Canon 35mm f/2 IS USM

siegsAR

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Re: Canon 35mm F2 IS

I got mine today, bought it pre-owned at roughly $460. It was bought stateside by a photo studio owner, still in excellent condition and can pass as new.

Anyway, I'm still testing it now. Pics to follow.
 

TeT

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Feb 17, 2014
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There is no reason not to like this lens...



There is no reason to not like this lens...


My knowledge of grammar fails me... are both of the above correct?
 
May 8, 2013
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TeT said:
There is no reason not to like this lens...

There is no reason to not like this lens...


My knowledge of grammar fails me... are both of the above correct?
To be honest, both ain't writtin' English good. :)

There was a time when a double negative was acceptable grammar. However, under our current "rules" of grammer, double negatives should be avoided in order to reduce confusion.

"There is no reason to dislike this lens" would be much better if one wishes to structure the sentence using a negative. But it is important to understand that "there is no reason to dislike this lens" is not the same as "there are reasons to like this lens".
 

privatebydesign

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TeT said:
There is no reason not to like this lens...



There is no reason to not like this lens...


My knowledge of grammar fails me... are both of the above correct?
They are both awkward, but the first one would commonly be considered to be splitting the infinitive, 'to not like' splits 'to like', so generally 'not to like' would be considered less awkward.

However 'There is no reason to dislike this lens' sounds and reads much better and is easier to understand.
 

dlee13

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May 13, 2014
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Re: Canon 35mm F2 IS

TeT said:
There is no reason not to like this lens...



There is no reason to not like this lens...


My knowledge of grammar fails me... are both of the above correct?
I think it would be the second one, but the first one sounds sort of fine to me as well. My girlfriend has been trying to teach me a second language and as I learn that, my English gets worse and worse ::) lol.

AcutancePhotography said:
Those are some pretty nice shots! At that price, I think you have a winner
This lens is very underrated, I would buy it 10 times over since I love it that much!
 

e17paul

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Oct 8, 2013
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Re: Canon 35mm F2 IS

This thread is inspiring. The 35 IS has just sailed past the 100L to the top of my wish list.

The current 35L seems almost pointless.
 

dlee13

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May 13, 2014
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Re: Canon 35mm F2 IS

e17paul said:
This thread is inspiring. The 35 IS has just sailed past the 100L to the top of my wish list.

The current 35L seems almost pointless.
I own both and although the 100L is an amazing the lens, there's just something about the 35 IS that makes it my favourite.
 

zim

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Re: Canon 35mm F2 IS

AcutancePhotography said:
There was a time when a double negative was acceptable grammar. However, under our current "rules" of grammer, double negatives should be avoided in order to reduce confusion.
Aye Right ;)