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Old Jul 30, 2010, 4:54 AM   #1
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I've got the opportunity to buy this lens for a very cheap price

Looking for a telezoom lens mainly to shoot motorbikes on a circuit , don't know if the AF will do

Looks like new doesn't it incredible for such an old lens
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Old Jul 30, 2010, 5:43 AM   #2
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I trust you are aware that this is not a zoom lens.

PhotoZone.de User Surveys rate this lens very highly.
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Old Jul 30, 2010, 11:44 AM   #3
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Yes of course i know this is not a zoom , makes it probably even more neat and sharp then a lens like the Sigma 100-300mm f/4
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You mentioned that you were "Looking for a telezoom lens mainly to shoot motorbikes on a circuit ..." and a prime will be less flexible for that. I have no doubt that it's a very nice lens, but you'll need to plan your shots more that you would with a zoom.
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The photo also shows the lens being labelled as a "macro" lens, so it will be slow to focus. I think you ought to pass on this lens and let me buy it instead if it's such a good price...
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The photo also shows the lens being labelled as a "macro" lens, so it will be slow to focus. I think you ought to pass on this lens and let me buy it instead if it's such a good price...
Yes the AF issue is the only thing that worries me but it might still be just enough.
Anyway regarding the price i'm paying if i'm not happy with it i could still resell it for more then i payed , so why all these questions ????
let's go for it
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