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    anyone using the 500D closeup attachment?

    BowerR et al,
    Are any of you "macrophiles" using the canon 500D closeup filter with your S2 or S3? I recently purchased, but can't seem to figure out the conditions under which it works best, e.g.,...
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    So am I correct in assuming that the K100D is...

    So am I correct in assuming that the K100D is basically just the ist DS w/shake reduction? is it the same sensor? or have they improved the sensor? Forgive me if these questions have already been...
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    thanks

    Thanks Cpt, -- I will start saving my pennies.
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    Pentax 8-megapixel dSLR?

    Does anyone know when/if Pentax has plans to come out with an 8-megapixel (or higher) digital SLR camera? Or any significant improvements to the ist DS? And I don't just mean a bigger LCD on the...
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    Sounds like a great price... yaay for Ebay;...

    Sounds like a great price... yaay for Ebay;
    thanks for the info,
    H
  6. MatH, you won't regret it... silver, black --...

    MatH, you won't regret it... silver, black -- makes no difference. The ist DS is a fine camera. I am learning new things about it every time I shoot; it's a versatile little system that puts my...
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    Thanks Sarah Joyce, My budget is so tight these...

    Thanks Sarah Joyce,
    My budget is so tight these days... I may just get the Sigma 55-200 in the meantime. It seems like a decent zoom, but not much macro capability.
    One day I will have the money...
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    thanks

    J,
    many thanks -- I'll check them out!
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    Decent Macro Zooms for ist DS?

    Has anyone used (or seen reliable reviews of) the Sigma 28-300 mm f/3.5-6.3 Macro AF for Pentax? Seems to have decent specs and a reasonable price (~$260)... More generally: can anyone recommend a...
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    WW, another excellent shot. Keep 'em coming :)

    WW, another excellent shot. Keep 'em coming :)
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    J, thanks for your take on the Tokina lens......

    J,
    thanks for your take on the Tokina lens... btw, I love many of the shots in your gallery, especially those closeups of the honey bees on flowers! [and that weathered fencepost in the Outback --...
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    WW, Thanks for the quick response! I have been...

    WW, Thanks for the quick response! I have been using Av and Macro mode a lot of the time. I like the idea of using the shutter-priority strategy. Hopefully I will have some decent shots to share...
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    WightWalker, I'm brand new to this forum, having...

    WightWalker, I'm brand new to this forum, having just purchased the ist DS, and am still on a bit of a learning curve. Just wanted to say how much I really appreciate all your posts w/photos -- and...
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