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If the Sigma 30 is dangerous, then the 35L is...Skynet.
You're on full frame, leave us mortals alone!

No, but seriously.. for the cost, the 30 f/1.4 has really gotten excellent reviews everywhere I look, at a price that I can justify without getting my skull crushed by my soon-to-be-wife..
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Haha, I suppose.

BTW, for anybody in the Boston area, today's Living Social deal is $40 for a $100 gift card to the Photo Video Store in Wayland... Sounds like a great deal!
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Boston area? That sounds like me.. hm.

OH! They have a custom framing shop... I wonder if I can use the $40 gift cards towards the framing shop in there, I have an autographed David Krejci Winter Classic 2010 Bruins Jersey that I've been meaning to do something with.
Edited by MistaBernie - 5/10/11 at 9:07am
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You're on full frame, leave us mortals alone!

No, but seriously.. for the cost, the 30 f/1.4 has really gotten excellent reviews everywhere I look, at a price that I can justify without getting my skull crushed by my soon-to-be-wife..
Just wait til she's your actual wife! I'm glad I bought most of my gear before I got married.
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Just wait til she's your actual wife! I'm glad I bought most of my gear before I got married.
Hahahaha, so true. I better get my gear purchases in soon, as everything else we make going forward is going to be split amongst finishing our basement for an office (coughstudiocough) and just stockpiling cash for starting a family..
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oh sorry. thought i did lol

they were surprisingly pretty good.. we shall call it the poor man's macro set ! XD did it help much on the minimum AF distance?
That's the thing. That's all it does. It's a nice magnifying lens really. You have to get right up on your subject to shoot it. And you really need a lens that already focuses pretty close. It's pretty well useless on the 55-200mm.

The UWA portion of this adapter works alright though. Better than you could get with a point and shoot in terms of sharpness if you don't mind the heavy edge distortion. Samples?
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Hahahaha, so true. I better get my gear purchases in soon, as everything else we make going forward is going to be split amongst finishing our basement for an office (coughstudiocough) and just stockpiling cash for starting a family..
CALL DIBS ON YOUR OFFICE NOW! Trust me, I barely got my office before it was turned into a sewing room or some such garbage. We're house hunting now as well, so I'm ready to call shotgun when find the right place.
Edited by GoneTomorrow - 5/10/11 at 11:08am
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CALL DIBS ON YOUR OFFICE NOW! Trust me, I barely got my office before it was turned into a sewing room or some such garbage. We're house hunting now as well, so I'm ready to call shotgun when find the right place.
Hahaha, the office is going downstairs, the small office upstairs is turning into a guest/2nd bedroom (officially, instead of being half office, half guest room). I highly doubt I'll be able to 'call' it, unless I get her a new battery for her laptop... hm.
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Hahaha, the office is going downstairs, the small office upstairs is turning into a guest/2nd bedroom (officially, instead of being half office, half guest room). I highly doubt I'll be able to 'call' it, unless I get her a new battery for her laptop... hm.
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Hahaha, the office is going downstairs, the small office upstairs is turning into a guest/2nd bedroom (officially, instead of being half office, half guest room). I highly doubt I'll be able to 'call' it, unless I get her a new battery for her laptop... hm.
Small price to pay for a man cave.
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