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Delia, those are beautiful images. I've been considering putting my Canon 70-200 2.8II up for sale and replacing it with that Nikon.
Now that you're done with your 85. 1.4, I'll take it.:)

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rick_reno wrote in post #14759385external link
Delia, those are beautiful images. I've been considering putting my Canon 70-200 2.8II up for sale and replacing it with that Nikon.
Now that you're done with your 85. 1.4, I'll take it.:)

Rick, the 85 1.4 G is really nice. :)

Jul 23, 2012 19:16

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The 85 still has the weight advantage. Besides that I prefer the 70-200 as well.

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My first "street" shots...

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rick_reno wrote in post #14759385external link
Delia, those are beautiful images. I've been considering putting my Canon 70-200 2.8II up for sale and replacing it with that Nikon.
Now that you're done with your 85. 1.4, I'll take it.:)


Ahhhh, Thanks Rick, Yes the 85mm 1.4 is more practical, since the 70-200 weighs a ton. Feels more like 2 at the end of a long wedding day!

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I had a wedding in Bristol few days ago and as I was editing away, I stumbled on this one!Only a few lightroom adjustments done.I will still do a bit of photoshop cleanup later.I love it allready...!1/1600 sec at f2.8, ISO200, 92mm(70-200mm)

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mguffin, love that train shot, tonality in it is excellent.

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Delia McDonagh wrote in post #14761012external link
Ahhhh, Thanks Rick, Yes the 85mm 1.4 is more practical, since the 70-200 weighs a ton. Feels more like 2 at the end of a long wedding day!

since i got it - never even considered the 85mm - yes its heavy but worth it!

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Anyone have experience with Pocketwizard FlexTT5 with the D800? I use them with D700 and I got mixed result.

Jul 24, 2012 16:41

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Got my used 70-300VR off Fredmiranda. Ad said it came with bag (no box though). I get it today and there is no bag. Send him a PM asking if he could just mail it in a regular envelope. Responds and says that it turns out the bag was for a 16-85, not the 70-300 and he forgot to take that out of the ad before I bought it. :confused:

But otherwise this lens is soo much sharper than my 55-200VR. Very happy with the lens itself. Can't wait to get out and try it outside of the backyard.

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Check eBay for the bags if you want one, they go cheap. Better yet go to B&H and find the Pearstone case for it, I like those better than the bags.

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Ah, hell. I got the "maybe I should get a Nikon" bug again.

I'm looking at possibly grabbing the common combo of D5100 with kit lens and the 55-200.

I have a 200 dollar credit with Best Buy and the combo they are selling is $799, which would make it $599 after my credit.

I wonder if I can make up the difference selling my T2i, 28-135 USM IS, and 50mm 1.8.

What I'd really like to do is go full frame. In that situation I'd get the 5D2 with 24-105L, but that's really stretching my budget and I can't justify it as an amateur who really doesn't have the extra dough.


I wish I didn't have this nonsense (Nikon thoughts) on my mind, but is it possible that the Nikon D5100 has better image quality and low light performance than my T2i?


What's your thought>?

Jul 26, 2012 13:09

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Mike,

Why not grab a 5dc? They are selling for around $700 and offer fantastic image quality. Unless of course you need video....

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