What is your most recent (alt) lens purchase?
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Peire
Registered: Apr 27, 2010
Total Posts: 2334
Country: Poland

No,just creep,not breeding (I'm not into video at all).



freaklikeme
Registered: Apr 08, 2005
Total Posts: 7225
Country: United States

Peire wrote:
No,just creep,not breeding (I'm not into video at all).


I wish I could get my lenses to breed. I've tried to set the mood for the APO-Elmarit-R 100 and Summilux-M 50, soft lighting, Barry White on the stereo, time alone, but so far this has not yielded the APO-Summicron 75 for which I'd hoped.



carstenw
Registered: Dec 26, 2005
Total Posts: 16163
Country: Germany

Hehehe.



weezintrumpete
Registered: May 18, 2005
Total Posts: 2309
Country: United States

Not a lens, but it comes with a lens: X100S



BenV
Registered: Jan 01, 2008
Total Posts: 8261
Country: United States

Not sure if it counts, but the Sigma 35



carstenw
Registered: Dec 26, 2005
Total Posts: 16163
Country: Germany

Mamiya RZ67 65mm and 90mm lenses. I paid a good price for the 65mm, but too much for the 90mm, a little of which I get back by not paying shipping twice, and a little by buying a very nice copy. Still, I could have bought the 90mm for quite a bit less.



LightShow
Registered: Aug 03, 2009
Total Posts: 5891
Country: Canada

@ freak



freaklikeme
Registered: Apr 08, 2005
Total Posts: 7225
Country: United States

Carsten and James- glad I could contribute to your chuckles for the day.

Ben- when did Siggys stop counting? Given their rise in popularity, I'm surprised we don't have a Sigma lens thread like we have for other brands.

Carsten- I've done that. Convenience is the scourge of savings accounts everywhere. But, if they make you want to use them, then they were worth every pfennig (or whatever the Euro-coin is called).

Today I found this ZM C Biogon 21/4.5 on the boards and picked it up for the GXR. I also found a used wired remote for the GXR at B&H that will ship on Wednesday apparently. The tiny pano kit is coming together nicely.



pdmphoto
Registered: Jan 02, 2005
Total Posts: 3938
Country: United States

Mine has very minimal creeping, just a few mm's.

Peire wrote:
No,just creep,not breeding (I'm not into video at all).




Gerbrand
Registered: Oct 17, 2004
Total Posts: 27
Country: Netherlands

I picked up a Meyer-Optik G÷rlitz Orestor 2.8/135 last week. Itching to give the bokeh monster a go on my 50D :-)



pburke
Registered: Oct 08, 2010
Total Posts: 3009
Country: United States

Rokinon 14mm f2.8 (not chipped) on its way



redisburning
Registered: Jul 16, 2011
Total Posts: 1095
Country: United States

weezintrumpete wrote:
Not a lens, but it comes with a lens: X100S


nice Patrick.

just purchased a 35/2 biogon myself.



Peire
Registered: Apr 27, 2010
Total Posts: 2334
Country: Poland

Konica Hexanon 135/3.2 (only 1m mfd) and Hexanon 40/1.8 (number 100 in my stable )

Biogon 35/2 is a very decent lens,but it has a bad luck being in between 28/2.8 and 45/2,so I use it quite rare.



trainerKEN
Registered: Apr 03, 2013
Total Posts: 5
Country: Canada

Minolta 80-200mm f2.8 APO G



lsutigerfan
Registered: Jun 25, 2012
Total Posts: 868
Country: N/A

@ TrainerKen, that's a beautiful piece of glass. Not a bad-looking camera, etiher : )

Should "pull" some sharp images with that setup



twoeye
Registered: Jan 14, 2011
Total Posts: 749
Country: Norway

Received my Contax Zeiss Sonnar 2,8/85 yesterday.
Perfect small telephoto lens for a light walkaround kit.

Winter seems to be peaking with five feet of snow in Troms°:







johnahill
Registered: Jan 08, 2006
Total Posts: 3390
Country: United Kingdom

I too have a Siggy 35 on the way



arstein
Registered: Feb 26, 2002
Total Posts: 116
Country: United States


65mm by arstein1, on Flickr



plasticmotif
Registered: Sep 23, 2010
Total Posts: 960
Country: United States

One of my favorites. Congrats.



Peire
Registered: Apr 27, 2010
Total Posts: 2334
Country: Poland

Hexanon 200/3.5 EE and 50/1.7 AE (another,newer).

Hexanons are truly extraordinary.Sharp,neutral colours,very good contrast and much low than average CA.100/2.8,50/1.4,50/1.7,135/3.2 and 40/1.8 Hexanons are excellent.All can match their Zeiss C/Y equivalents in the sharpness department and win them by lower overall level of CA.24/2.8 AE,35/2.8 6-lenser EE and 28/3.5 7-lenser EE are very good as well.



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