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Jul 27, 2009 15:59 |  #586

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By the way I feel a lot of people are naming XXXmm lens just because of its price--will you actually use it? Probably not. I can understand if you're a sports photog, but I promise you people are naming these 200mm+ lenses just because of the price. Lame.

Landscapes, birds, air shows, auto racing... all these can use long lenses effectively. I'd say 50% of the photographers here photograph at least one of these subjects.


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Jul 27, 2009 16:08 |  #587

my wallet, one lens: 50mm F/1.2 L

my dead rich uncle's estate, one lens: 50mm F/1.2 L

...by the way, I'm in no way saying that my wallet can sustain a 50mm L purchase at this time... but if I could only ever have one lens again, I'd make it work.


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Jul 27, 2009 16:30 as a reply to post 2146379 |  #588

one lens = 50 F1.2 L

but that's just as a solution for not having a 35 and 85, which I prefer more!


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Jul 27, 2009 17:15 as a reply to Dawud's post |  #589

Again 50L 1.2, thats why its my first and only 'L', if it dropped off a cliff I think I'd look at the 60mm E-Fs macro, not being insured or having the cash to replace it.


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Jul 27, 2009 18:06 |  #590

My money - EF 85mm f/1.8 USM
Wifes money - Canon EF 600mm f/4.0 L IS USM


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Jul 27, 2009 21:07 |  #591

Single lens?
APS-C: 30/1.4 Sigma
FF: 50/1.4 Sigma

unlimited money just puts me more at the FF level, but I could technically afford either if I didn't have anything else in camera gear.




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Jul 27, 2009 23:10 |  #592

My wallet: 50L
Future lottery winnings: Maybe some crazy exotic MF 50mm.


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Jul 27, 2009 23:35 |  #593

24-105L. i pretty much sold everything and kept this one and only.



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Aug 01, 2009 18:49 |  #594

300F4L....birding...sa​y no further....


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Aug 01, 2009 19:25 |  #595

if i'm paying, a 400mm/2.8 IS (which i allready bought)

if somebody else is paying: a new car


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