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Old 03-21-2013, 08:57 PM
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Old 06-11-2013, 01:23 PM
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I want to sell my 24-105 and pick up a prime for landscape / rolling shots. Any suggestions? My options as I see it:

Sigma 24 f/1.4 - $550
Sigma 30 f/1.4 - $450
Canon 35 f/2 - $289 (top pick I think)
Canon 40 4/1.8 - $150

or go with a Canon 17-40 f/4L - $550 used

Keep in mind I'm trying to save some money here. The 24-105 is not a bad lens by any means but it isn't as sharp as my primes and that bugs me. I can probably get about $750 for it so I'd like to save as much cash as possible when replacing it.

Would a 35mm be wide enough for rolling shots on a full frame body? I guess if it comes down to it I could go and shoot some practice ones of the Benz at 35mm to see.
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Old 06-11-2013, 08:23 PM
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Bought the 17-40 a couple of months ago and I'm loving it. It's nice to have the flexibility when doing rolling shots and it's nice and sharp. Also great for architecture.
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Old 06-12-2013, 12:51 AM
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35mm on full frame is decent for rolling shots. Wide without distortion.

I will say the Sigma primes are getting gushy reviews these days, might be worth a hard look. I've had good luck with their short zooms.
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My HP photosmart B8550 is nearing end of life - have to move the upper tray into position
by hand to do small prints, clean the heads a lot, looking pretty messy inside, and am having
some communication problems with various other software despite uninstalling and reinstalling
the HP software, etc.
I'm thinking of retiring it when I finish the current batch of inks.

Anybody have any experience with the HP OfficeJet 7110 Wide Format printer?
It looks reasonable for $200, which is what I spent on the B5500 a few years ago.
I don't want to spend an arm and a leg for something I will use as a combination general
purpose and photo printer, nor do I want an all in one printer-scanner-fax, and I have a
lot of HP photo paper in 4x6, 5x7, 8.5x11, 11x17, and 13x19. I have read that HP photo
paper works poorly in Epson and possibly Canon photo printers.
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I'm pretty tempted to sell off my Canon XTi and lenses and buy a Fujifilm X100s... Anyone have one, or something like it? I seem to recall someone buying the previous version and loving it. The only concern I would have is not liking the lens, but it seems like it's a well rounded lens and camera. Excellent quality, smaller packaging, a little easier to use.

http://www.fujifilmusa.com/products/...ujifilm_x100s/
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Old 06-17-2013, 09:28 PM
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they're supposed to be fantastic, not to mention the design is sex on a stick.

I'm not sure what the difference is, but I have a friend who uses this and loves it to death.
http://www.amazon.com/Fujifilm-X-E1-...=5336653614-20

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/crmarks/sets/
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Fuji X series forum: http://www.fujixseries.com/
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Old 06-19-2013, 01:35 PM
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Thanks for pushing me a little closer to the edge...
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I wish I knew more about them honestly. I don't know that I would recommend selling your DSLR unless the issue you have is it's size, but I'm sure they'd produce fantastic pictures.
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Old 06-19-2013, 01:55 PM
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The thing I've realized is I'm at a point where iPhone photos are fun, but I want better quality at times so that I can print my photos. The DSLR offers that, but I rarely take it out because I always feel like it's too much of a hassle between carrying a bag, swapping lenses out, etc. If I just want to go for a hike or bike ride and get some photos along the way I don't want it to become a photo shoot. I may be wrong, but a small and portable camera that offers excellent quality seems like the better fit for me.

I'm sure I'd sell it all and love this camera, but then eventually want to have the "next step" with lenses and all...
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Yeah, that's a tough decision for sure.
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I am in kind of the same place. I love my d90 but it is huge and I would like something I can take with my in a cargo pocket that has a viewfinder. It is really hard to use the cellphone outdoors here in phx during the day.

I was looking at the sony nex-6 or 7. I forgot fuji it looks amazing.
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I have the fujifilm x100, not the S. I love that camera so much! It stays in my chrome bag everywhere I go and I awlays have it on me... If fujifilm keeps up the good work I may ditch canon someday so shoot with fujifilms... I find myself using the fuji and my hasselblad these days.
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