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Telephoto for G3

 
Shaun
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Jan 06, 2004 09:36 |  #1

I was wondering what would be a good add on lense in terms of a telephoto for the canon G3? Im want to take pictures of people surfing, I cant afford anything over 200 dollars right now. Any help would be awesome.




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Deckyon
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Jan 06, 2004 09:45 |  #2

I use and really like the Canon Telephoto Adapter for the G3. It is under 200 and worth every penny...


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Shaun
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Jan 06, 2004 09:46 |  #3

Awesome thats the one I will get then :)




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phili1
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Jan 06, 2004 11:30 |  #4

Shaun I also have the Cnon Tele you can get it for $108.00 at B&H and you have to buy the adpter which is about $30.

Crystal view has a 8x tele attachment that sell for $189.00 and from the photos I have seen does a good job. Its like shooting with an 1100 mm lens. Andorama has it .


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darrylr
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Jan 06, 2004 12:20 |  #5

I have the Canon TC-DC58N as well and really like it.

-Darryl




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Shaun
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Jan 06, 2004 13:03 |  #6

phili1 wrote:
Shaun I also have the Cnon Tele you can get it for $108.00 at B&H and you have to buy the adpter which is about $30.

Crystal view has a 8x tele attachment that sell for $189.00 and from the photos I have seen does a good job. Its like shooting with an 1100 mm lens. Andorama has it .


Does it work with the canon adapter? The Crystal view 8x?




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darrylr
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Jan 06, 2004 13:22 |  #7

The adapter you need is actually only $20 at B&H.

http://www.bhphotovide​o.com ...ails&Q=&sku=262142&​is=REGexternal link

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phili1
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Jan 06, 2004 13:38 |  #8

I am not sure of that, I will check.


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Jan 06, 2004 13:58 |  #9

http://www.cameragear.​com/

Anyone ever bought accessories from http://www.cameragear.​com/external link

This site seems to have good prices, just wondering if it is a reputable
retailer or not.




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mahanee
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Jan 07, 2004 01:13 |  #10

i use fujiyama 2x teleconvereter .. it should be 8x when combined with 4x G3`s optical zoom, but looks like it`s only came for 7.1 X..


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KRDV
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Jan 08, 2004 10:56 |  #11

I just received last night (but haven't yet used) the Oly TCON-17. It's bigger and heavier (I guess a downside) than the Canon but (reportedly) gives a superior image (at least to some degree). It was $99 at B&H so it's actually about $10 less than the Canon. I will report back after I have a chance to use it. Than Canon and the TCON seem to be the best choices in the $100 range.




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Jan 08, 2004 13:38 |  #12

Take a look here. He is pretty thorough.

http://kazutoku.cside.​com/G3CON_eng.htmexternal link


Canon : 5DS R : 5DIII : 7DII : 40 2.8 : 50 1.4 : 35L : 85L : 100L IS Macro : 135L : 16-35L II : 24-105L IS : 70-200L II : 100-400L IS II : 1.4x & 2x TC III : 580EX : 430EX : G1XII : Markins Q10 & Q3T : Jobu Gimbal : Manfrotto Underware : etc...

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KRDV
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Jan 08, 2004 13:47 |  #13

By the way, I am sure that people have referenced the site before but there is a good comparison of teleconverters that work with the G3/G5 athttp://kazutoku.cside.​com/G3CON_eng.htmexternal link (I hope the link works) including sample shots. That site was a primary factor in my decision. There also are a few samples at lensmateonline.com

Ooops, looks like John beat me to the link.




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JadeCat
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Jan 08, 2004 14:14 |  #14

I went with the Canon Tele

I considered the Oly TCon17, but it was VERY heavy.

I went with the Canon tele converter, and just love it :D




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John_T
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Jan 09, 2004 02:24 |  #15

He-he KRDV, beatcha by seconds. :wink:


Canon : 5DS R : 5DIII : 7DII : 40 2.8 : 50 1.4 : 35L : 85L : 100L IS Macro : 135L : 16-35L II : 24-105L IS : 70-200L II : 100-400L IS II : 1.4x & 2x TC III : 580EX : 430EX : G1XII : Markins Q10 & Q3T : Jobu Gimbal : Manfrotto Underware : etc...

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