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It's not. One of the benefits of buying used from POTN

And because, um, I'm kinda interested in the friend who's letting me use her film

Seriously, do you know how damn hard it is to find a brilliant woman who's into computers/photography/city exploring/finding new restaurants/great music? Especially when you go to school in the Central Valley?
where do i sign up?


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Originally Posted by MistaBernie View Post
Let me know how you like it, etc. I'm quickly learning towards one of these (I might have a line on one relatively cheap)
already got tired of that 14/2.8?
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@dudemanppl - ur lookin for a sigma 30mm NIKON on FM? i thought u went canon recently. lol thx for that comment ;D
 
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already got tired of that 14/2.8?
What 14/2.8??
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I bought a D40.
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10mm is so wide. Can't believe i was considering the sigma 8-16 :O
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brb, pulling trigger on potential deal.
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10mm is so wide. Can't believe i was considering the sigma 8-16 :O
The 8-16 makes you poop so hard. I had 12-24 on full frame and my pants exploded.
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I bought a D40.
ohh why? light weight setup?

im gonna play with 35mm f/1.8 for a little bit.. if i dont like it too much, ill switch to the 30mm sigma.. have u used both? ur thoughts?
 
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Good news, it actually arrived and works. The AF actually feels better and quicker than any nikon lens i own.

<snippity>

Now i need to learn how to use a UWA zoom.
Check for back/front focusing on that sucker.

As for using a UWA, it's easier than it seems, just have to frame shots which don't exaggerate distortion (buildings do this, but it can be corrected at the cost of extreme cropping) and be careful not to have empty foreground space since you can fit a large amount of space in the frame.

And portraits with UWA lenses are often less than flattering (IMO).

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The 8-16 makes you poop so hard. I had 12-24 on full frame and my pants exploded.
Geez, enough about poop already. I'm starting to wonder about you.
Edited by GoneTomorrow - 4/15/11 at 11:09am
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Siggy 30 coming in today, PP refund coming in next week from the person who originally scammed me of a Siggy 30, and considering a 70-200 f/2.8...

EDIT: Also, as I found out from over-zealously opening my FD 50mm f/1.4 package yesterday, it is perfectly possible to cut yourself with car keys
Edited by r31ncarnat3d - 4/15/11 at 11:14am
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