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DamianOz
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Sep 12, 2012 01:50 |  #1

What nicknames do we have?

Bigma -Sigma 50-500mm f/4.5-6.
Coke Can - EF 16-35 f/2.8L
The Brick - EF 24-70 f/2.8L V1


Bodies - Canon EOS 5DIII | EOS 6D
Primes - TS-E24 f/3.5L II | Σ 35mm F1.4 DG Art | EF 85 f/1.2L II | EF 135 f/2L
Zooms - EF 16-35 f/2.8L II | EF 24-70 f/2.8L II | EF 70-200 f/2.8L IS II | Σ 24-105mm F/4 DG OS Art | Σ 120-300mm F/2.8 DG OS Sport

  
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Sep 12, 2012 02:01 |  #2

■Canon 14mm f2.8L - the Twinkle
■Canon 16-35mm f2.8L - Coke Bottle
■Canon 35mm f1.4L - 1/3 of the Holy Trinity
■Canon 50mm f1.8 II - Nifty-Fifty/ Plastic Fantastic
■Canon 50mm f1.2L - The Grand-Dad
■Canon 50mm f1.0L - The Owl
■Canon 85mm f1.2L II - Canonball/ the Grenade/ the Keg
■Canon 100mm f2.8L - The Holy Grail of Sharpness
■Canon 135mm f2L - Hyper Pipelet
■Canon 24-70mm f2.8L - The Brick
■Canon 70-200mm f2.8L IS - Colour/ Contrast/ Sharpness -Master
■Canon 300mm f2.8L IS - Phat Boy
■Canon 400mm f2.8L IS - Stanley Cup of Honor
■Canon 400mm f5.6L - Flight-Delight
■Canon 100-400mm f4.5 - f5.6L IS - Dust Pump
■ Canon 1200mm f5.6L - The Cannon Ball

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kay188
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Sep 12, 2012 02:05 |  #3

Never heard of coke can before.


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sol95
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Sep 12, 2012 02:07 |  #4

DamianOz wrote in post #14980058 (external link)
What nicknames do we have?

Bigma -Sigma 50-500mm f/4.5-6.
Coke Can - EF 16-35 f/2.8L
The Brick - EF 24-70 f/2.8L V1

You made this up just then, right? :P

The new 40mm seems to get the name "Shorty Forty" from some


Bodies: 5D mk III
Lenses: 50 f/1.2L | 85 f/1.2L II | 100 f/2.8L IS Macro | 17-40 f/4.0L | 24-70 f/2.8L II | 70-200 f/2.8L IS II
Accessories: 430EX II | TC-80N3 M43: Olympus E-PM1 | Olympus m.Zuiko 14-42 II R | Panasonic 14 f/2.5 | Panasonic 20 f/1.8 | Olympus m.Zuiko 45 f/1.8

  
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DamianOz
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Sep 12, 2012 02:09 |  #5

may be its the Coke Bottle?
https://photography-on-the.net …p?t=411156&high​light=coke

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Bodies - Canon EOS 5DIII | EOS 6D
Primes - TS-E24 f/3.5L II | Σ 35mm F1.4 DG Art | EF 85 f/1.2L II | EF 135 f/2L
Zooms - EF 16-35 f/2.8L II | EF 24-70 f/2.8L II | EF 70-200 f/2.8L IS II | Σ 24-105mm F/4 DG OS Art | Σ 120-300mm F/2.8 DG OS Sport

  
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DamianOz
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Sep 12, 2012 02:13 |  #6

and
The Pan Cake - EF 40 f2/8


Bodies - Canon EOS 5DIII | EOS 6D
Primes - TS-E24 f/3.5L II | Σ 35mm F1.4 DG Art | EF 85 f/1.2L II | EF 135 f/2L
Zooms - EF 16-35 f/2.8L II | EF 24-70 f/2.8L II | EF 70-200 f/2.8L IS II | Σ 24-105mm F/4 DG OS Art | Σ 120-300mm F/2.8 DG OS Sport

  
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sol95
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Sep 12, 2012 02:15 |  #7

well, that lens is not the 16-35LII...


Bodies: 5D mk III
Lenses: 50 f/1.2L | 85 f/1.2L II | 100 f/2.8L IS Macro | 17-40 f/4.0L | 24-70 f/2.8L II | 70-200 f/2.8L IS II
Accessories: 430EX II | TC-80N3 M43: Olympus E-PM1 | Olympus m.Zuiko 14-42 II R | Panasonic 14 f/2.5 | Panasonic 20 f/1.8 | Olympus m.Zuiko 45 f/1.8

  
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DamianOz
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Sep 12, 2012 02:16 |  #8

no, your right, it was in the thread on the 16-35 .... my bad


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Sep 12, 2012 02:28 |  #9
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They need an interesting name for a 17-40L since it's the cheapest among the L's


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Sep 12, 2012 02:30 |  #10

ccya965041 wrote in post #14980081 (external link)
■Canon 14mm f2.8L - the Twinkle
■Canon 16-35mm f2.8L - Coke Bottle
■Canon 35mm f1.4L - 1/3 of the Holy Trinity
■Canon 50mm f1.8 II - Nifty-Fifty/ Plastic Fantastic
■Canon 50mm f1.2L - The Grand-Dad
■Canon 50mm f1.0L - The Owl
■Canon 85mm f1.2L II - Canonball/ the Grenade/ the Keg
■Canon 100mm f2.8L - The Holy Grail of Sharpness
■Canon 135mm f2L - Hyper Pipelet
■Canon 24-70mm f2.8L - The Brick
■Canon 70-200mm f2.8L IS - Colour/ Contrast/ Sharpness -Master
■Canon 300mm f2.8L IS - Phat Boy
■Canon 400mm f2.8L IS - Stanley Cup of Honor
■Canon 400mm f5.6L - Flight-Delight
■Canon 100-400mm f4.5 - f5.6L IS - Dust Pump
■ Canon 1200mm f5.6L - The Cannon Ball

From:
https://www.facebook.c​om …ffset=0&total_c​omments=23 (external link)

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Bodies - Canon EOS 5DIII | EOS 6D
Primes - TS-E24 f/3.5L II | Σ 35mm F1.4 DG Art | EF 85 f/1.2L II | EF 135 f/2L
Zooms - EF 16-35 f/2.8L II | EF 24-70 f/2.8L II | EF 70-200 f/2.8L IS II | Σ 24-105mm F/4 DG OS Art | Σ 120-300mm F/2.8 DG OS Sport

  
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Sep 12, 2012 04:17 |  #11

iLvision wrote in post #14980125 (external link)
They need an interesting name for a 17-40L since it's the cheapest among the L's

L Cheapo.


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Sep 12, 2012 05:42 |  #12
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Tiberius47 wrote in post #14980257 (external link)
L Cheapo.

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bw!

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Sep 12, 2012 06:02 |  #13

Isn't the old 80-200L the "Magic DrainPipe" ?


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Sep 12, 2012 06:14 |  #14
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swldstn wrote in post #14980405 (external link)
Isn't the old 80-200L the "Magic DrainPipe" ?

Yes!


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Sep 12, 2012 06:58 |  #15

200mm 2.8 L - Black Beauty
60mm 2.8 - the MF!




  
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