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The Beast!

Discussion in 'Lens Lust' started by sonyam, Jul 20, 2008.

  1. I now have one.... :biggrin:....thanks to the for sale forum. I hope to have new pics to share this weekend! (I'm in the middle of unpacking and moving into a new house or I would have some for you already)
  2. The Ben

    The Ben

    Oct 17, 2007
    Houston, Tx
    I just scored one a few weeks back. won't separate it from my D300. :) 
  3. Congrats (to both of you), it is truly a wonderful lens! :smile: I had a very hard time getting it off my camera for quite some time. Look forward to seeing your shots with it. :smile:
  4. Feels nice to hold real glass huh?
    You'll love that lens
  5. Where are the Pics?
  6. Congrats Sonyam!
    Mine constantly fights with the 85 f/1.4 for attention lol
  7. spoot


    Aug 29, 2007
    Can't wait to see what you do with it sonya!
  8. bill-e


    May 10, 2008
    New Hampshire
    OK, for us newbies, which lens are you referring to? :) 
  9. Spydweb

    Spydweb Guest

    28-70 f2.8 = The Beast
  10. Pixelographer


    Dec 22, 2006
    congrats - now post some pix!
  11. The "beast" will attack AND capture with the best of them. Congrats! :biggrin:

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  12. bill-e


    May 10, 2008
    New Hampshire
    Thanks Chris. I was expecting some BIG lens to be called the Beast. Why is this lens nicknamed as such?
  13. sonya
    can't wait to see your images from it
  14. LindaZ


    Jul 29, 2007
    Wilmington, NC
    Congrats Sonya - I got mine recently from the sale forum as well.

    It simply rocks. I don't have any "wow" photos with it yet, but here's one recent
    shot from a session.

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  15. senna


    Jan 6, 2007
    San Jose Ca.
    This is the (physicly) largest mid range zoom you will find.:eek: 

    Sonya, you are going to love this lens, if you can lift it.:biggrin:
    Maybe a workout rutine, some curls would probably do the trick.
  16. No kidding! I have it on my D300 with grip and it's going to take some getting used to. My heaviest by far! I'll go take some pics now.....but like I said, we're in the middle of moving into a new home so my shooting time has been ZERO! I'm having withdrawals.....
  17. Linda, I don't see a photo, just a protected by owner graphic.
  18. senna


    Jan 6, 2007
    San Jose Ca.
    Get your family stuff done first, then put your full attention on getting familiar with THE BEAST. Lets see some photos of those cute little girls:wink:
  19. LindaZ


    Jul 29, 2007
    Wilmington, NC
    doh - sorry - can you see it now??

    Umm..yeah the lens is mega heavy huge.
  20. It's now my walk-around lens (oh, my aching back)!

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