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06-10-2009, 09:20 PM   #46
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QuoteOriginally posted by CGJung Quote
Tak 55/1.8 is a bargain, but IMHO the real bargain is Tak 55/2; many overlooked the later one. AFAIK, 55/1.8 and 55/2 essentially have identical optical design, with 55/2 have stop limit at f2, so it can be marketed with lower end camera.

I tend to agree!


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Thank you to everybody for all of your input!

Really, when it all comes down to it, both the FA43 and K55 have different strengths and could easily sit side by side in a camera bag. Which one I would use would depend on what I'm wanting to use it for.

Basically, I've decided to keep the FA43. If I were to sell it, I might get seller's regret like I did with the last one I sold, so I'm hanging onto it. As for the K55. I do like the bokeh on it a lot; as to whether or not I'll actually keep it, I haven't really decided. I've given some thought to picking up one of the Raynox macro adapters to use on it, the 43, and the 55-300.

We'll see...


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