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Time to Brag - Guess what I got
« on: August 25, 2010, 12:08:28 pm »
Feeling a bit down recently so I decided to cheer up with some retail therapy

I have always wanted an 'L'

firecoast's dad has a camera shop and I have been dropping in on him for the past two weeks and pestered him non stop. So to get rid of me like the louse that I am he sold me this beauty for a bargain basement price
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Re: Time to Brag - Guess what I got
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2010, 12:09:45 pm »
Nice!

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Re: Time to Brag - Guess what I got
« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2010, 12:14:45 pm »
Nice!!! now to get the camera!! :P
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Re: Time to Brag - Guess what I got
« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2010, 12:22:41 pm »
Nice!!! now to get the camera!! :P

I'm going to duct tape it to my iPhone
 

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Re: Time to Brag - Guess what I got
« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2010, 12:25:15 pm »
Wow thats a real nice lens, enjoy
 

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Re: Time to Brag - Guess what I got
« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2010, 12:26:28 pm »
Nice!!! now to get the camera!! :P

I'm going to duct tape it to my iPhone

Bwaaaaaahahahahahahahahaha!


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Re: Time to Brag - Guess what I got
« Reply #6 on: August 25, 2010, 12:27:08 pm »
Nice!!! now to get the camera!! :P

I'm going to duct tape it to my iPhone

 :laughing4:  Nice Lens though - enjoy... remember to keepo some tape for your bike..
 

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Re: Time to Brag - Guess what I got
« Reply #7 on: August 25, 2010, 12:33:17 pm »
Nice lens indeed.

I also had some retail therapy, for the same reason and at a bargain:

 

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Re: Time to Brag - Guess what I got
« Reply #8 on: August 25, 2010, 12:33:30 pm »
Fantastic lens!! Got one myself!!! Is it a F1.8?? Great for the golden hours in the park!! You WILL enjoy it :thumleft: Promise :biggrin:
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Re: Time to Brag - Guess what I got
« Reply #9 on: August 25, 2010, 12:46:51 pm »
Fantastic lens!! Got one myself!!! Is it a F1.8?? Great for the golden hours in the park!! You WILL enjoy it :thumleft: Promise :biggrin:

I WISH!

no, I am a bit skint and could only afford the f/4 but I got it for around 5K which is brilliant
will have to use a tripod in low light because it doesn't have IS either
 

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Re: Time to Brag - Guess what I got
« Reply #10 on: August 25, 2010, 12:51:18 pm »
Fantastic lens!! Got one myself!!! Is it a F1.8?? Great for the golden hours in the park!! You WILL enjoy it :thumleft: Promise :biggrin:

I WISH!

no, I am a bit skint and could only afford the f/4 but I got it for around 5K which is brilliant
will have to use a tripod in low light because it doesn't have IS either

No matter!! Still works great :thumleft: A wee bit more effort but same quality at the end :thumleft: :thumleft:
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Re: Time to Brag - Guess what I got
« Reply #11 on: August 25, 2010, 12:55:01 pm »
Fantastic lens!! Got one myself!!! Is it a F1.8?? Great for the golden hours in the park!! You WILL enjoy it :thumleft: Promise :biggrin:

I WISH!

no, I am a bit skint and could only afford the f/4 but I got it for around 5K which is brilliant
will have to use a tripod in low light because it doesn't have IS either


The 4 is supposedly better than the 2,8 perhaps get a old full frame 5d mk1 body and your iso is good at 800? enjoy


Yes ag sorry! 2.8!! Haven't used the 4 yet!! So I can't make a comparison :biggrin:
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Re: Time to Brag - Guess what I got
« Reply #12 on: August 25, 2010, 12:55:21 pm »
AI MY PA IS DAREM 'N SKATTIE!!!!

niiiiiiiiiiice lens LS!
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Re: Time to Brag - Guess what I got
« Reply #13 on: August 25, 2010, 12:59:11 pm »
Cool, enjoy.
 

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Re: Time to Brag - Guess what I got
« Reply #14 on: August 25, 2010, 01:00:55 pm »
My 70 - 200 f4 is my favourite lens...........great buy. Best "L" value for money you will find.

Buller I also have the Sigma 10 - 20.
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Re: Time to Brag - Guess what I got
« Reply #15 on: August 25, 2010, 02:47:42 pm »
I had a 20D body that took some damage on a bike trip.
I was a great camera and I wanted to have it repaired but it worked out cheaper to buy a 450D (which is dirt cheap since it has already been replaced twice plus it is actually better than my old 20D). The 450 will do until I can find a good second hand 1D or have enough disposable cash to buy a new 5D

both those puppies cost the same as a small car though!
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Re: Time to Brag - Guess what I got
« Reply #16 on: August 25, 2010, 04:07:15 pm »
Baie nice.
 

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Re: Time to Brag - Guess what I got
« Reply #17 on: August 25, 2010, 04:41:17 pm »
Nothing wrong with the 450D. The others dont really take better pics.

One great piece of glass. Also always wanted an L.

Ek sal met Louwrens by die camera shop moet praat oor die president wat hy hier skep. Ek soek ook.

Btw that is my favourite camera shop.

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Re: Time to Brag - Guess what I got
« Reply #18 on: August 25, 2010, 04:53:04 pm »
Nothing wrong with the 450D. The others dont really take better pics.

One great piece of glass. Also always wanted an L.

Ek sal met Louwrens by die camera shop moet praat oor die president wat hy hier skep. Ek soek ook.

Btw that is my favourite camera shop.

Enjoy  :thumleft:

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Re: Time to Brag - Guess what I got
« Reply #19 on: August 25, 2010, 11:14:04 pm »

you're not getting any brownie points.... i tried ... AND I'M Female!!!  :P
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