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The seller of the 11-16 decided not to sell it

Might as well update my gear list then;

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Danylu - Nikon D3; Nikon D60
Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8
Nikon AF-S 17-55mm f/2.8
Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1.4G
Nikon AF-S 18-55mm
Nikon AF-S 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED VR
Nikon AF-S 50mm 1.4
Nikon AF-D 60mm 2.8 + 55mm of tubes
Nikon SB-800
Nikon SB-600
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Danylu - Nikon D60
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Nikon AF-S 70-200mm 2.8 VR


Do you guys think I should sell it all and go with a Leica M8 and 35mm 1.4 CV? If I sell all my Nikon gear, I can afford it and still have some spare change.




Tried my hand at 2:1 macro photography. Anyone got some macro protips that they want to share
    
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post #8742 of 29551

F22 and LOTS of light.

Most of the closeup pics in the OCN Mechanical Keyboard Guide were taken with this rig.

AFS Micro Nikkor VR 105mm FTW!

 

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Forensic scientists and serial killers all agree with me.


Edited by ripster - 11/28/11 at 6:34pm
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Dexter? I kind of fell out of it... Should get back to watching.
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Originally Posted by iandroo888 View Post
whats the life on a d200 shutter? 150k? how much would cost of replacement be

also anyone know any good sites for buying/selling photography equip? other than CL and FM?
You mean used equipment? Adorama, B&H, and KEH have used gear.

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Do you guys think I should sell it all and go with a Leica M8 and 35mm 1.4 CV? If I sell all my Nikon gear, I can afford it and still have some spare change.
A rangefinder is a whole other ball of wax. I say not for a few reasons. For one, Leica lenses and accessories are drastically expensive (their cheapest lens is their 50mm at $1400), so you might be stuck with the one lens for a while. Secondly, the sensor in the M8 isn't full-frame (closer to APS-H) and it has some nastly color casting problems and no UV filter over the sensor, requiring filters to correct.

A rangefinder would be awesome to have as a secondary camera, but as a primary camera, it would be a difficult transition and a big loss of features.

If you had to get one, I would go for the M9 over the M8. Full-frame sensor and a host of other technical improvements.
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A rangefinder is a whole other ball of wax. I say not for a few reasons. For one, Leica lenses and accessories are drastically expensive (their cheapest lens is their 50mm at $1400), so you might be stuck with the one lens for a while. Secondly, the sensor in the M8 isn't full-frame (closer to APS-H) and it has some nastly color casting problems and no UV filter over the sensor, requiring filters to correct.

A rangefinder would be awesome to have as a secondary camera, but as a primary camera, it would be a difficult transition and a big loss of features.

If you had to get one, I would go for the M9 over the M8. Full-frame sensor and a host of other technical improvements.
^^yes

m9+50mm noctilux is all you will ever need
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Any reason why I shouldn't buy the Sigma 17-50mm f2.8 EX DC OS HSM?
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RF's are nice to use. But they're restrictive for composition.
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Any reason why I shouldn't buy the Sigma 17-50mm f2.8 EX DC OS HSM?
if u have anything else other than a canon... otherwise that lens wont work ;D xDD
 
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Do you guys think I should sell it all and go with a Leica M8 and 35mm 1.4 CV? If I sell all my Nikon gear, I can afford it and still have some spare change.
Do you have more money than you know what to do with, or do you value trendiness more than usefulness?

If you answered yes to either, get a Leica.
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One day you'll use one.
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