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12-17-2007, 10:04 PM   #16
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would you guys stop feeding my LBA habbit?

Great shots, all.

12-17-2007, 10:09 PM   #17
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...Lowlight capability, small size, fast focus, sharp, normal FOV, reasonable price...
Quoted for truth. Great value.
12-18-2007, 07:47 AM   #18
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QuoteOriginally posted by Vertex Ninja Quote
Thanks for the comparison. You've got some great images on your site. If I had to choose I'd say I like your 77 gallery the most. That lens has always been on my list, but unfortunately I can never justify it's purchase.

And thank you, i am glad you like what I got there... the pictures by lens part of it, is actually just a different way to group the shots, I actualyl did that to make it easier when answering people on how various lenses perfermed for what I do.
So these galleries are a good mix of everything

The main Galleries are here:

The 77 is a fine lens indeed, I use it frequently for indoor work and some portraiture and event stuff.
12-18-2007, 07:51 AM   #19
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QuoteOriginally posted by Vertex Ninja Quote

Now to figure out how to justify 2 new lenses with the wife, hmmm...
More baby pictures, silly.

12-18-2007, 07:55 AM   #20
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I showed my wife your baby-in-the-sink-with-bubbles and she LOVED them! Thanks again for sharing. I think I'll have to grab my 35mm next time I get the camera out (so my other lenses can sit and pout in the camera bag....)
12-18-2007, 09:12 AM   #21
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More baby pictures, silly.
Haha, but I think she might be onto my tricks!

I'm glad she liked them. Can you tell he's no stranger to the camera? Your lenses are just going to have to understand that sharing is caring and they'll all get there time on the camera!

Duplo: Well if you ever want to get rid of your 77 for like... I dunno... $100, You let me be the first to know!
12-18-2007, 11:11 AM   #22
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So where can you find this lens? Who has the best price for it?

I can't decide if I want the 35 2.0 or if I want the 50 1.4.....
12-18-2007, 11:19 AM   #23
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B&H seems to have it in stock - Pentax | Wide Angle smc P-FA 35mm f/2.0 AL Autofocus Lens

Do what I did, buy both

12-18-2007, 11:52 AM   #24
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Yeah, I bought mine at B&H. There isn't much wiggle room on price, even used vs. new, so I'd go with a trusted vendor. B&H has never been anything but great for me.

The choice for me was easy. I already knew that the 50 was a little longer than I wanted for general indoor shooting(I have an A50 1.7). But I've seen some great shots from the 50 1.4 and it seems to be an outstanding value for only $200. Probably can't go wrong with either. Just pick the length you wan, because the speed difference is negligible unless you really need that 1.4.

Post some pics from whatever you get!
12-18-2007, 04:22 PM   #25
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I am impressed with the price as well ... on par with the FA50.
I like that ... and the images that I have seen so far .... looks to be a good value for money lens too.
12-21-2007, 08:22 PM   #26
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Do what I did, buy both
Hmmm.... That's exactly what I did. I hope my wife doesn't find out..... Now to find a good price on a 77 or 85.....
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QuoteOriginally posted by Vertex Ninja Quote
igowerf: Bummer your lens back-focuses. I was worried mine did the same, but after testing with a chart and tripod and spending more time with it, I realized I was rocking slightly forward or backward after I locked on focus. My solution was to pay more attention to my posture and use af.c(especially when the subject moves). Have you sent the lens back for warranty repair?
I haven't yet mainly because I use my FA 50mm so much that I just haven't bothered. I'll probably get around to it sometime next year.

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