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Old Nov 2, 2011, 10:51 AM   #21
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That's why the 50mm f2 Macro Digital Zuiko is one of three four-thirds lenses I continue holding on to, the others being the 8mm f3.5 fisheye and the 9-18 superwide zoom. They all serve a purpose I have not yet chose to replace with micro-specific solutions. It's cost enough doing what I've already done this year! Just last night I ordered additional RAM to max my machine out at 12GB of memory.
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Old Nov 2, 2011, 10:59 AM   #22
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Good move on your part. I wish I would not have sold my Canon 60mm macro. Would have been much cheaper just to buy a Canon to micro adaptor. That was an excellent lens and are selling new for a little over 500.00. I just received two 8GB SanDisk Class 10 cards from B&H for my PL2. Pretty good price on them...15.95 each.
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That's why the 50mm f2 Macro Digital Zuiko is one of three four-thirds lenses I continue holding on to, the others being the 8mm f3.5 fisheye and the 9-18 superwide zoom. They all serve a purpose I have not yet chose to replace with micro-specific solutions. It's cost enough doing what I've already done this year! Just last night I ordered additional RAM to max my machine out at 12GB of memory.
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Old Nov 2, 2011, 11:19 AM   #23
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Memory is cheap these days. Back when I purchased my machine in 2009 I think it would have cost me something like $400 to max the RAM out at 12GB vs. the 6GB I chose to go with. Last night it cost me $156 to make the upgrade.
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You are talking computer RAM aren't you, Greg.
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Memory is cheap these days. Back when I purchased my machine in 2009 I think it would have cost me something like $400 to max the RAM out at 12GB vs. the 6GB I chose to go with. Last night it cost me $156 to make the upgrade.
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Yes, but cards for cameras are certainly cheap too. I remember the first 1GB CF card I bought (I think in 2004) cost $300.
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the 35 3.5 will be a very nice lens for macro. Not the best for things that can decide to leave if you get to close. But for all the other macro stuff it work well

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Nice shots. What a difference a tripod made taking the watch photos. I'll be happy with that lens and will get it as soon as my mad money builds up. Thanks for posting these.
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the 35 3.5 will be a very nice lens for macro. Not the best for things that can decide to leave if you get to close. But for all the other macro stuff it work well

http://forums.steves-digicams.com/ol...my-garden.html

http://forums.steves-digicams.com/ol...m-3-5-a-3.html
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I got lucky I got the adopter and lens for under 180 dollars. The wonders of ebay at time.
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Sometimes you can get some real good buys on Ebay. I recently bid on a Slik U212 tripod and got it for 35 bucks.
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