Recommended Short Lense Zoom for Nikon D90

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Hi, I am after a lense for a Nikon D90 which has less reach than the 18-105 kit lense.

I'm basically wanting to take shots of objects which are physically close to me, so the kit lense may have too much reach.

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Sigma 20mm f1.8 would be good for this. It's close focus as opposed to macro and with a viewing angle of 96 degrees...it's pretty wide as well.
 
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Hi Guys

Sorry about the late reply, haven't been too well over the past few days.

Right, the image below was taken when I was last in New York, as you can see, it is missing the bottom of the building, what lense would be good to get the whole building in the shot?

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There're plenty of super-wideangle zooms that're popular. Sticking to DX format, the widest without going fisheye are the new Nikon 10-24mm f/3.5-4.5 and Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 or f/3.5. There's the Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 which is fast for the money but seems to be plagued with quality assurance issues, or there're 12-24mm lenses from Nikon, Sigma and Tokina (the Sigma also works on FX format), and Tamron have an 11-18mm. Not sure if I've missed any out...probably. There're also various primes.

I've got a Nikon-fit Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 on the MM now.

edit: excuse poorly arranged post...you have lots of choice.
 
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