A&P Anyone here selling a nikon 18-200VR?

Discussion in 'Lifestyle' started by Kirk Hinrich, Nov 14, 2008.

  1. Kirk Hinrich

    Kirk Hinrich New Member

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    I wants one. Fucking couldn't get the cash together to pick up that other one going on here for 500.
     
  2. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    Thought you bought one already?
     
  3. Kirk Hinrich

    Kirk Hinrich New Member

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    nope. Dude I am incapable of making a decision. Still have no lens. Have a battery now though, at least.
     
  4. Kirk Hinrich

    Kirk Hinrich New Member

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    I think to start I am just gonna go 50 1.8 and the 18-200.
     
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    fukijama1 OT Supporter

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    thats what i got..
     
  6. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    50 1.8 ftw

    not so much 18-200
     
  7. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    just get the 50 for now and then decide what to get later... at least you'll have a lens. :dunno:
     
  8. Kirk Hinrich

    Kirk Hinrich New Member

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    explain nga
     
  9. Kirk Hinrich

    Kirk Hinrich New Member

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    :werd: im looking around for a deal on one :o


    god im stingy
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  10. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    in for another girth kirk and xenon thread :run:
     
  11. Kirk Hinrich

    Kirk Hinrich New Member

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    members only, nga
     
  12. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    picture > 100 words

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    18-200 pic is at f/6.3 and 28-70 pic is at f/4 both coming from about the same distance and focal length.

    both at 100%
     
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    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    28-70 > *

    Unless you have the 24-70, of course. :)
     
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    28-70 sucks, it turned a hot chick into a meh dude :(
     
  15. Dwight Schrute

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    Completely different lighting, you can't compare the two.

    For a fair comparison you'd have to have all variables fixed, except for the lens.

    With that said, the 18-200 is obviously softer than the 28-70, generally speaking.
     
  16. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    eh, both were taken in a low lit room with a flash.

    i understand they should be fixed to be completely fair, but in terms of overall sharpness I think it gives a pretty good idea.
     
  17. Kirk Hinrich

    Kirk Hinrich New Member

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    isnt the 28-70 like 3x the price?
     
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    I have the same, plus a 10-20 sigma and for now I don't need anything else. To travel the 18-200 is perfect (light compared to faster)
     
  19. FusionZ06

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    I really enjoy the 18-200VR it's a very good lens overall.

    The zoom is awesome and with VR the lens really shines.

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    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    is that a 100% crop of the suntrust building, if not, that's kind of useless
     
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    xconverge OT Supporter

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    I dont think it is, I think its a zoomed in 2nd picture to show how a zoom works :wiggle:
     
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    We understand that, but if you downsize a picture in post it will appear sharper than it really is.
     
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    xconverge OT Supporter

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    Maybe I used the wrong smilie, I meant to use a shrug
     
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    :werd:

    there's no way its that sharp at 200.
     
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    It's pretty sharp to me @ 200

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