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Old Aug 18, 2006, 12:03 PM   #81
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I dunno. Buy an 85mm f/1.4G and compare them in the same conditions. ;-)

I like my 100mm f/2 (I think it's my best lens). But, I don't own the 85mm f/1.4G.

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I saw a couple of 85mm f1.4G's go through KEH for not much over $300 when I was trying to find a 100mm f/2.

I passed on them and kept looking for a 100mm f/2 instead, since according to the MTF charts at photodo.com, the 100mm f/2 is sharper at all apertures (of course, you don't have f/1.4 with the 100mm).

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Old Aug 18, 2006, 12:58 PM   #82
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Is there a difference in colors between the 85mm f/1.4 and 100mm f/2 ?
No.... they are both black. :?:evil::-):-)


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Old Aug 26, 2006, 2:54 PM   #83
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camera: KM 5D + 18-70mm kit lens

Purchased;

Sigma 70-300mm APO DG Macro

Minolta AF 28mm/f2.8 prime

Sigma 70-210mm f4-5.6 UC

Minolta AF 28-80mm with macro



not much but it's a start!
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I know I said I wouldn't buy another lens until Jim C bought a 28-300 Tamron, but the flesh is weeak. I bought a 28 f2.8 yesterday.
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Old Aug 26, 2006, 8:38 PM   #85
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I know I said I wouldn't buy another lens until Jim C bought a 28-300 Tamron, but the flesh is weeak. I bought a 28 f2.8 yesterday.
I tried to help out your budget by not buying a 28-300mm. :-)
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Old Aug 26, 2006, 9:40 PM   #86
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I don't own a KM dSLR however with my film gear I havethree of the sharpest, the 50mm f1.7, the 35-70mm f4 and the 70-210mm f4 (a crossed X model).

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Old Aug 26, 2006, 10:03 PM   #87
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I know I said I wouldn't buy another lens until Jim C bought a 28-300 Tamron, but the flesh is weeak. I bought a 28 f2.8 yesterday.
I tried to help out your budget by not buying a 28-300mm. :-)
The lens was cheap, the 7D I bought (I think I have one) from Wal-Mart is what is killing me. I've got to get some things on eBay to cover it.
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I know I said I wouldn't buy another lens until Jim C bought a 28-300 Tamron, but the flesh is weeak. I bought a 28 f2.8 yesterday.
I tried to help out your budget by not buying a 28-300mm. :-)
The lens was cheap, the 7D I bought (I think I have one) from Wal-Mart is what is killing me. I've got to get some things on eBay to cover it.
Don't drop that 7D on your toe... ouch!!!! You're gonna like all the buttons. I like the seperate dials for aperture and shutter speed. You can also reverse them.
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Don't drop that 7D on your toe... ouch!!!! You're gonna like all the buttons. I like the seperate dials for aperture and shutter speed. You can also reverse them.
I know, I have the 800Si and the 9, and both have the reversable feature. I think the reason I bought the 7D, besides the price, was the similarity between it and the 9.
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So now I have 2 kit lenses. Ah.
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