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04-22-2013, 02:12 PM   #1
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I Don't "Need" Another Lens...

but LBA is calling. What should I get(primes only please)?

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I'd say you're missing a macro lens, like the dfa 100

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Get a Helios 40 (85mm f/1.5). Tons of fun, and bokeh unlike anything you've ever seen before.

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I'd say you're missing a macro lens, like the dfa 100
Or the 35Ltd.
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Da 560/5.6?
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You've got a pretty great set of lenses, that's for sure.

How about that new Samyang Tilt Shift lens? Or their 8mm fish-eye?
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Yes absolutely you need another lens or ten!!!

Its critical to make sure you had a full set of DA Limiteds, FA 31/43/77 not to mention DA * primes as well.

Oh - I just saw you have most of them - there are some gaps though! FA85 for example.

(is that what you wanted to hear?)

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There is the FA*24 f2 that you are missing, and I mean that if you don't have it, you are MISSING IT. Also, there are the Zeiss and Voigtlander manual focus lenses which you have somehow avoided, why I can't figure out. Man, you need to get serious with your lens buying addiction. You're starting to sound like a quitter! lol!!!
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The DA* 55/1.4 for bad weather walkaround!
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I don't see ANY Takumars on that list. Shame. You should get a Tak 55. The Helios 44 looks like nothing else, so it has that going for it. Both of these slot between your 43 and 77. The Helios is almost exactly halfway between.

Then again, there's the Zeiss Pancolar. I don't have one, but it's up near the top of my LBA list. The bokeh is also unique, very smeary.
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Switch that Sigma 300 for the DA*300. DA*55 to compliment it. Add the DFA100WR and you have three killer WR primes.
Then there's the FA*85....
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Since you're looking at primes only you don't realize you need a DA10-17 or Sigma 8-16.
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Or the 35Ltd.
Thinking about.
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Switch that Sigma 300 for the DA*300. DA*55 to compliment it. Add the DFA100WR and you have three killer WR primes.
Then there's the FA*85....
Always wanted a 2.8.
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