-35-50 v.1
CV 15 LTM
CV28/3.5 LTM

Canon EF
17/3.5 Tokina
24/2.8 old version
35/2 IS
50/1.4
85/1.8
100 Macro
MP-E
200/2.8 v1
17-40
20-35L
24-70/4
28-70/2.8
24-105L
70-200/2.8 No IS
70-200/4
100-400L
12-24 Sigma (original)
70-300DO
Samyang 14mm
1.4 and 2X extenders

Canon EF-S
10-18
18-55STM
15-85
18-135STM
Rokinon 10mm

Some old Nikon F lenses on my old film Nikons from the 60's and 70's
You can pile up a lot of stuff over 30-40-50 years.
Sold off a lot of stuff , still thinning out...
 

steveash

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Proud to say that after some considerable and brutal pairing down I now have five lenses. I have my eye on a couple of extra additions when funds are available and one little used lens is likely to depart soon.

I decided a while back that I need to consider very seriously if I need to keep anything that hasn’t been used in the last 12 months.
 

deep diver

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I have no idea.
I"m definitely having lens envy.

My lineup is:


AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II

AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II

AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR

Lomography Daguerreotype Achromat 64mm f/2.9 Art Lens

I also have 35mm and 50mm Nikkor primes, and a Vivitar 70-120 (?) that are about 35 years old. I don't use them anymore because the focus and metering functions of today's cameras do not support those lenses.


The 28-300 is my go to lens. The Daguerreotype is my favorite and most fun.
I rarely use the 80-400. I won't get rid of it, but in retrospect I would have gotten something along the lines of the 28-300 but faster.
 
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Clix Pix

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A while ago I compiled a list of my lenses so that makes this easy! All are Nikon lenses or Nikon F-mount lenses from other manufacturers -- all have been lovingly accumulated and used through the years. Some lenses that I had in the past have left the "family," so are not listed but are still missed from time to time (200mm f/2, 300mm f/2.8, Fisheye, 14-24mm, etc.)). In addition, on the list are three Sony E-mount lenses for the Sony NEX-7. I keep them in various locations and then when preparing for a specific situation collect what I need and put them into the appropriate camera bag.

CAMERA GEAR:

In Armoire:

18-55mm DX

55-200mm DX

60mm f/2.8 Macro

70-180mm Macro

70-300mm G VR


In Pelican Case:

35mm f/1.8 G

50mm f/1.4 D

58mm f/1.2 (NOCT)

Tokina AT-X 90mm Macro f/2.5

105mm AIS f/1.8

50mm AIS f/1.2

Lester Dine 105mm f/2.8 Macro


In Think Tank Bag:


24-70mm f/2.8 G

105mm f/2.8 G Macro


(Lenses for Sony NEX-7):

Sony E-mount 18-200mm OSS (APS-C sensor)

Sony E-mount 50mm f/1.8 (APS-C sensor)

Sony E-mount 35mm Macro (APS-C sensor)
 
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Darmok N Jalad

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I was going to make this thread a poll, but when I started filling out a range, I started to wonder what the choices should be. I’m beginning to think some folks live in a camera shop!

And I failed to mention in my OP, I have all Panny lenses. And I also don’t feel so bad for considering putting a fisheye on my wishlist!
 
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Robotti

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I am happy to say that my lens quiver is light and efficient!
16-35
24-70
70-200
50
85
All Nikkor glass.
 

Karnicopia

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I think these are interesting to see what people prefer. I shoot fuji XT 2.

8-16 f/2
16 f/1.4
16-55 f/2.8
35 f/2
80 f/2.8 Macro
50-150 f/2.8
1.4 converter

My favorites are if I'm going to the botanic gardens the 80 macro and the 16-55. Probably my favorite lens is just the 16 because it's such a nice size and I love it for sunset, landscape or street shooting which are some of my favorite types of photography. If I go down to the city I really like the 16-55 and 50-150 for versatility and I really enjoy the 8-16 for these types of days too so that may be becoming my favorite lens for these trips.

