A busy week with lenses....

Discussion in 'Lens Lust' started by Sam O, Jul 14, 2008.

  1. Sam O

    Sam O

    632
    Jul 24, 2007
    Toronto
    Picked up a Sigma 30mm 1.4 last Wed, sold my 18-200 on Friday then the Sigma 10-20 on Sunday and less than an hour ago I picked up a virtually brand new 70-200. Gotta love Craigs List for this stuff.

    Man this lens is big, big for what I am used too. Gonna have to start bench lifting my gear to build up the strength to carry this thing around.

    I have the 17-55, 70-200, 30mm 1.4, 50mm 1.8 and 85mm 1.8. Oh yeah and the 18-55 for the wife and the D40.

    My lens lust is satisfied for the moment, though I may consider selling the 50&85 f/1.8 for just the 85 f/1.4.

    It's been a fun and expensive 13 1/2 months of SLR life...
     
  2. timkoo

    timkoo

    304
    Oct 9, 2007
    Chicago
    similar boat as you...i think in the past month, i bought/sold my 85 1.8, got a 85 1.4, 80-200, sold my 28-75, bought a 17-50.....NAS is teh suck
     
  3. Next week when the "lust" hits again, re-read your post, Sam O! The lust is only temporarily satisfied!
     
  4. 130meow

    130meow

    272
    Apr 22, 2008
    Toronto, ON
    Your gear setup is very similar to mine!

    Initially I lusted for Nikkor lenses and these days I am lusting for Nikon bodies...
     
  5. Sam O

    Sam O

    632
    Jul 24, 2007
    Toronto
    timkoo - NAS is fun....lol

    jac0224 - My lust is controlled by a higher power....my wife!

    130meow - I'll be looking for a D3 in the fall.
     
  6. i had a bad (or good depending on your preferences) of NAS in the past 45 days. bought the D3, 24-70, 70-200, F2AS (wanted to have a good manual again) and now i am looking at getting the 35mm f1.4 AIS and the 20mm f2.8 AF-D...

    it never ends... the lust, the desire...
     
  7. fscherz

    fscherz

    130
    Jul 28, 2007
    Austria
    Guys, lens lust will start big way for me if this is true!
     
  8. Wow, if this is true, looks like I'll have to get my hands on a 50 /1.4 AF-S and a 24mm /1.4 AF-S as well. Hopefully they won't cost too much...
     
  9. sinigang619

    sinigang619

    26
    Aug 8, 2007
    San Diego
    Tim,

    Can I ask what made you sell your 28-75 for the 17-50? I'm kind of in this situation right now and I'm looking for a good walk around lens.
     
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