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Mar 21, 2013 09:24 |  #316

70-200 F/4 IS - amazing lens for half the price of the 2.8 that I own now.


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Mar 21, 2013 11:11 |  #317

85 1.8 on FF


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Mar 21, 2013 14:44 |  #318

When I had my Nikon system, it was the 200MM Micro-Nikkor. With my current Canon system, it was the 135L.


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Mar 22, 2013 03:08 |  #319

Mighty Siggy 30 1.4 :)


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Mar 22, 2013 03:25 |  #320

BIllionfps wrote in post #15575592 (external link)
I mean as soon as you put it on your camera and started using it, within the first minute.
For me it was the 35L.

85mm f/1.2L ... it enabled paintings of light.


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Mar 22, 2013 07:34 |  #321

100-400 L


Got: 40D, 17-85mm kit, 55-250mm, EF100-400mmL, Pro55BManfrotto tripod


Want: 10-20mm,
Dream of: More L!

  
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Mar 22, 2013 09:40 |  #322

My first DSLR and lens combo changed my life :cool: Jumping from a P&S to a 40D + 28-135 made me jump for joy because I was able to zoom really far in, blur a background out, capture things I had never captured before.

But yeah, the 85L made my jaw drop when I first used it.




  
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Mar 22, 2013 09:48 as a reply to  @ MatthewK's post |  #323

I'll jump in.. albeit a little late.

Without doubt the 135 F/2.. which I now ask myself why did I sell it/, well I know..it was to buy the 70-200 2.8II but I want it back!


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Mar 22, 2013 10:40 |  #324

Jumping in late also. My 85 1.8 was the first lens that blew my socks off......and still does! Now I bought a 200 2.8 L and am positive that when I go out and test it, it will render the same effect. :D


  
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Mar 22, 2013 11:38 |  #325

The 85 1.8 on FF still makes me say WOW!


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Mar 22, 2013 11:39 |  #326
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canon 300 2.8 non-is that was 20-25 years old.. holy cow, sharp as a tac and perfect functionality... incredible


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Mar 22, 2013 11:57 |  #327

My 70-200 f/2.8 IS. Servo focus and stability were so much better than my 70-200 f/4 I was getting 2-3 times as many keepers from the minute I put it on my camera.


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Mar 22, 2013 12:21 |  #328

I was "wowed" by my Tamron 28-75 f/2.8. Can't wait for my next "WOW!" lens.


Body: Canon 5DmkII│Canon M50
Glass: Tamron 35mm f/1.4│Canon 85mm f/1.8│Canon 24-105mm f/4L│Canon 135mm f/2L│Canon EF-M 22mm f/2.0
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Mar 22, 2013 12:21 as a reply to  @ GregDunn's post |  #329

The sharpest lens i ever had a chance to use was a friend`s manual Voigtlander APO Lanthar 125mm f2.5 macro with a Canon mount. I have attempted to bid for one of these on E-bay several times but was never successful. I definitely said " WOW " viewing the results mated with the 5D MKII.

Example:

https://photography-on-the.net/forum/showthre​ad.php?t=310532


Regards, Ron ;)


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Mar 22, 2013 12:40 |  #330

Sigma 17=70. I was easy to please back then.


6D, G9, Sigma 50 1.4, Sigma 15mm Fisheye, Sigma 50 2.8 macro, Nikon 14-24G 2.8, Canon 16-35 2.8 II, Canon 24-105 f/4 IS, Canon 70-200 2.8 IS, tripod, lights, other stuff.

  
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