The only other lens I'm really looking at is the 56mm f/1.2 I made the mistake of borrowing one from the fuji booth at click con and falling in love with the shots I was getting with it. It was a really beautiful focal length and the blur I was getting was engough that I really noticed a difference. The only other one I could really look into is that 27 pancake lens but the 35 f/2 is pretty close to filling that role already and I honestly usually just grab the 16mm in those cases where I want to travel light so it really isn't a high priority for me.
 

kenoh

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If you're really that embarrassed, I'll be happy to help you by taking your F-mount lenses off of your hands or conscience. I'll even pay the shipping. I know that sounds selfish but I'm just trying to be a good friend. :rolleyes:
Ha ha. I forgot two others....

Leica 23mm Summilux-T and Elmarit-T 18mm.

Oh and theres a used Samyang 14mm f2.8 on the way.

Hi, my names Ken, I am a lens addict... :-(
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For my OMD EM5, have the following (all Oly unless otherwise state):
  • 12-40 mm f2.8
  • 14-150mm f4 - f5.6
  • 45mm f1.8
  • 20mm f1.7 pancake (Panasonic)
The 12-40 is my normal lens and by far favorite. To be honest, I can't remember the lat time I've used the two prime lenses. Most of what I do fits really nicely within the to zoom lenses that I have. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Perfect load out...
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Just two with my X-T3: the 23mm f/2 and the 35mm f/2. Got my eye on that sweet 56mm f/12, though.
The 56mm is AMAZING..... Just saying....
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I'm reading this thread (with undisguised fascination) just to see - not just what people have - but also to see what Leica stuff people have.

@kenoh, and @someoldguy, count me impressed.
You should feel sorry for me.... Imagine the agony I experience choosing a load out before heading out to play....
 
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kenoh

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Canon EF
40mm pancake, 17-40, 85 and 200

and some old manual Pentax-K stuff.

We're all waiting for mr @Apple fanboy
AFB has every thing Nikon ever made for a DSLR....
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I
I"m definitely having lens envy.

My lineup is:


AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II

AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II

AF-S NIKKOR 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

AF-S NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR

Lomography Daguerreotype Achromat 64mm f/2.9 Art Lens

I also have 35mm and 50mm Nikkor primes, and a Vivitar 70-120 (?) that are about 35 years old. I don't use them anymore because the focus and metering functions of today's cameras do not support those lenses.


The 28-300 is my go to lens. The Daguerreotype is my favorite and most fun.
I rarely use the 80-400. I won't get rid of it, but in retrospect I would have gotten something along the lines of the 28-300 but faster.
Love what you posted from the Daguerreotype previously. Such a unique render
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I'm reading this thread (with undisguised fascination) just to see - not just what people have - but also to see what Leica stuff people have.

@kenoh, and @someoldguy, count me impressed.
You should feel sorry for me.... Imagine the agony I experience choosing a load out before heading out to play....
 

Scepticalscribe

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Canon EF
40mm pancake, 17-40, 85 and 200

and some old manual Pentax-K stuff.

We're all waiting for mr @Apple fanboy
The old Pentax stuff was superb; I've used the Pentax-K and it is a lovely camera, while my first SLR was a lovely little Pentax ME Super.

Ha ha. I forgot two others....

Leica 23mm Summilux-T and Elmarit-T 18mm.

Oh and theres a used Samyang 14mm f2.8 on the way.

Hi, my names Ken, I am a kens addict... :-(
.........

You should feel sorry for me.... Imagine the agony I experience choosing a load out before heading out to play....

More Leica lenses. Sigh.

Wonderful.

For now, I have two, a Summilux 50mm (f.1.4) and a Summilux 35mm (f1.4); a 75mm or a 90mm will be added - in due course - to that collection.
 
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anotherscotsman

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Too many for me but one or two to be sold shortly

Canon
EF 16-35 f4 L
EF 50 f.1.8
EF 24-105 f4 L
EF 70-300 f4 L
M 22 f2
RF 35 f1.8

Samyang 24mm TS

use adapters for the ef-m and ef-r to keep the lens count down
 
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mollyc

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Well I have enough that I had to wait to come to my studio to take inventory, but not so many as many of you.

I shoot Nikon, so all lenses are Nikon except for my Lensbabies. I've had third party lenses and have never liked the results of any of them.

F-Mount
14-24mm f/2.8
24-70mm f/2.8
35mm f/1.8
85mm f/1.8
70-200mm f/2.8
105mm micro f/2.8

Z-Mount
24-70mm f/4 (probably the sharpest lens I have ever owned)

Lensbaby
Optic Swap System with 35mm Sweet and 80mm Edge
Velvet 56