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ouch....peoples a little touchy?
http://www.techradar.com/news/photography-video-capture/cameras/nikon-apologises-for-facebook-camera-gaffe-1030434
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Wow I understand the recall now, the 5D mirror came off with a fingernail...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nuclearjock;15110398 
FWIW, my 70-200 VRII is ALWAYS plugged into one of my bodies, it's that good. IQ is incredible, goes toe to toe with primes in that range. VRII is nice, I've done some experiments with it and it does work but I use VR very seldom.
The IQ @ f/2.8 has to be seen to be believed.
I think you'll be waiting a long time for VR on the 24-70. Nikon has lots of other stuff on their plate and a 24-70 VRII is most likely low on their priority list. I'm personally hot for an 80-400 AFS VRII.

would be nice to have the range of the 70-200 and at 2.8. was considering the 70-200 cuz its the like focal range i dont have now. i have 12-105 covered.. 12-24 and 18-105... even tho the difference from 105 to 200 may not be that much (i think), it would be nice to have the focal length i think.

really about the 24-70? i thought the demand on wanting VR 24-70 would make it be produced faster... guess not D: would have thought they'd work on a VR version after the 24-70 had been out for a few years already
Edited by iandroo888 - 9/30/11 at 1:31am
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by laboitenoire;15120411 
F100 is pretty cheap. You can get one in great shape for under $150 these days.


That's the thing... it's $150, versus the F70, which I can get for $25. The only functional differences are faster flash sync and higher max shutter speed. This isn't going to be my main camera (actually, my fourth camera...) so I think I'd rather save that $125 for something more important, like lenses.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by iandroo888;15123394 
would be nice to have the range of the 70-200 and at 2.8. was considering the 70-200 cuz its the like focal range i dont have now. i have 12-105 covered.. 12-24 and 18-105... even tho the difference from 105 to 200 may not be that much (i think), it would be nice to have the focal length i think.

really about the 24-70? i thought the demand on wanting VR 24-70 would make it be produced faster... guess not D: would have thought they'd work on a VR version after the 24-70 had been out for a few years already

Here is a tool that will show you the differnce between 105 and 200 (or any FL for that matter). Not perfect but a bad tool.

http://tamron-usa.com/lenses/learning_center/tools/focal-length-comparison.php
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The F100 is by far the best deal for a film camera. I was considering selling everything for like four and a 14-200 the G primes.
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I picked up am N70 (also known as f70) for $25 with lens and 5 filters. It's definitely a good buy for that cheap, but I am not a big fan of the digital menu for controlling everything.it is a weird interface and I would have rather had knobs.
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Originally Posted by iandroo888;15123394 
would be nice to have the range of the 70-200 and at 2.8. was considering the 70-200 cuz its the like focal range i dont have now. i have 12-105 covered.. 12-24 and 18-105... even tho the difference from 105 to 200 may not be that much (i think), it would be nice to have the focal length i think.

really about the 24-70? i thought the demand on wanting VR 24-70 would make it be produced faster... guess not D: would have thought they'd work on a VR version after the 24-70 had been out for a few years already

I would dump your 12-105 in favor of a Nikon 17-55. No reason really to own a 24-70 on a crop body.

And I wouldn't get so caught up in covering every millimeter of a particular range with your lenses. It's pointless to think in those terms IMO. Think about what usages you need in a lens. If you need a fast standard walkaround zoom, then look for a 17-55/2.8 or equivalent. If you need a longer sports lens, look for a 70-200.
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I'm gonna miss my fast zoom... meeting with a potential buyer tomorrow afternoon. On the up side, if the deal happens I'll be able to get a nice 17-40 for relatively cheap, and all of my glass will work with both of my bodies (5D should hopefully be here today).
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Just got my Sigma 70-300. Why is everything backwards?

Other than that, it looks good. This thing is huge (other lens is ZD 40-150)

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