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Good deal on the 35mm 1.4?
« on: January 11, 2012, 02:10:30 PM »
Hey guys, I did a search before posting this...

I just ordered the Canon 35mm 1.4 from B&H for $1255 w/ free shipping.

Is that a good deal?

I feel like it indeed is a good price considering it was $1400 just before Christmas.

Just looking for a little forum confirmation.

Thanks guys!

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Re: Good deal on the 35mm 1.4?
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2012, 02:17:28 PM »
Yes, it's a very good deal!
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Re: Good deal on the 35mm 1.4?
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2012, 02:57:33 PM »
I paid about $1300 1-1/2 years ago for mine, so with price increases since then, its a good deal.

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Re: Good deal on the 35mm 1.4?
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2012, 03:16:49 PM »
I think I paid 1275.00 for mine used.  So you got a great deal.  There is talk about a version II coming soon, but I have my doubts.  The only lens we know for sure is the 24-70 MK II.
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Re: Good deal on the 35mm 1.4?
« Reply #4 on: January 11, 2012, 03:53:57 PM »
Picked it up for the same price a few weeks back along with a 135mm f2L. Haven't really tried the 135 besides testing for issues because the 35 is so much fun! Good deal, great lens!

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« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2012, 03:58:44 PM »
Not only a good deal but a good value as well.  All you need to do now is start shooting with it  ;D!
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« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2012, 04:03:02 PM »
Not a bad deal, but you could've saved a bit more if you had ordered it from Abes of maine with $15 coupon (code: Loyalty15), the price comes out to $1,244.95 with free shipping. Add in to that another 2% cash back (which you get after ~3 months) if you sign up and go thru bigcrumbs.com and you final price for that lens: $1220

I'm going to be ordering that lens later today so if anyone here has a better deal, please do share :)
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Re: Good deal on the 35mm 1.4?
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Re: Good deal on the 35mm 1.4?
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2012, 04:06:41 PM »
Yes, it's a very good deal!
I paid about $1300 1-1/2 years ago for mine, so with price increases since then, its a good deal.
I think I paid 1275.00 for mine used.  So you got a great deal.  There is talk about a version II coming soon, but I have my doubts.  The only lens we know for sure is the 24-70 MK II.
Picked it up for the same price a few weeks back along with a 135mm f2L. Haven't really tried the 135 besides testing for issues because the 35 is so much fun! Good deal, great lens!
Not only a good deal but a good value as well.  All you need to do now is start shooting with it  ;D!

Thanks for the feedback guys.  I can now rest easy at night!

Not a bad deal, but you could've saved a bit more if you had ordered it from Abes of maine with $15 coupon (code: Loyalty15), the price comes out to $1,244.95 with free shipping. Add in to that another 2% cash back (which you get after ~3 months) if you sign up and go thru bigcrumbs.com and you final price for that lens: $1220

I'm going to be ordering that lens later today so if anyone here has a better deal, please do share :)


I would say I search pretty deep, but not that deep!  Great find and apparently your deal is a SUPER deal!!!

Again, thanks so much!

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Re: Good deal on the 35mm 1.4?
« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2012, 04:06:41 PM »