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      12-30-2010, 12:21 AM   #23
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nick how about 70-200mm f/2.8L (2.9lbs) version 1
for more extension, it's under 1300$ on amazon.

ur current lens,17-55mm f/2.8 IS, is about 1.5 pounds

check out http://www.borrowlenses.com
u can rent the lens and try it out.
doesn't Andy have the 70-200mm f/4L?
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      12-30-2010, 12:57 PM   #24
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Nice lenses, you lucky bastard!

I like the second pic showing the different aperture openings.
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      01-01-2011, 06:15 PM   #25
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      01-02-2011, 01:52 PM   #26
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There hasn't been a definitive comparison test yet. However, if you have Series II L-series lenses, then the Series III TC preserve more of the AF speed of the new lenses, according to Canon.

We're all hoping that the IQ of the 2.0x TC III will be superior to the prior version, but no one has demonstrated that yet.

Here are a couple of links that may be of interest:

http://www.birdphotographers.net/for...-Better-Images

http://www.birdphotographers.net/for...anon-v-III-TCs

http://www.birdphotographers.net/for...verters-to-me-
Cool, thank you for the info! I guess I will wait and see or just go for the previous generation to save a few bills.
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      01-02-2011, 03:06 PM   #27
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Really nice collection op, my collection is not pic worthy.

Canon 18-55mm
Canon ef 70-200mm f/4
Tokina 11-16mm (ordering soon)
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      01-02-2011, 03:47 PM   #28
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Crappy pic, but.....I blame all my lenses being in the pic.... I am always amazed at how noisy my S3 IS is (even at ISO200). My old A80 @ ISO400 is way better than the S3 is @ 200.

I think I'm finally done adding to my lens repertoire. Only adding a couple of primes would be left. I haven't used the 70-200 or 24-105 much so far. From what little I've used the 24-105 since getting it last week, though, I'm pretty happy.

Next in line, though:

1) Unstick a pair of 77mm UV and circular polarizing filters from one another (filter wrenches don't work).....an on-going battle
2) Camera body upgrade.
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I just ordered a 70-200 F2.8L IS Mk II from Amazon. $2079 with overnight shipping. The $200 instant rebate expires in 2 days so I figured I may as well go ahead and buy it now.
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I just ordered a 70-200 F2.8L IS Mk II from Amazon. $2079 with overnight shipping. The $200 instant rebate expires in 2 days so I figured I may as well go ahead and buy it now.
Congrats. That's a great lens.

Don't forget to try it with the 1.4x and 2.0x TC.

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Crappy pic, but.....I blame all my lenses being in the pic.... I am always amazed at how noisy my S3 IS is (even at ISO200). My old A80 @ ISO400 is way better than the S3 is @ 200.

I think I'm finally done adding to my lens repertoire. Only adding a couple of primes would be left. I haven't used the 70-200 or 24-105 much so far. From what little I've used the 24-105 since getting it last week, though, I'm pretty happy.

Next in line, though:

1) Unstick a pair of 77mm UV and circular polarizing filters from one another (filter wrenches don't work).....an on-going battle
2) Camera body upgrade.
stick the lens filters in your refrigerator for a few minutes. I find when my filters stick together, I just have to expose them to different temperatures and they come apart after.

if that does work, try putting them in front of a heat vent for a minute.

or try to warm 1 and not the other. all these things have worked for me on some filters that i have on a camera that was from my grand father from back in the late 70s.
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haha Jeff... dude, what's with you and over-tightening your filters all the time?
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Here's my collection

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Nikon 70-200 f2.8 VR II
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Nikon 105 f2.8 Macro
Sigma 20 f1.8
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Angry toys

toys for my 5D mkII
from left to right:
50mm F1.8
17-40mm F4L
100mm F2.8 macro
24-70mm F2.8L
70-200mm F4L
100-400mm F4.5-5.6L

will soon be adding a teleconverter, just need to research some more.

and i have an old film camera. a Canon AE-1 with the following
50mm
28-80
and 80-200
I was too lazy to check out what F stops were on the lenses
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      01-07-2011, 03:08 PM   #37
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stick the lens filters in your refrigerator for a few minutes. I find when my filters stick together, I just have to expose them to different temperatures and they come apart after.

if that does work, try putting them in front of a heat vent for a minute.

or try to warm 1 and not the other. all these things have worked for me on some filters that i have on a camera that was from my grand father from back in the late 70s.
I'll have to try that. Thanks for the tips.

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haha Jeff... dude, what's with you and over-tightening your filters all the time?
I can't help it that they don't make Jeff-proof filters. Bull in a china shop...
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Does it make me a bad person because I kind of crack up every time I see the word "Nikkor"
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toys for my 5D mkII
from left to right:
50mm F1.8
17-40mm F4L
100mm F2.8 macro
24-70mm F2.8L
70-200mm F4L
100-400mm F4.5-5.6L

will soon be adding a teleconverter, just need to research some more.

and i have an old film camera. a Canon AE-1 with the following
50mm
28-80
and 80-200
I was too lazy to check out what F stops were on the lenses
Very nice, I'm have a pretty similar set (1.4 50mm and 16-35 instead of 1.8 50mm and 17-40) but no macro 100mm and waiting on a 100-400 in good condition to come my way on the cheap.
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      01-07-2011, 11:43 PM   #41
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OK, I'll play...





Only lens missing is the 18-55 on the T2i I used to take the shot.
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      01-07-2011, 11:48 PM   #42
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Christ bro, that's a collection.
Seriously. My house cost less.

And is that beast on top a lens or a bazooka?
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Haha. Hubble telescope more like it. Is that an 800mm?
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