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|Aug 30, 2007, 4:11 PM||#71|
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Stadsbygd Central Norway
My time to brag.
K10D, MZ-3, Lx, Super A, ME, Spotmatic SP
Smc FA28-90mm, FA28-70mm. Smc 100mm macro,Smc 40mm pancacke,A50mm f1,7, 50mm f2.0, 50mm f1.8 m42,
Smc 135mm f:3,5
Tokina 400 f:5.6, Tamron AF 28-300mm Petri 200mm f:3.5 Itorex 500mm mirrorlens, Tair 300mm f:4 (photosniper) Vivitar 19mm, Tokina 28mm,unkown origin 80-200mm, Macro bellows, extention tubes.
Mamiya RZ67+90mm and 180mm,polaback.
Manfrotto M-055 tripod.
Gathering dust in the basement: Canon Eos-1v, EF50mm f1.8 EF28-105mm, Nikon F501+ 35-70mm, Nikon EM +50mm Konica TC body, Canon Eos 750+ 35-70, Eos 600 body. Lecica III body (defect) maybe 10 different compacts. A full studio flash system from Bowens incl flashmeter.
A shot of the line up in Oct 06 "waiting for the K10d"
|Aug 30, 2007, 6:07 PM||#72|
Join Date: Jun 2006
Allright here we go again :lol:
new ones in red
Nikon EM (film)
Pentax *ist DL
For the Nikon:
-- E-series 1.8 50mm. - Nice & sharp little lens.
-- E-series 100mm f2.8
-- a Tokina RMC 80-200mm f4. - One touch zoom, it's ok...
For the Pentax: (in order of preference)
-- Pentax SMC-A 50mm f1.7 - my favourite lens...so sharp and fast... MF
-- Kiron 105mm f2.8 macro - Legendary lens, razorsharp and even fast enough to use at concerts. (yes, I use a macro lens at concerts...) MF
-- Jupiter-9 85mm f2 - famous M42 Russian portrait lens. Soft at f2, razor sharp at f2.8 and b e a utiful bokeh, thanks to the 15 aperture blades. MF
-- Tamron SP 60-300mm f3.8-5.6 - affordable adaptall telelens. Surprisingly sharp at 300mm, although the prime SP 300mm 5.6 is a little better, but less convenient. MF
-- DA 18-55mm f3.-5.6 - Kit lens we all know AF
-- Tamron 28-200mm f3.8-5.6 XR (not the Di version) - My travel zoom, performs well enough for it's purpose. AF
-- Pentacon 200mm f4 - an M42 lens, surprisingly good quality. Sharp and almost no CA. A little unhandy because of the FOV on a crop sensor and the fact that it doesn't cover the AF contacts. MF
-- Cosinon 35mm f2.8 - M42, not very sharp, I like the FOV, but rarely use it because of the lower optical quality... MF
-- Vivitar 400mm f5.6 - long lens I picked up for next to nothing. Terrible CA problems, Doesn't get much use now that I have the 60-300mm
-- 2 set of macro extension rings, 1 K mount, 1 M42, fully manual
-- Soligor M42 2x teleconverter - horrible quality, never use it.
I throw all that in a Crumpler Shrinkle backpack, very pleased with it. For one-lens stuff I use a Lowepro Topload Zoom II.
+ A small crappy SLIK tripod and a cheap ebay monopod.
- K10D + grip
- a PTTL compatible flash.
- DA* 50-135mm f2.8 to have a wheatherproof concert-combo
- a Sigma, Tokina or Tamron f2.8 zoom with more wide-angle...either a 24-75mm or a 18-50mm, I don't know yet.
my MF lenses without the 85mm and 60-300mm:
|Aug 30, 2007, 6:17 PM||#73|
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Oxford, CT
I'll Update mine Also
Pentax M-50MM 1.7
Pentax M-28MM 3.5
Pentax M 200 F4
Sigma EF500 DG ST Flash
Pentax FA 50MM 1.4
Penatx FA 28-105 F3.2-4.5
Sigma 70-300 APO DG Macro
Lowe Pro Slingshot 100AW
Rezo 120 AW
|Aug 30, 2007, 10:15 PM||#74|
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Columbia, SC
Just scratched one from my wishlist... Sigma APO DG 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Macro
|Aug 31, 2007, 5:20 AM||#75|
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Antwerp - Belgium
I thought I had replied to this one, ... not true so here goes
Pentax K10d (+ battery grip)
pentax fa 50 f1.7
tamron 18 - 200
tamron 70 - 300
tamron tc 1.4
sigma 100-300 ex dg f4
kiron 105mm f2.8
kiron 28-70 f 3.5
vivitar 70-201 f3.5
raynox DCR150 & DCR250 (close up filters)
some nd & cpl filters
sirius 2.8 28mm macro (just junk)
some extention tubes
AT 828 Professional Tripod by DynaTran™ (amnova) ((Great tripod))
Gorrilapod (bought it for fun, haven't used it)
(the bold ones are the most used)
sigma 10-20 ex
some great zoom lens f below 2.8 in the range 18-50 / 10-40
|Aug 31, 2007, 6:41 AM||#76|
Join Date: Jul 2004
rhermans, that 100-300mm Sigma looks like just the thing I would like, my FA Pentax is too slow at f4.7-5.8.
I hope no-one is offended by this thread, it is only there for those of us who want to share. For nearly 20 years I owned just an ME Super, a K1000, a 70-150mm f3.8 Vivitar, a 28mm f2.8 Rikenon XR, the 50mm f1.7 M and a cheap tlelconverter. Add a Vivitar 285 flash with remote sensor cord and bracket, stick it in a cheap Optex bag and add a department store tripod and that was it. In the late 1990s I purchased a used Minolta Maxxum 5000 and then discovered ebay. Over the next few years I bought, sold and traded lots of equipment to get to what I now own.
I am not bragging about all that I own as much as being amazed that I had managed to do it.
|Aug 31, 2007, 12:45 PM||#77|
Join Date: Aug 2007
I don't have very much yet, but considering I just started this month with a DSLR...
DA 16-45mm F4
FA 50mm F1.4
M 50mm F2
Tamron 70-300mm LD DI F4-5.6
Vivitar Series 1 105mm Macro F2.5
Tamron SP 2x TC
Pentax Rear Converter-A X2-S
and a Konica Hexanon AR 40mm F1.8 which I am still trying to convert to fit on my K10D
now I need something in the 400-600mm range
|Aug 31, 2007, 1:52 PM||#78|
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Thach Alabama
|Aug 31, 2007, 8:56 PM||#79|
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Costa Rica
You guys have a lot of gear, makes my old Kodak Instamatic seem small.
|Aug 31, 2007, 10:23 PM||#80|
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Western Canada
Pentax S1a- bought new in '68, has 1/500 sec. top speed, no internal light meter
Pentax ES 11 (Electronic Spotmatic) bought new in '74
Pentax K1000 bought new in '81
lots of lenses
Mamiya Pro F 220 TLR - medium format
65 W/A...90 std....180 telephoto
'52 Leica 11f rangefinder
'30's Zeiss Super Ikonta
Pentax P & S
only digital camera- is a Panasonic Lumix DMC-8
looking eventually at getting a K100D Super or a Pentax K10D
Leitz Tilt All tripod and Minolta table top tripod (Minolta copy of the Leica original)
Lot's of old stuff...not much new stuff.
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