A&P I didn't know Ken Rockwell had such a huge following

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  1. Sympathy

    Sympathy OT Supporter

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    How come nobody in OTAP turned me on to him. I've bookmarked his site now!
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  2. Meat Popsicle

    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    lol

    It's nice to read his site, but don't use it as your sole source of info.
     
  3. percent

    percent deluded

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    His writing is very entertaining
     
  4. jared_IRL

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    I made the mcsteak of buying a lens off of a ken rockwell recommendation before I found otap....

    fucking bastard.

    this one:

    http://www.kenrockwell.com/nikon/7021056.htm

    I mean I guess it's sharp, but push-pull FTL and holy fuck is the focus loud and inaccurate.
     
  5. xconverge

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    :big grin: I was looking at that lens but decided to just wait for a 2 ring 80-200 f/2.8. He did a pretty good write up on wide angle zooms.

    Edit: wrong information
     
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  6. Meat Popsicle

    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    Push/pull FTW
     
  7. Twisted STi

    Twisted STi All wheel or no wheel OT Supporter

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    wat
     
  8. themolsen

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    the lens in the first post actually is a great, sharp, cheap lens
     
  9. 1.8

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    He's a contrarian and it pisses me off. He uses the same stupid tricks they do on the news to grab attention.
     
  10. FindersKeepers

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    Pffft.... K.R. is not the chuck norris of photography like sackriders want to believe.
     
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    there is no such thing as f/3
     
  12. jared_IRL

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    you want it?
     
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    dante stella>kenny
     
  14. xconverge

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    wow I completely remembered the quote wrong. Here it is

    "[FONT=Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]3.) Fixed focal length lenses aren't needed, except for macro or super tele. The faster f/stops of fixed lenses aren't needed with digital's high ISOs. Almost all lens development in the past 20 years has been focused on zooms, so as digital dawns there are few things that zooms can't do better."

    I still think its dumb
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    :werd: I <3 my 100-400L
     
  17. xenon supra

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    ken rockwell rated the 18-200 as one of the top 10 nikon lenses :ugh:
     
  18. Meat Popsicle

    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    For free except for shipping? :x:
     
  19. Twisted STi

    Twisted STi All wheel or no wheel OT Supporter

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    what is push/pull btw?
     
  20. Meat Popsicle

    Meat Popsicle What's that smell? OT Supporter

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    you push and pull to zoom in/out instead of turning.
     
  21. alexromo

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    fuck push pull
     
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    twinturboteddy Bling Bling!

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    push pull sucks
     

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