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I'm sure the black marks aren't anything too sinister. Probably just some paint... I'm sure it's rohs compliant. (not...)

Just ordered one. We're required to drink coffee in mugs where I work, so i figured it would work well.

Also picked up some lasers and a bunch of lens pens.
As opposed to what? Out of a leather glove?

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Originally Posted by Danylu View Post
Quick opinion:
Do I keep my 70-300mm VR
or
Do I sell it and buy a 80-200mm 2.8 AF-S

I will be $350 Aussie out of pocket.

The 80-200 is faster (AF and aperture), better built, No VR. "Sharpest Nikon tele zoom ever"
The 70-300 is smaller, more convenient (VR). It's sharp, not as bad as the naysayers make it out to be.

I'd love the original 70-200mm VR but I'm not eager to pay double the price of the 80-200mm for one.

I shoot whatever pops up. I do some portraiture, haven't really done much candid. Do birding whenever I can.

I may also be getting a Tokina 11-16 if I win the auction.

Edit:

Just analysed my photo info from my trip in Shanghai.



Looks like I was right in saying I might find a UWA useful.
Go for the 80-200, the constant f/2.8 alone makes it more worthwhile.
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As opposed to what? Out of a leather glove?
They need to have a sealed top on the mug. lol.
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They need to have a sealed top on the mug. lol.
On the topic of seals the one in mine has fallen off already. I have health concerns over drinking from it so how about you drink from yours daily for a year and tell us how it goes

Nah it's probably just mine that's stuffed up
    
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Originally Posted by Danylu View Post
Quick opinion:
Do I keep my 70-300mm VR
or
Do I sell it and buy a 80-200mm 2.8 AF-S

I will be $350 Aussie out of pocket.

The 80-200 is faster (AF and aperture), better built, No VR. "Sharpest Nikon tele zoom ever"
The 70-300 is smaller, more convenient (VR). It's sharp, not as bad as the naysayers make it out to be.

I'd love the original 70-200mm VR but I'm not eager to pay double the price of the 80-200mm for one.

I shoot whatever pops up. I do some portraiture, haven't really done much candid. Do birding whenever I can.

I may also be getting a Tokina 11-16 if I win the auction.
what lenses do you have?

it looks like you the fast 2.8 lenses.
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Just seen the most spectacular strange sunset ever. Pictures to follow much later tonight when i get back from the pub.
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On the topic of seals the one in mine has fallen off already. I have health concerns over drinking from it so how about you drink from yours daily for a year and tell us how it goes

Nah it's probably just mine that's stuffed up
Well that's unfortunate. Depending on how it looks when I get it, I may just use it as a conversation piece.

Slightly more "on topic" ... I want the D7000... it needs to be released sooner.
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Originally Posted by Manyak View Post
Once you get that L glass the next step is an Adobe98 capable monitor and calibrator, and you're all set
Oh, you, contributing to my debt while stimulating the photographic economy.


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Well that's unfortunate. Depending on how it looks when I get it, I may just use it as a conversation piece.

Slightly more "on topic" ... I want the D7000... it needs to be released sooner.
When is it going to be released? And what model does the D7k replace?

Nikon needs to fix their naming scheme.

D3100 -> D5000 -> D90 -> D7000? -> D300S?

Kinda wish they'd keep it like Canons, in all honesty.

EOS xxxx -> EOS xxx -> xxD -> xD ->1D

Really easy to see where the model falls into place.
Edited by r31ncarnat3d - 9/29/10 at 12:27pm
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Oh, you, contributing to my debt while stimulating the photographic economy.




When is it going to be released? And what model does the D7k replace?

Nikon needs to fix their naming scheme.

D3100 -> D5000 -> D90 -> D7000? -> D300S?

Kinda wish they'd keep it like Canons, in all honesty.

EOS xxxx -> EOS xxx -> xxD -> xD ->1D

Really easy to see where the model falls into place.
It's essentially the same way, they are trying to phase out the Dxx series, and make way for Dxxxx series.

So it goes down to ..

Consumer level : Dxxxx
ProSumer/Pro : Dxxx
Pro : Dx

pretty much what Canon is doing.
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guessing nikon or canon aren't gonna release any new DSLRs anytime soon?
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guessing nikon or canon aren't gonna release any new DSLRs anytime soon?
www.canonrumors.com
www.nikonrumors.com

Both have recently released or announced a few new models, so it's hard to say what's next. I'd like to see a Canon 5D MkIII personally.
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