A&P I can has fast glass? v. new lens purchase

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  1. Meat Popsicle

    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    Just bought this (not this exact lens..this is only a reference) from a guy over at nikoncafe today.

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    Baby Beast FTMFW!!
     
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  2. Meat Popsicle

    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    Now I just need to get the 80-200 f/2.8 and a Tokina 12-24. :x:
     
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    PEnGUiN188 New Member

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    I dont see a red ring.
     
  4. Meat Popsicle

    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    wat
     
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    NOR*CAL OT Supporter

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    No Canon, no care :o
     
  6. Meat Popsicle

    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    And I ordered an HB-26 hood to replace the shitty HB-1. :o
     
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    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    Oh, I'm sorry.

    This is for those who enjoy quality only.
     
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    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    I will say wtf is up with extending to get to the wide angles? I will have to get used to that. :o
     
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    I actually lol'ed at this one.
     
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    Even my 24-70 f/2.8 L does that - helps make the lens hood effective over the whole range.
     
  11. Meat Popsicle

    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    I see.
     
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    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    :hsughno:
     
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    f/2.8 is not fast haha. expect to carry a flash around.
     
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    Did anyone say fast with red ring? :mamoru:

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    And thread hijacked by canon crew.
     
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    legendr34 Titanium Member

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    i had that lens, sold it for the 28-70mm f/2.8. i didn't like it since it wasn't sharp when focusing close
     
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    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    First time I've heard of this. :dunno:
     
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    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    It's also $800 cheaper than the Beast.
     
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    legendr34 Titanium Member

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    yes its true, there's a thread somewhere on dpreview.

    otherwise its a great lens, feels great and photos come out stunning

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    f/2.8 isn't fast.
     
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    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    Like how close are we talking?

    Minimum focus distance?
     
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    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    And that's the reason I got it to replace my 18-70.

    Beautiful colors, excellent clarity, and it's almost like having 3 primes in one. :bigthumb:
     
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    N-Word-Jim Cure for boredom

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    push-pull... that would suck.

    Gotta fit your budget though, I guess
     
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    I just ordered my 70-200 VR Nikkor lens. Should be here tomorrow. :run:
     
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    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    :bigthumb:

    That's a little out of my price range. :o
     

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