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Lenses / Re: A Big Lens Announcement in September? [CR1]
« on: August 29, 2013, 08:54:34 AM »
200mm macro to replace the elderly 180?

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I have just been contemplating that particular choice, and I went for the 5D II.

What tipped it? - partly I think the fact that Canon rate the 5DII as 'Platinum' level camera and the 6D as a 'Silver' level camera for CPS membership.

I am not a member - dont have enough stuff yet (how do I put the sad smiley in here?), but to me it says quite a lot about what Canon think of these 2 in terms of professional use.....Just my 2 cents, as the guys across the pond say.

jon

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Canon General / Re: Hey Canon, I've got cash to burn, but...
« on: January 15, 2013, 01:49:37 PM »
(Zeiss is sooo 60's tech).

The Zeiss lens is based on a symmetrical Planar design originally invented in 1896....and the 100mm Macro-Planar is a formidable competitor to either of the 2 Canon 100m macro lenses we have now

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