A&P Wohoo!!! Just got a 100 Macro USM !!!

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  1. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    For 250!!!!!!! with box, warranty card, and receipt.

    i feel super excited. just wondering though how people are getting those nifty crazy bug shots, this lens goes to 1:1, but in teh images people produce, its seems more than 1:1, are you just cropping heavily? or TC? or extention tubes?!
     
  2. Mutombo

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    Wow nice price! I've been eyeing this lens for a while
     
  3. IntheWorks

    IntheWorks windin film.. takin pics Moderator

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    toobz, or the mp-e 65 goes to 5:1
     
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    thata a great deal man
     
  5. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    i think im gonan try tubes and tc and see what happens
     
  6. Bloke

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    do tubes affect DOF
     
  7. FlashhslaF

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    source?? where did you get it for that price?
     
  8. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    local craigslist, he wanted 325, but my silver tongue prevails! :)
     
  9. BumbleBeeTuna

    BumbleBeeTuna excuse me, your balls are showing OT Supporter

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    damn, getting that lens @ $250 is a steal. congrats, i've been eyeing that lens as well
     
  10. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    it changes the minimum focus distance.
     
  11. BumbleBeeTuna

    BumbleBeeTuna excuse me, your balls are showing OT Supporter

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    are you sure its the macro USM version? 250 is like $150-$200 cheaper than it goes used. There's also a 100mm f/2 out there.
     
  12. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    yeah im sure. this is not my first time at the rodeo.

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    Very nice lens for a killer price....
     
  14. eighteen_psi

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    Sharpest lens evar! Hell of a price :eek3:
     
  15. PUREVIL

    PUREVIL More Money Than Brains Croo

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    I got the same lens for the same price from a fellow OTer. Great lens, but I really want an MPE65 now.
     
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    post pics taken with said lens
     
  17. BumbleBeeTuna

    BumbleBeeTuna excuse me, your balls are showing OT Supporter

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  18. Bloke

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    you should have shot me an email i could have got you one for around that.
     
  19. Valence

    Valence Gustav Refugee

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    sell me yours for 250 and that's 250 you have to go towards the MPE65, whatever that is :x:
     
  20. Valence

    Valence Gustav Refugee

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    no shit? I'm interested. You could get me that lens for that price?
     
  21. PUREVIL

    PUREVIL More Money Than Brains Croo

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    Here is a hand held pic of a wasp I took that was on my windshield... I wish I had more dof but I was worried about getting stung at the time. :big grin:

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  22. Mutombo

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    Nice shot, I like the wasp's reflection :cool:
     
  23. Eff

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    Holy shit.

    That is sweet.
     
  24. PUREVIL

    PUREVIL More Money Than Brains Croo

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    Thanks I know i could have got a better pic if I had more time... but the lil guy was walking and I was worried about him flying around and stinging me.... i hate bugs but they do make good subjects to shoot. Its a concur your fears kinda thing :mamoru: especially with spiders!
     
  25. BumbleBeeTuna

    BumbleBeeTuna excuse me, your balls are showing OT Supporter

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    Bloke has exceeded their stored private messages quota and can not accept further messages until they clear some space.

    PM me your email :bigthumb:
     

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