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Old    Cal (phenom_1819)      Join Date: Jan 2008       06-12-2009, 4:29 PM Reply   
...and cannot tell you how excited I am for it to show up on Thursday.

I was going to upgrade from my POS entry-level 75-300mm to a mid-grade 70-300mm lens... until I searched the crap out of wakeworld and read every damn review and looked at every photo on amazon.com... and I know it's the photographer that makes a great photo, not the lens... but in the long run it seems the $350 difference to the L lens will be well worth it.

Now... to explain why I NEEDED this to the significant other...

(Message edited by phenom_1819 on June 12, 2009)
Old    Billy Boozer (bboozer)      Join Date: Apr 2007       06-12-2009, 5:09 PM Reply   
LOL... I know where you are... I just got my 40D today and I have a LOT to learn... The Wife is supportive, and I told her it was to get better pics of the baby (7 1/2 months old)... I have read all about that same lens and that will be another purchase down the road.... Let us know how you explained it....
Old    Randy Scagliotti (wakedad33)      Join Date: Oct 2005       06-12-2009, 5:32 PM Reply   
You will love it, post up some shots when you get it. Did you get the IS? My favorite lens by far.
Old    Rich Dykmans (richd)      Join Date: Oct 2003       06-12-2009, 6:44 PM Reply   
Some of the world's greatest photos are technically very sharp. Why take a great photo and have it look sharp too? When you get that once is a lifetime shot you don't want to wish you had a better lens onboard.
Old    Cal (phenom_1819)      Join Date: Jan 2008       06-12-2009, 10:42 PM Reply   
She took it a lot better than I though she would. Will be posting shots soon. And yes, I did get the IS version.

Rich, exactly how I justified it...
Old    Cal (phenom_1819)      Join Date: Jan 2008       07-16-2009, 12:08 PM Reply   
Had a chance to really test out the new lens in Portland this past weekend for PDXwake.com's WakeUp event... Mike Ennen was the special guest, which made for a fun learning experience... I still have a lot to learn, but did get a few good ones.

Mike Ennen:
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And a very cool-looking eagle nest perched atop a power-pole that we came across while out on the water...
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(Message edited by phenom_1819 on July 16, 2009)
Old    Billy Boozer (bboozer)      Join Date: Apr 2007       07-16-2009, 6:25 PM Reply   
nice shots
Old    Rich Dykmans (richd)      Join Date: Oct 2003       07-16-2009, 10:00 PM Reply   
Looks like you got a good one!
Old    Kung Fu Wake & Video (dcervenka)      Join Date: Sep 2002       07-17-2009, 4:19 PM Reply   
{hijack} Anyone interested in the Canon 70-200 f2.8 IS model?

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