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Would have to be a pretty appealing price to have to deal with customs and whatnot. And also to put it in my hands by Friday.
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why would you want a sharper, faster, quieter lens? dont do it.
Because the valium/vicodin cocktail running through me right now makes most things sound like good ideas, although it's very difficult to actually do them.
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In that case, NOT buying the f/1.4 will make you feel like you have masterful selfcontrol later on and it is therefore a good idea to abstain. At least for the immediate future.
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I can get around customs and duties. Friday on the other hand won't be possible.
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Sucks Sub, B&H actually had a refurb today at one point. Not anymore.

I wont mention who actually bought it though Hope you're feelin' better though!
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Link I have to admit there's a lot of stuff on there I'm not proud of at all.

EDIT: and for TheCanadian, I recommend a lot of D40s and 35 1.8s.

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Doesn't help without a gear list and what you're planning to do with it, but out of those three I'd choose the 70-200 f/2.8L for myself.

What I wouldn't give to be at a KARA concert with that lens...

Canon EOS 5D Mark II + BG-E6
Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8 USM L II
Canon EF 35mm f/1.4 USM L
Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM
Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM
Canon EF 135mm f/2 USM L
Canon EF Extender 1.4x II
Edited by dudemanppl - 3/22/11 at 9:44pm
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Hrm... Canon 50/1.4 or Sigmalux...

I'm ordering by noon, you suckers have 8 hours to convince me one way or the other.
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Wait wait wait. Does HSM focusing motors (Sigma) work on the consumer bodies? If so, I'm going to battle for this instead: Amazon.com: Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG HSM II Macro Zoom Lens for Nikon Digital SLR Cameras: Camera & Photo
What type of photography? If the college sends you guys out to cover some college events make sure you all have 2.8 tele zooms.
    
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Hrm... Canon 50/1.4 or Sigmalux...

I'm ordering by noon, you suckers have 8 hours to convince me one way or the other.
The Sigmalux wins in the bokeh department and sharpness wide open, but both are closer than some like to claim. The Sigmalux beats the Canon out in build quality and AF speed for sure, though the Sigma seems suffer from focus shifting apparently (though from what I've read, it happens mostly when stopped down).

I've thought about trying the Sigmalux myself instead of my Canon, but don't want to deal with the focus issues.
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