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Aug 04, 2009 00:07 |  #1

Finally jumped in and bought my first L lens! 70-200 2.8L IS! This is one HEAVY lens. I'm so stoked!! It's night now so no duck photos. I'll try to grab some bird shots later tomorrow! :cool::cool:


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Aug 04, 2009 00:15 |  #2

Congrats...it is an awesome lens and definitely worth it's weight :)


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Aug 04, 2009 00:22 as a reply to  @ Maureen Souza's post |  #3

agreed, worth it's weight in GOLD even!


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Aug 04, 2009 00:24 |  #4

A lovely beast it is!


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Aug 04, 2009 00:27 as a reply to  @ Maureen Souza's post |  #5

The problem with your lens...

The problem with your lens is that it is known to be a carrier of a dangerously expensive disease known in photographic circles as, "L-itis" also known as "L-mania".

The main symptom of L-itis or L-mania is that the sufferer will no longer accept the results of lesser lenses and wanders through life with an uncontrollable urge to acquire additional "L" lenses.

There is no known cure for this disease but, acquiring addition "L" lenses does seem to mitigate the symptoms somewhat; although the side effects on one's wallet can be devastating.


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Aug 04, 2009 00:29 |  #6

RPCrowe wrote in post #8394879 (external link)
There is no known cure for this disease but, acquiring addition "L" lenses does seem to mitigate the symptoms somewhat; although the side effects on one's wallet can be devastating.


Solution: 0% APR CREDIT CARDS!!! lol


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Aug 04, 2009 00:31 |  #7

k.lee wrote in post #8394789 (external link)
Finally jumped in and bought my first L lens! 70-200 2.8L IS! This is one HEAVY lens. I'm so stoked!! It's night now so no duck photos. I'll try to grab some bird shots later tomorrow! :cool::cool:

Congrats on your first L. I still remember the day I got my first one....Memories :)


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Aug 04, 2009 00:43 |  #8

Congrats on your first L! It's a sweet lens!




  
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Aug 04, 2009 00:45 |  #9

Welcome to the L club! Your gonna love that lens, it gets lighter as you shoot more with it.:rolleyes:


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Aug 04, 2009 00:45 |  #10

That's a good way to start.


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Aug 04, 2009 01:05 |  #11

Maureen Souza wrote in post #8394825 (external link)
Congrats...it is an awesome lens and definitely worth it's weight :)

caesar2164 wrote in post #8394858 (external link)
agreed, worth it's weight in GOLD even!

S.E.V. wrote in post #8394938 (external link)
Welcome to the L club! Your gonna love that lens, it gets lighter as you shoot more with it.:rolleyes:

I would hope so! :)

spamster wrote in post #8394863 (external link)
A lovely beast it is!

The white shade is too pretty ;)

RPCrowe wrote in post #8394879 (external link)
The problem with your lens is that it is known to be a carrier of a dangerously expensive disease known in photographic circles as, "L-itis" also known as "L-mania".

The main symptom of L-itis or L-mania is that the sufferer will no longer accept the results of lesser lenses and wanders through life with an uncontrollable urge to acquire additional "L" lenses.

There is no known cure for this disease but, acquiring addition "L" lenses does seem to mitigate the symptoms somewhat; although the side effects on one's wallet can be devastating.

I think the next L might have to wait till I go FF. Actually, what do I know-- I'm starting to lust for the 85 1.2L now :twisted:

tnguyen600 wrote in post #8394893 (external link)
Solution: 0% APR CREDIT CARDS!!! lol

No CC for me. :cool:

Highlight_Photography wrote in post #8394903 (external link)
Congrats on your first L. I still remember the day I got my first one....Memories :)

zoom_zoom wrote in post #8394928 (external link)
Congrats on your first L! It's a sweet lens!

Vascilli wrote in post #8394942 (external link)
That's a good way to start.

Thanks! :D


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Aug 04, 2009 01:50 as a reply to  @ k.lee's post |  #12

Enjoy your first "L" lens, beware, these round white tubes breed!!!!!!!!!


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Aug 04, 2009 05:54 |  #13

Maureen Souza wrote in post #8394825 (external link)
Congrats...it is an awesome lens and definitely worth it's weight :)

Yes, it is excellent glass worth its weight in gold! Happy shooting!


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Aug 04, 2009 06:04 |  #14
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RPCrowe wrote in post #8394879 (external link)
The problem with your lens is that it is known to be a carrier of a dangerously expensive disease known in photographic circles as, "L-itis" also known as "L-mania".

The main symptom of L-itis or L-mania is that the sufferer will no longer accept the results of lesser lenses and wanders through life with an uncontrollable urge to acquire additional "L" lenses.

There is no known cure for this disease but, acquiring addition "L" lenses does seem to mitigate the symptoms somewhat; although the side effects on one's wallet can be devastating.


Yeah that happened to me. Now I won't go with anything else but L-glass. Ohh that 35L you are mine next.




  
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Aug 04, 2009 06:22 |  #15

^^^ LOL!


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