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  1. #1
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    Red face A decent lens deal ... for a walkaround

    On one of the other boards ... a 16-105 came up. You guys might want to take a look.
    Don Schap - BFA, Digital Photography
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    Look, I did not create the optical laws of the Universe ... I simply learned to deal with them.
    Remember: It is usually the GLASS, not the camera (except for moving to Full Frame), that gives you the most improvement in your photography.

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    i would in a heartbeat but now i have to save for a crib and stroller
    also been wanting the Minolta 28-135mm as well.
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    Wow, thats tough. I'm still leaning towards the 24-105 because it's a stop faster on the long end (and there's an almost new one on ebay for just over $200), but that same long end is covered pretty well with the beercan if I need it.

    I'm really happy with the 28-85mm so far (that lens needs a nickname) and now I've been thinking about picking up the new Tamron 10-24mm to go with the 28-85 instead of the 17-50.... but maybe I should get that 16-105, then just buy a couple of primes for bigger aperture stuff. So many choices!
    Jason Hamilton
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    EOS 5D - Canon EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM, EF 35 f/2, EF 50mm f/1.8 Mk II, EF 70-210 f/3.5-4.5 USM, EF 85mm f/1.8 USM, EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro, Helios 44-2 58mm f/2 (with EOS adapter), 430EX, Canon S90
    Nikon FE - Nikkor 35mm f/2 AI'd, Nikkor 50mm f/1.8 AI, Nikkor 105mm f/2.5 AI, F to EF adapter, 2xVivitar 285, other lighting stuff
    Mamiya C220 - 80mm f/2.8

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