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05-07-2013, 01:12 PM - 3 Likes   #1
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Just got my DFA 100mm f/2.8 WR

All I can say is....



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It's a great lens ... you're going to love it ! J
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Un-believable lens!!!! I was not expecting it to be *this* good.
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QuoteOriginally posted by LaurenOE Quote
Un-believable lens!!!!
We'll take that as you being a happy bunny then.

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We'll take that as you being a happy bunny then.
YES!

What a seriously nice/sharp lens. Great stuff.
Now off to my yard for some more pictures!
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Don't forget to share them with us, Lauren!

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grats, it's a lovely lens. I just had a field trip with it to local rose garden and was pleased with the results.
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Tamron 90 is better!

j/k

Having read tons of reviews now, it seems like all of the 90-105mm macro lenses more or less share the same level of sharpness.

And yes, dayum! is what I felt too. Enjoy!

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Ok, here are some that I *just* took.
I grabbed my ring-light and headed out to the patio to see what I could see.












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Gross pics, but anyhow I share your enthusiasm. This thing just cannot take a soft image, short of deliberately missfocussing. (Even there, the narrow FOV helps nail the focus target. ) It's the sharpest of all my primes (15, 21, 31, 40's, 50's, 55, and 100), by a large margin, at all apertures.

On that subject, the only bad thing I have to say about the lens is the long focus throw without the range limiter, where the AF can get fooled and cycle through the whole range. It's a very minor issue to me but feel compelled to acknowledge it because I know it bugs some others.
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And what is that gross web thing?
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Gross pics, but anyhow I share your enthusiasm. This thing just cannot take a soft image, short of deliberately missfocussing. (Even there, the narrow FOV helps nail the focus target. ) It's the sharpest of all my primes (15, 21, 31, 40's, 50's, 55, and 100), by a large margin, at all apertures.

On that subject, the only bad thing I have to say about the lens is the long focus throw without the range limiter, where the AF can get fooled and cycle through the whole range. It's a very minor issue to me but feel compelled to acknowledge it because I know it bugs some others.
Yeah, I'm not a big *bug* fan, but they were small and *there* so they got their picture taken!

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And what is that gross web thing?
That is a little screw on my pool enclosure.
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Here is a crazy crop of the image above - which already was a crop!

(click on the image)

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I'm jealous- I'm saving up for the DFA100 WR at the moment, hoping the price doesn't go up!
Its the perfect gap filler for me getting a macro and telephoto prime for my K7 and will be an excellent ultra macro/long tele lens for the Q! B)
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Congrats on your new addition Lauren!
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