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10-28-2010, 07:14 AM   #31
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10-28-2010, 07:17 AM   #32
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10-28-2010, 08:39 AM   #33
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10-28-2010, 08:40 AM   #34
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My choice of 5 lenses:

DA* 16-50mm f2.8
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Zeiss Distagon 25mm f2.8 ZK

10-28-2010, 10:50 AM   #35
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QuoteOriginally posted by Eagle_Friends Quote
The catch is, you can only use those 5 lenses for 3 years (forever is too long).
Only for 3 years? Well that changes everything. This makes it a "lenses I would like to use for a while but could get along without" list.

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10-28-2010, 11:45 AM   #36
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QuoteOriginally posted by mika. Quote
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You're pretty close. I'd pick the five most expensive lenses available, then sell those (maybe) and buy what I really want. And what do I really want? I don't know yet. When I win the contest, then I'll do the research. I try not to waste too much time wishing for / obsessing over stuff I can't afford.
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I can't see limiting myself to only 3 years of use of a lens. It that case I'd follow Rio Ricos example above and get the 5 most expensive lenses I could find and then sell them and get what I want.
If there were no time limitations, I'd prolly get something like this

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10-28-2010, 12:11 PM   #38
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QuoteOriginally posted by RioRico Quote
You're pretty close. I'd pick the five most expensive lenses available, then sell those (maybe) and buy what I really want. And what do I really want? I don't know yet. When I win the contest, then I'll do the research. I try not to waste too much time wishing for / obsessing over stuff I can't afford.
You can sell all five and get something else, that is, if you don't want to use your camera for 3 years!

You can only use the initial five lenses you choose, THAT'S IT!

10-28-2010, 12:32 PM   #39
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10-28-2010, 12:50 PM   #40
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Hmmm...

DA 15 ltd
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DA 35 ltd
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The only one of which I have plans to buy is the DA 35, mainly as the others are just too damn expensive
10-28-2010, 02:58 PM   #41
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It pains me not to find a place for my much loved DA21 in this list, but if it was a top 4 instead of 5 I would have included it in place of the 15 & 31. Itís an under rated lens with a very versatile focal length. I also noticed the 50-135 gets a lot of love in this thread
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10-28-2010, 04:34 PM   #43
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QuoteOriginally posted by Eagle_Friends Quote
Alright, so you just won an amazing contest and you get a free K5 plus you get to choose any, ANY 5 lenses for the body.

The catch is, you can only use those 5 lenses for 3 years (forever is too long). What do you choose?
Wow, that's not much of a catch! I'm pretty happy using my DA 40mm and 70mm Limited 99% of the time. I guess, if I were changing up, I'd go with:

DA 15mm Limited
FA 31mm Limited
DA 70mm Limited

And, then, I guess, the DA 35mm Limited Macro, and something weather-sealed. Maybe the DA★ 50-135mm, or maybe the DA★ 55mm.

But that feels pretty gratuitous, not a catch at all.
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