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Trading 2 primes to fund for 70-200mm mk2?

 
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Apr 25, 2010 07:34 as a reply to  @ post 10061240 |  #16

Right now do have a sigma 30mm but am not satisfied with the center sharpness of the lens..will the 35L performs better?




  
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Apr 25, 2010 07:41 |  #17

Not much. Read this...
http://www.pbase.com/l​ightrules/30v35_2nd (external link)

I would keep what you have and get a 1.4tc. If you really are not happy with the Sigma, sell it for a 35L.


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Apr 25, 2010 07:51 |  #18

You may have a good reason for doing this, but for me, I wouldn't sell the 135mm 2.0 to raise $ for the new zoom. The 135mm is an outstanding piece of glass. Outdoor portraits are beautiful with the 135mm even on a crop camera, and the fast 2.0 gives you all kinds of low light options. The 70-200mm 2.8 II can't do what the 135mm 2.0 can do. Personally. I would buy a used 200mm 2.8 L for about $650 to add to my arsenal, and forget about the heavy expensive new zoom.




  
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Apr 25, 2010 07:53 |  #19

Noobic wrote in post #10061325 (external link)
Right now do have a sigma 30mm but am not satisfied with the center sharpness of the lens..will the 35L performs better?

Ask POTN member Ronnie here -> "bsaber" - as he's recently made the 35L and 50L part of his lens set which he uses for pro' photography! And he's someone you can trust.


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Apr 25, 2010 10:06 |  #20

I trade my 100L for this lens.
Definetly worth it!


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Apr 25, 2010 14:13 |  #21

I'm always considering giving up my 200 f/2.8 and 85 f/1.8 (and adding a lot of money) to get the new 70-200, but the weight and bulk factor holds me back.




  
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Apr 25, 2010 14:36 |  #22

OP could save a bundle and try to snag a good 70-200 f/2.8 L IS MK1. The MKII for a premium gets you less sample variation and exchange headaches. A good version of MK1 is similar to MKII.




  
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Apr 25, 2010 19:15 |  #23

Savas K wrote in post #10063019 (external link)
OP could save a bundle and try to snag a good 70-200 f/2.8 L IS MK1. The MKII for a premium gets you less sample variation and exchange headaches. A good version of MK1 is similar to MKII.

uhm NO it is NOT.


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Apr 25, 2010 21:15 |  #24

I'm not sure why everyone is dogging the mk1....i have it and shoot wide open all the time and its sharp.


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Apr 25, 2010 21:35 |  #25

Cheever wrote in post #10064932 (external link)
I'm not sure why everyone is dogging the mk1....i have it and shoot wide open all the time and its sharp.

YEah I too have the MKI and at 2.8 I can see the peach fuss on the subject's ear when I zoom in on my RAW in DPP...what the heck more would I want.???
I paid it $1600 USD new in the box, person bought one as backup, never used it. LOL


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Apr 25, 2010 21:47 |  #26
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JayStar86 wrote in post #10060341 (external link)
hell yah, that new 70-200 F2.8 IS is THAT good IMHO.

THAT good is only relevant if the focal range and aperture is what you need. The 70-200 cannot shoot at 30mm 1.4 now can it?




  
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