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Re: Realistic wish lens
« Reply #30 on: October 27, 2011, 05:20:41 PM »
EFS 15-85 f/4 IS USM...

+1  I'd gladly sacrifice the partial stop at the wide end for a constant aperture. I'd even prefer this to a 15-60 f/2/8.
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Re: Realistic wish lens
« Reply #31 on: October 28, 2011, 02:46:55 PM »
I have an old 22.5-90 f1.5 Bell and Howell, c-mount probably.  I'd like to see an ef-s 22.5-90 f1.5! Surely it would only cost a few thousand, right? But, what a lens for weddings and events!
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Re: Realistic wish lens
« Reply #32 on: October 28, 2011, 05:14:39 PM »
Something like a 6400mm telescope with GPS sky tracking mount.

If Canon doesn't choose to make it, they should work together with Meade or a different telescope maker to make sure everything works nicely...
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Re: Realistic wish lens
« Reply #33 on: October 29, 2011, 01:29:07 AM »
A normal zoom that goes wider than 24mm would be useful as a walkaround landscale lens, something like say a 20-70 f/4 IS.  Personally I find that longer tele and more extreme UWA are things I stop and take my time with so a lens change is less of an incovenience but pushing into the upper end of UWA is something I do quite often when taking quick shots.

Maybe the start of a linked up system of landscape lenses? 12-20 f/4, 20-70 f/4 IS, 70-200 f/4 IS

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Re: Realistic wish lens
« Reply #34 on: October 30, 2011, 07:27:39 PM »
Something like a 6400mm telescope with GPS sky tracking mount.

If Canon doesn't choose to make it, they should work together with Meade or a different telescope maker to make sure everything works nicely...

now THAT would be fun! an integrated connection that allows full control from the camera i would like to have a go at astrophotography never tried it yet
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Re: Realistic wish lens
« Reply #35 on: November 04, 2011, 08:56:48 AM »
as of now, we do have an EF 14.5-60 which is faster than f2.8 (t2.6) with list price of $45,000 :o
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Re: Realistic wish lens
« Reply #36 on: November 04, 2011, 09:14:04 AM »
But it's only super 35, which NeuroAnatomist just told me is really only ASP-C!!! A 14-60 EF-S would be a wonderful lens! Especially if they slapped some IS in there...
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« Reply #36 on: November 04, 2011, 09:14:04 AM »

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Re: Realistic wish lens
« Reply #37 on: November 04, 2011, 09:15:33 AM »
My dream lens is a 7-800mm f/1.2 IS that weighs 1/4 pound and has perfect sharpness all over and cost $20 US.  If they can make a little robot that flies to mars and drives around doing science experiments there is NO reason why my dream lens can't happen.

Sooner or later if humans don't extinct themselves first, optics will move into the field of organics and genetic engineering.  Think something like, a cloned eagle eye developed in a laboratory.  So sooner or later you'll likely get your wish, just maybe not in the form you originally had in mind.  Don't laugh, it's probably not even as far away as we might imagine, and it would probably lend itself better to a DIY project than grinding your own glass with a dremil.

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Re: Realistic wish lens
« Reply #38 on: November 04, 2011, 09:30:23 AM »
My dream lens is a 7-800mm f/1.2 IS that weighs 1/4 pound and has perfect sharpness all over and cost $20 US.  If they can make a little robot that flies to mars and drives around doing science experiments there is NO reason why my dream lens can't happen.

Sooner or later if humans don't extinct themselves first, optics will move into the field of organics and genetic engineering.  Think something like, a cloned eagle eye developed in a laboratory.  So sooner or later you'll likely get your wish, just maybe not in the form you originally had in mind.  Don't laugh, it's probably not even as far away as we might imagine, and it would probably lend itself better to a DIY project than grinding your own glass with a dremil.

Imagine being the first photographer on Mars...
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Re: Realistic wish lens
« Reply #39 on: November 04, 2011, 10:25:14 AM »
EF 24-50mm f/1.4L USM
EF 35-70mm f/2L IS USM

EFS 45-125 f/2.8 IS USM (the EFS equivalent to the 70-200 mm)
How about a Canon EF 50-150mm f/2.8L IS USM, because the Sigma one is sub-par.
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Re: Realistic wish lens
« Reply #40 on: November 04, 2011, 11:47:39 AM »
EF 12-24 f/1,4 L is
EF 28-135 f/2,8 L is
EF 135-400 f/4,0 L is with inner focus so the lens does not change in lenght when i`m zooming

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Re: Realistic wish lens
« Reply #41 on: November 04, 2011, 11:51:14 AM »
A compact, lightweight, EF-S 15-45 F2.8

I would prefer if canon opted for lightness instead of toughness...

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Re: Realistic wish lens
« Reply #42 on: November 04, 2011, 01:31:01 PM »
My dream lens is a 7-800mm f/1.2 IS that weighs 1/4 pound and has perfect sharpness all over and cost $20 US.  If they can make a little robot that flies to mars and drives around doing science experiments there is NO reason why my dream lens can't happen.

Sooner or later if humans don't extinct themselves first, optics will move into the field of organics and genetic engineering.  Think something like, a cloned eagle eye developed in a laboratory.  So sooner or later you'll likely get your wish, just maybe not in the form you originally had in mind.  Don't laugh, it's probably not even as far away as we might imagine, and it would probably lend itself better to a DIY project than grinding your own glass with a dremil.

It is highly doable if you want your sensor to be 2mm X 2mm or smaller

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Re: Realistic wish lens
« Reply #42 on: November 04, 2011, 01:31:01 PM »

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Re: Realistic wish lens
« Reply #43 on: November 04, 2011, 02:24:44 PM »
Whatever it is, it's f/2.0 or faster across the board and has IS & a sweet bokeh.  If it's a zoom, I really don't need more than a 2x zoom range (unless it's a "standard" zoom trying to do wide & tele, but now we're dreaming).  Short/fat is preferable to long/skinny.

Also, I very much like the idea of the integrated switchable 1.4x teleconverter as an alternative to mega-range variable-aperture zooms (I'm looking at you, 100-400L).  The big lump on the side is less cool, but it beats schlepping a TC on & off by a long shot.

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Re: Realistic wish lens
« Reply #44 on: November 06, 2011, 06:17:08 PM »
I'd like to see a 24mm f/1.8 or f/2 prime and a 17-50mm f/4L IS to round out my ideal landscape setup. 
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Re: Realistic wish lens
« Reply #44 on: November 06, 2011, 06:17:08 PM »