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  1. FryingPan

    FryingPan Certified Thread Killer

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    My Tokina 24-200 came in yesterday. Pretty much what everyone has said about this lens being sturdy as hell were right. It's simply a massive lens and feels like it was made out of a single peice of metal, very robust. I haven't had a chance to use it a whole lot since it's been raining torrentially almost non stop today, but I did manage to snap a couple of test shots with it. Very impressed.

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    I've got the next few days off, hopefully the weather is better then.
     
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    24-200 :eek3:

    how much did you pay? pics of lense?
     
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    Specifically it's a Tokina AT-X 242 24-200mm f3.5-5.6. $299.99 with a $30 mail in rebate at www.bhphoto.com

    I'm still amazed at the build quality of this lens. It feels like I could drop it from a low flying plane and it'd crack the pavement. :noes:

    I went a shot a bunch of pictures this afternoon after it stopped raining for a bit, but it was so gray and miserable out that they all turned out quite lackluster. I've been walking around the house for hours trying to find something interesting to shoot. Can't do much outside because it's dark and still raining. :(
     
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    BlackWRX02 OTs Cingular Guru

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    this fucking weather sucks :squint:

    I tried out the Tokina on a 20d and you're right, it was a very solid and well built feeling lens. Not bad at all for the money, I might pick one up actually :o
     
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    I think shots i bad weather can look pretty good ;)
     
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    we need pics of the lens on your cam.
     
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    Pic of lens on camera-

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    The barrel at its widest point is like 74mm- then again, it's not a whole lot longer than the kit lens in overall length either. 72mm filters are expensive though :hsd:

    Here's a shot of my RX8 with the lens.

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    Accidentally shot at ISO800, ran it through Neat Image :o
     
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    Here's one without going through any processing. . .

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    That's pretty sexy
     

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