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Old Mar 9, 2005, 8:04 AM   #1
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For the Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D which lens package would you choose? Why? Would you change anything?

Package A ($1770 Cdn):
Konica Minolta AF 17-35mm F2.8-4D
Konica Minolta AF 28-75mm F2.8D
Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 APO Macro Super II
Konica Minolta 50mm F1.7

Package B ($1150 Cdn):
Sigma 18-125mm F3.5-5.6 DC
Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 APO Macro Super II
Sigma 50mm F2.8 EX DG Macro

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Old Mar 26, 2005, 7:39 PM   #2
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Neither group!

KM AF 17-35mm f/2.8-4.0 D $480

KM AF 28-75mm f/2.8 D$410

KM AF 200mm f/2.8 APO G (pro) $870

KM AF 50mm f/1.7 $70

total = $1830 all konica Minolta (prices from B&H Photo)

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Old Mar 29, 2005, 9:55 AM   #3
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I would go for a Tamron 11-17

A Minolta 28-75/2.8 D

And a Sigma 70-200/2/8 IF EX

If at all possible I would surf eBay and try to replace the Sigma with a used Minolta80-200/2.8 G (the white version is a slightly updated version of the black version, but apparently the optics are identical).
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