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Leftee
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Jun 30th, 2017 08:04 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I'll play along. New Tracking Number Day. I'll give you a hint. It's of no use to you Nikonistas.

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Jun 30th, 2017 08:25 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Canon ELPH SD630 Point and Shoot Digital Camera 6MP ?

$12 on eBay.

Leftee
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Jun 30th, 2017 08:26 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Oh so close.

You got the brand (big surprise there).

Leftee
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Jun 30th, 2017 09:21 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Another lame hint.

I've longed for this.

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Jun 30th, 2017 10:28 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

100-400mm? Guess it depends on the the amount of longing.. 😀

Leftee
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Jun 30th, 2017 11:47 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I didn't long quite that much.

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De ville
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Jun 30th, 2017 12:02 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Cool! That's purdy! Congratulations! I bet you're going to love it. Be sure to report on it and post some photos when you're ready.

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Hey, how 'bout a fandango?
Jun 30th, 2017 12:04 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Well, that's just beautiful!

Leftee
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Jun 30th, 2017 12:18 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Thanks!

I bought a "used - very good" one. That saved me @$400. Should be here tomorrow.

This will be the longest lens I own. And I can, in theory, put it on my T6s reaching to an equivalent 480mm. I will play around with that configuration as well.

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Jun 30th, 2017 12:19 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

"Another lame hint.

I've longed for this."

Eva Longoria? Well, a white Canon lens is good, too.

Hammond101
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Jun 30th, 2017 01:54 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Oooh Baby that's nice!

Leftee
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Jun 30th, 2017 02:08 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Thanks all. I'm really looking forward to this. I've got a stay-cation coming up in two weeks and I want to stalk the wildlife around the lake behind us. Given the distances involved this should do well. I normally have taken my T6s w/55-250 out for this duty. Looking forward to stepping into the full-frame world.

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Jun 30th, 2017 02:16 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Hmmm.

What if you need to take photos of Strats?

You didn't think about THAT, didja?

I dint think so.

Leftee
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Jun 30th, 2017 02:20 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I can sneak up on them in the wild... but I don't have to get too close and spook 'em.

Have you ever even seen a Strat in the wild?

I dint think so.

Chris Greene
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Hey, how 'bout a fandango?
Jun 30th, 2017 04:29 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I'm waiting until Fuji puts their 55-200 lens on sale. That along with the 18-55 kit lens I already own will go very nicely on my X-Pro 1.

Leftee
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Jun 30th, 2017 05:55 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

On my 6D this gives me a range from 17mm out to 300mm. All "L" series glass. For shallow DOF I have a couple of primes that do that extremely well.

Leftee
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Jul 1st, 2017 02:18 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

No images to post yet.

This thing is a beast! Superb performance as well. I've never been disappointed in Canon L series glass and this one is no exception.

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Jul 1st, 2017 05:59 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

You can't rush these things, man.

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Jul 1st, 2017 06:38 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

;-)

Leftee
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Jul 2nd, 2017 06:01 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I've taken a few "let's try this thing out" images with nice success. This lens is, like pretty-much all Canon L glass, tack-sharp. The IS is excellent, which is good because this is a heavy lens (for me any ways). I probably need to work out more. ;-)

I noted that my images were a bit overexposed. Sometimes I lean this way anyways, but these were another stop beyond that.

If I walk around downtown with it I'll look like some sort of paparazzi.

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