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Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8

Review Date: Aug 29, 2006 Recommend? yes | Price paid: Not Indicated | Rating: 10 

Pros: 'Very' sharp and wonderfull lens! (Waw). TS of course! Construction is super.
Some flair in backlight. Cheap and strange looking lenshood.

As sharp as my 135mm f2! (My favourith lens). Better than 70-200 L IS USM at 90mm! Great for table top. Gives photography another dimension. A lens I keep in my bag. Thinking about bying the 24 mm as wel.

Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM

Review Date: Jan 7, 2006 Recommend? yes | Price paid: Not Indicated | Rating: 10 

Pros: Together with my 135mm F2 L USM and 300mm F2,8 L USM the best lens i have. Incredibly sharp! As scharp as some Leica lenses i have. A keeper. Much better on 35mm then my zoom 17-40mm F4 L USM! Great lens in low light! Use it on my 5D now:) Waw! If you have the money for it, well then buy it very soon.

Tokina 17mm f/3.5 AT-X 17 AF PRO

Review Date: Dec 31, 2005 Recommend? yes | Price paid: Not Indicated | Rating: 10 

Pros: Very well build. Feels like a good lens and it actually is. I use it on Canon 5D. Needs to stop down untill at least f5,6 - f8! Better then my Canon 17-40mm f4 L USM at 17mm! Almost no distortion. AF is ok. Not like my Canon L lenses of course. But i never use AF with such wide angle lenses. With f8 you have a depth of field from 0,5m untill unending! For its price a super lens!
Lens flare! Maybe because of lens hood? My Canon 16-35 f2,8 L USM had the same problem at 16mm. I sould it.

Sigma 50mm f2.8 EX Macro 1:1 Lens

Review Date: Apr 7, 2005 Recommend? yes | Price paid: Not Indicated | Rating: 9 

Pros: Nicely build, cheap and razer sharp between f5,6 & f16.

The first lens from Sigma i ever bought! (Was a bit afraid actually). I am using Canon and Leica glass. Owned the Canon macro EF 100mm f2,8 USM. (I sold it because macro is not really my thing and i have lots off other Canon glass). I own Leica elmarit macro 60mm f2,8 wich i use on my Canon digital body's with adapter from Novoflex. (Not any more)! My Leica glass is not giving me better pictures then this Sigma. I really was suprised with the quality of this lightweight. Don't be afraid to buy it! Very nice lens!

Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM

Review Date: Jan 12, 2004 Recommend? yes | Price paid: Not Indicated | Rating: 10 

Pros: Razer sharp! Build for life.

Together with 135mm f2 'the' lens! Even with extender 2X. As good as some of my Leica lenses! And believe me... that means something! By the way, i always use monopod with this one. It is rather heavy, so 'IS' is not that important for me.