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glass from the PAST

Discussion in 'Lens Lust' started by Nuteshack, Sep 27, 2008.

  1. Nuteshack

    Nuteshack Guest

    images from the d50 and lenses no longer in my kit.

    tokina 12-24f4 @f4, 24mm, 1600iso, 8x10 crop.
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    nik 35f2 @f2, 500iso, 8x10 crop. one of my faves from this lens.
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    nik 35f2 @f4, 450iso, 8x10 crop
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    nik 85 1.8 @2.8, 400iso, 8x10 crop.
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  2. yendikeno


    Mar 31, 2008
    Wonderful shots!

    as a relative newbie to the Cafe, I always enjoy looking at your work.
  3. Nuteshack

    Nuteshack Guest

    thanks much Fred...;-)
  4. Nice, Nute.

    I'm surprised you gave up the 35/2; it's a winner and very compact.
  5. Nuteshack

    Nuteshack Guest

    thanks Jim ...it was too much competition for my sample of the 35-70 2.8 and 50 1.4. the size and it's close focusing abilities were/are a huge asset though,,a great lens no doubt but for dx (my current format) i prefer the sig 30 1.4:cool: 
  6. mood


    Jun 27, 2007
    So Fla
    you know the D700 is in your future
    just like it is for me

    get another 35/2
    it is one of the bargains still out there
  7. Nute, you sold some great glass. I've done the same more times than I care to admit. Nice shots as always!

  8. Nuteshack

    Nuteshack Guest

    amen Frank ..the 700 is very much in my future. but with my current kit think i'm guna want something wider,,maybe that 28 f2 Ai-s, or sig 28 1.8. maybe a zoom, like the sig 15-30 or the t17-35. i don't wana commit too much doe on super long or super wide cuz i don't spend much time on on either end. i have a gut my 50 and 85 1.4's are guna get the lions share. i'm really excited that all my glass is guna get wider.

    my current FX lens kit
    50 1.4
    85 1.4
    t-90 2.8
    35-70 2.8
    80-200 2.8
  9. Nuteshack

    Nuteshack Guest

    thanks Gene ...i really enjoyed every one of those lenses and my now departed 180 as well. but, have NO regrets (well, kinda, maybe, lol). i wanted that 85 1.4 SOOOOOOOO bad i made the shuffle and glad i did! however, i'm a big advocate of -> Loving the One you're with:Love:
  10. mood


    Jun 27, 2007
    So Fla
    thought you wanted AF
    then get a 35/1.4 AiS

    I just got one and starting to play around with it

    also just got a LNIB 24/2.8 AI :wink:
  11. Phillip Ino

    Phillip Ino

    Nov 26, 2007
    Frank. Aren't you supposed to be out taking pics with that new 35/1.4 of yours??? LOL. Get goin! :wink:
    I noticed there is as 28/2 for sale at Nikonians..........
  12. Nuteshack

    Nuteshack Guest

    if a prime i'm thinkin wider and possibly faster. and if MF i'm thinkin wider will be easier to focus as well. ideally something between 24-28mm in 1.4. unfortunitly nothing exists there for nikon cept the 28 1.4. and NO way i would consider putting up the kind of doe they're bringing now days!
  13. Nuteshack

    Nuteshack Guest

    how do u like that 24? i'm utterly impressed with the 35 1.4 but again i prefer something wider. i'm open to MF on the wider end cuz it's easier to manually obtain critical focus faster on wider glass...course this is something i wouldn't consider for DX...;-)
  14. Loving the one you're with, lenses that is:biggrin:. The other is a given! What a great philosophy, I wish I could do that at least on a semi permanent basis. BTW, I seen your 180 for sale on FM about a week ago, it was still super clean. Tempting!

  15. Nuteshack

    Nuteshack Guest

    well, pre-marriage that was my motto ..lol

    o man ..let's see. i got it from the original owner who asa working pro bot it over 20 years ago for one shoot and retired it. i sold it to Doug. think Doug sold it to Steve from DC. is Steve selling it now?
  16. mood


    Jun 27, 2007
    So Fla
    yeah Francis
    been waiting all week, now ,of course, its raining all day
    hopefully tomorrow...

    hope to play with the 24/2.8 tomorrow also Nute
    will post some
  17. I would say it most likely sold, I don't recall seeing the ad very many times. I don't recall who the seller was.

  18. Nuteshack

    Nuteshack Guest

    those r sweet, Tom...agree on the f-stops. just look at the 50 1.4's. none are as smooth as the cz 50 f2, imho.
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  19. SP77


    Jun 4, 2007
    Rockville, MD
    The 35mm f/2 was a great little lens. I loved it too.

  20. yea Nute, i can't believe you gave up 35
    i love that little thing...
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