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What's the first lens that made you say "Wow"

 
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Mar 20, 2013 17:16 |  #301

500mm f/4L IS and the 24-70mm f/2.8L II. The 85mm f/1.2L II is very close to these two.




  
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Mar 20, 2013 17:24 |  #302

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I would bet for many people it would be the 50mm f1.8. Sure once you use better lenses, it's no longer a "wow" lens, but for me, compared to shooting f5.6 on my kit zoom, and compacts before that, it was mind-blowing.

The one's that still keep me grinning, years later, are the Sigma 30mm and the Tokina 50-135mm.

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Mar 20, 2013 17:30 |  #303

70-200 F4 IS.

Though even after having that the 70-200 F2.8 IS II made me say WOW when I tried it out. :lol:


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Mar 20, 2013 21:48 |  #304

Canon 100mm 2.8L! It being my first good piece of glass as well. After a year plus of using a100L, it is equalled by a 70-200 2.8 II and at times by a 14mm 2.8 II.




  
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Mar 20, 2013 23:14 |  #305

The first lens that made me say "Wow" that I wish I didn't try .........

24-70L f/2.8 II

This lens is unbelievably sharp. Tried at my local shop while talking to them about my S35. Now I wish I didn't try out the 24-70 II at all :cry:


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Mar 20, 2013 23:17 |  #306
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Mar 20, 2013 23:21 |  #307

Originally it was my 70-200 2.8, but right now, and still is, my 200 1.8.




  
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Mar 21, 2013 00:30 |  #308

francis_a wrote in post #15738277 (external link)
The first lens that made me say "Wow" that I wish I didn't try .........

24-70L f/2.8 II

This lens is unbelievably sharp. Tried at my local shop while talking to them about my S35. Now I wish I didn't try out the 24-70 II at all :cry:

How do you find the 24-70 II comparing to the sigma 35mm?


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Mar 21, 2013 00:40 |  #309

100L

I had the 50. 1.8.. and it was an almost wow. However the raw detail of the 100L blew my socks off.


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Mar 21, 2013 00:44 |  #310

mariosworld343 wrote in post #15738421 (external link)
How do you find the 24-70 II comparing to the sigma 35mm?

At f/2.8, they are very very close. My S35 is not focusing right, I think it's front-focusing slightly so the 24-70 II was sharper. My jaw literally dropped {ok maybe not :lol:}


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Mar 21, 2013 08:20 |  #311

francis_a wrote in post #15738445 (external link)
At f/2.8, they are very very close. My S35 is not focusing right, I think it's front-focusing slightly so the 24-70 II was sharper. My jaw literally dropped {ok maybe not :lol:}

Lol...im debating if i should sell my first 2 primes and buy the 24-70mm instead..hmmm decisions decisions :confused:


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Mar 21, 2013 08:30 |  #312

My 100-400L has wowed me.

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Mar 21, 2013 08:40 |  #313

70-200 mk ll




  
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Mar 21, 2013 09:00 |  #314

50mm 1.4 zeiss ze


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Mar 21, 2013 09:03 |  #315

Samyang 85mm f/1.4. Totally wow'd by the quality of the lens for the price paid.


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