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10-23-2019, 06:33 PM   #61
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QuoteOriginally posted by bdery Quote
For me, as stated here, it has to be the FA31 Limited.

I know, I know, I'm speaking against gospel.

As fine as it is optically, the focal length never did it for me and it's one of the few lenses that I really didn't mind seeing leave.
Yeah, I'm still a bit lukewarm on mine as well tho I haven't truly given it a chance. It's one of those 'tweeners for me, not what I'd usually reach for if shooting portraits/people stuff nor what I'd feel a need to carry for landscapes tho I have done both. I suppose it hasn't impressed me yet since it tend to leave it behind so often.

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QuoteOriginally posted by gatorguy Quote
It's one of those 'tweeners for me, not what I'd usually reach for if shooting portraits/people stuff nor what I'd feel a need to carry for landscapes
Exactly. Very well put.
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Da 55-300

I had a DA 55-300 (metal mount) when it first came out. It was not a good lens, decentered in various different directions according to focal length setting. It went all the way back to Tokyo to be sorted, and came back even worse. Later I got a cheap second-hand deal on the plastic-mount version, which is actually much better, ironically. But it has never really gained my affections.
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I picked up a Takumar 35mm f/2.3 two years ago. It is a great lens that is capable of some wonderful things, but one has to work at it. I seldomly use it. Here is one of my best efforts.



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