A&P Selling 24-70 for some primes

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  1. aCab

    aCab New Member

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    Good idea? I'm thinking of getting rid of the 24-70 L for an 85 f/1.8 and a 50mm f/1.4 or 28mm f/1.8 and about $300 cash. I could use money more than gear atm. I'm finding I could get decent pics with most gear, and I need to free up some christmas money.
     
  2. Jcolman

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    you'll miss it.
     
  3. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    I'll never sell my 28-70 f/2.8

    unless i get a 24-70 f/2.8 :noes:
     
  4. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    trade for 20 1.8 and 85 1.8 plus $150?
     
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    I would keep it, You'll definentally miss it. I haven't used my 50 since I got my 24-70

    And from personal experience, don't sell of things that you may use in the future just because you need the money, I've done it before and have kicked myself in the ass many times.
     
  6. aCab

    aCab New Member

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    I really wish I could afford the 35 f/1.4. :wtc: I really want razor thing DOF.
     
  7. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    don't sell it... its a great all around lens.
     
  8. OlafBeserka

    OlafBeserka girls pee pee when they see me OT Supporter

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    I would keep it. I have the 24-70L on my cam 90% of the time. I also have the 85mm 1.8, 50 1.4, and 30 1.4, and out of all those I only switch to the 85mm
     
  9. aCab

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    I really just want a 5d, 70-200 f/2.8 IS, and 35L and I'll be set.
     
  10. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    I have two of those. dont really care for the 35L. especially when i had the sigma and it was just as good for alot less money. When i know a lens can be produced for alot cheaper i feel like im getting ripped off.
     
  11. NOR*CAL

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    Tempting, I have a 50mm 1.4, and 80mm 1.8(with hoods), and I've been wanting to play with a 24-70 because of the 2.8. BUT, I don't want to get rid of my 24-105 because of the IS, even though I have a 70-200 2.8 that would nicely compliment the 24-70.


    Stupid dilemmas.

    I blame it on my depression :o
     
  12. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    what are you depressed about?
     
  13. NOR*CAL

    NOR*CAL OT Supporter

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    I wish there was an easy answer :(
     
  14. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    are you at the point of "needing medication" depressed, or just "need some ass and I'll be fine" depressed?
     
  15. NOR*CAL

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    Kinda odd to be hijacking this thread about my issues.

    Lets just say I'm on a constant battle to grab some fresh air.
     
  16. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    :hug:
     
  17. OlafBeserka

    OlafBeserka girls pee pee when they see me OT Supporter

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    why do you think i have so many lenses
     
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  18. alexromo

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    dont do it
     
  19. Gvidon

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    Do it.

    Edit: And then go show up to the wedding in May that you want to do and see how much fun you can have with primes.
     
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  20. aCab

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    You're right, I can't do it. I :love: my 24-70. I'd shoot with a 300d before I give this baby up.
     
  21. Mutombo

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    I'd never give up my 24-70L. It's far too versatile.
     
  22. ZCP M3

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    The only thing I'd give it up for would be a 24-70L IS.
     
  23. aCab

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    I'd go for a f/1.8 IS version. :mamoru:
     
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  25. aCab

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    Made of carbon composite and filled with helium so it floats. :bowdown:
     

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