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Archie
05-05-2007, 04:40
Hi,

here's a link to a 85mm f2.0: http://www.photo.net/gc/view-one?classified_ad_id=682050

I thought about buying it, but I'll get a 100mm instead.

Well a quick question regarding a 135mm f2.8, there's one on e-bay with caps and case for 115 $ (85 €), that's a good price or what would you say? Condition seems exc
Bought it, too late :D

Regards
Archie

zuikomatt
05-05-2007, 06:02
I think, the price for 135/2,8 is good. But how much will it cost to get it to Vienna?
VAt+custom duty+postage...( I have one for sale, price is 95Euro and the buyer is there too :-) )
The same for 85/2 -I'm looking for that lens, but I prefer to buy it from Eurppe...

ferider
05-05-2007, 06:58
Good price for the 135, congrats. They run around US 130 in EXC condition at KEH.
One of the most underestimated Zuikos, in my opionion, great lens !

Roland.

Archie
05-05-2007, 08:55
well Martin, I'll ship it to a friend in Germany, so shipping will be 7 €. I'll get it over the boarder then, as I'm living quite close to it.

Yeah Roland, it really seems it's in Exc including front and rear caps and a case in exc condition.

shadowfox
05-07-2007, 06:27
Archie: Just curious, why did you choose the 100mm over the 85mm/2, btw, that price on the photo.net classified is *very* good for that lens in the condition that he specified.

Archie
05-10-2007, 23:49
well I do a lot of concert and stage stuff lately, so there would be 2 possibilities: 50mm (+35) 85mm (+50) 135mm or 50mm (+50) 100mm (+35) 135mm and due to my experience with my minolta xe (where i have the second version with a 100mm) I started to like that focal length. It was not too close but also not too far away, as you often have a larger distance between you and the main subject. Well I saw a 100mm f2 at ebay which sold at 622 € or so, but I'll limit myself to a f2.8 as I do not really need that stop. But I didn't buy one till now, as I'm currently thinking over my style of photography as I wanna change it, but I'm not sure which way / genre I'll give a try.

Archie
05-19-2007, 02:08
just a short additional question, has anybody have some information regarding the tamron 80-200 f2.8?