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Discussion in 'Lens Lust' started by JohnR, Sep 8, 2008.

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    Man oh man...I never dreamed I would own one so soon! :biggrin: Time to go and take some pics!
     
  2. congrats, john.....
    you'll LOVE this lens
    go and have fun with it
    but...
    you owe us 3 pics before midnight.... EDT... ok?
     
  3. kgill

    kgill

    853
    Jul 25, 2007
    Europe
    the beginning of your love affair...
     
  4. Congratulations!
    And the beginning of the money pit hahaha :D 
    Enjoy the new toy! :) 
     
  5. 3 pics? hmmm...is that all? :biggrin:
     
  6. Congrats and enjoy!

    Congrats and enjoy! Before you know it you'll have all the rest you have been dreaming of :biggrin:
     
  7. Hey, John,

    Congrats! You've moved up to some really fine glass. So, now, get out and enjoy that lens... and post some images so we can enjoy it with you.
     
  8. Congrats John!
    Beautiful glass!

    Would have envy if did'nt already own a "Beast"
     
  9. lisa_h

    lisa_h

    346
    Sep 6, 2008
    New England
    Yay! Congrats. Can't wait to see some shots w/ it.
     
  10. Sweeet! I'd love to see that lens mounted on your D200 with that big chunky hood in place. Have fun......

    Cheers

    Ted:smile:
     
  11. Two thumbs up for you, John. Over the top quality lens, enjoy.
     
  12. Ted,
    I only have one camera...wait, I do have a mirror..duh! heh
     
  13. shtarka1

    shtarka1

    Feb 1, 2008
    Boston
    Enjoy The Glass!!!
     
  14. Ok, here are a few. I think this lens (for me) will really shine when I'm doing portraits. But these were just shots I took today at random.

    First up, here I am! :biggrin:
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    Of course you can't go to the Science Museum without seeing this big boy!
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    And of course the largest White Castle in the US
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    Me TRYING to get a picture of the lens and hood. heh, not very good.

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    Evil Kineval
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  15. Sweet-
    I wanna White Castle, we have none in Kansas
     
  16. Congratulations John. This baby is on my list but for now I'll live vicariously through members like you. :biggrin:
     
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  18. John

    Thanks for the image of that gorgeous lens. I've read that the lens hood is twice as thick as earlier hoods. Sorry for the slow respons I had some brain fade and couldn't find the thread.

    Cheers

    Ted:smile:
     
  19. Hi Ted,

    I got to shoot with a 24-70mm the other day and had to configure a bag to accommodate the lens and hood. The hood is a massive sucker!

    It makes packing it and finding the right space a bit of a PITA but well worth it. :wink:
     
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