Alright guys I am really excited to say that I am almost decide to get this beauty.
However I have a felling that a 17-55 lens might be a more universal fit for me. I don't know. I guess my main question is, does this lens have a lot of distortions? at what ranges does it start or rather stop distorting people. I know that this is very much distance related but if somebody could give me some indications it would be great.
I know that this isn't for getting everything into the frame type of lens, I am not looking for one like that nor do I need one. I wanna use it mainly for environmental portraits. Nothing too close, maybe if I am at the end of the range at 24mm I would consider doing a more close up type of a shot.
I can also see myself using this lens at rallies or for "get in that face" type of shots. Or something that would actually give me a wider coverage than the 35mm 1.8 that I am using.
I am planing to switch to FX as soon I can realistically afford it. Maybe get one of the D700s used when the replacement comes out. I don't know. I am still hoping for the "affordable" FX camera.
Alright so guys share your opinions, suggestions. And no I don't really want to get Tokina 11-16. I don't feel like going through the hassle of selling my dx lenses when I move up to FX
edit: sorry I meant to write 17-35 instead of 17-55mm