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I think it is quite a decent lens, check out these reviews : http://www.slrgear.com/reviews/showp...ct/455/cat/all

Quite commonly works best when stopped down and may not be amazing at the top of the focal range but a very good budget buy methinks.
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I am tempted to go hungry for this:

http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/pho/1147181391.html

Nikon 18mm/2.8 for $450 Canadian...
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Originally Posted by Oscuro View Post
I am tempted to go hungry for this:

http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/pho/1147181391.html

Nikon 18mm/2.8 for $450 Canadian...
Seems like a good deal!
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Seems like a good deal!
Yeah, but I have an empty fridge, and barren cupboards (just moved). My new job isn't full time...augh, and I might OWE money for Taxes.

*sigh*
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Jackpot!

Found a bunch of rolls of film in my room. Some of them already used and undeveloped. And five unused rolls of film (Tri-X 400, awesome!). I probably have some more hiding around.
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I have a nagging question, assuming I take a photo at 50mm, if I enlarge the photo 3:1 ratio on my computer, would that picture have the same zoom as if I take a picture at 150mm?
Edited by Danylu - 5/3/09 at 11:48pm
    
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I'm embracing the integration between Lightroom and CS3 more. I like editing B&W pics more in CS3 than Lightroom since I can apply different types of filters. Still like editing color pics in Lightroom since CS3 doesn't offer me anything else I need and I can fix chromatic aberration in Lightroom.

Anyways, B&W done in CS3.


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Add me to the list:

Canon EOS 450D with 18-55mm Kit lens.
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Originally Posted by Danylu View Post
I have a nagging question, assuming I take a photo at 50mm, if I enlarge the photo 3:1 ratio on my computer, would that picture have the same zoom as if I take a picture at 150mm?
Technically no, because you're just enlarging the image size, not changing the field of view somehow post process. Now you could simulate the FOV of 150mm by cropping and enlarging the center of the image, much the same way that I can crop a 1:1 macro shot to a simulated 2:1 shot.

The thing is, when you crop heavily, you lose detail, which is where having a high resolution (more megapixels) is really helpful. You can imagine how tightly you could crop a 40 megapixel image from a Hasselblad DSLR.
Edited by GoneTomorrow - 5/4/09 at 5:42am
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I have decided that I want to get a macro lens mainly cause wide angle lenses are too expensive.

I have found the Nikon 60mm for $760 and the Sigma 150mm for $870. The Sigma is heavy with 150mm and the Nikon is lighter with 60mm, is the $100 premium for the Sigma worth it? I have read reviews and both look awesome! I am more inclined to the 60mm as it is more usable in average circumstances however the focal length the Sigma has might be useful... sometimes.
    
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