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Debating what to spend my tax refund on...
A nice, fast prime.
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Yeah, I'm debating between a prime, a wide zoom, or something to replace my 18-55. Or maybe two of those... My refund will likely be close to $700.
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Zeiss 35mm pc-distagon
I just googled it and it doesn't even tilt. I would prefer a 35L to that ANY DAY OF THE SECOND.
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Went to the zoo and used my 300mm + 2x tele. Thing is damn heavy.

1.1 lbs for the body alone. Another 2+ lbs for the lens, a couple ounces for the teleconverter, factor in the fact that the weight is applied over a length. It's a battle without some sort of support.
Edited by theCanadian - 3/9/11 at 10:05pm
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I just googled it and it doesn't even tilt. I would prefer a 35L to that ANY DAY OF THE SECOND.
you are correct the pc-distagon doesnt tilt, but i want it for perspective control so tilt isnt necessary.

the 35L is nice but it doesnt shift so its a prime i really have no use for....
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Yeah, I'm debating between a prime, a wide zoom, or something to replace my 18-55. Or maybe two of those... My refund will likely be close to $700.
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Yeah, unfortunately when most think of a tilt-shift lens, they just think about the DOF manipulation, making the "miniature" scenes, but I want one just for the distortion correction (for buildings and such) and for making super deep DOFs.
That's why I want one. But I'm looking into a body upgrade first lol
    
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I've been bitten by the bug. I'm going to try to score a 7D via the CLP... how, I'm not 100% sure.
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Been eyeing the 17-40 f/4L for the last 2 days myself. Really tempted.
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Been eyeing the 17-40 f/4L for the last 2 days myself. Really tempted.
Why not sell your 35mm and 18-55mm and grab a 17-55mm f/2.8? More on the narrow focal lengths + larger aperture.
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