New macro lens

eckinator eckinator at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 04:08:59 EDT 2009


€350 to 450 is the going rate on eBay Germany for LN-
HTH
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2009/10/9 Adam Maas <adam at mawz.ca>:
> On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 9:08 PM, Graydon <oak at uniserve.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 08, 2009 at 03:55:38PM -0500, Tom C scripsit:
>>> This won't help but I was surprised that the used normal FA 100/2.8
>>> Macros have a higher asking price than the brand new D-FA's on e-bay.
>>
>> It's sharper.  The DFA has better colour rendering, but the FA is
>> sharper.
>>
>> It's also built like an aluminium brick.
>>
>>> FWIW, I find the lens perfectly acceptable on the digital bodies.  I
>>> think I paid $200 for it, from the used lens counter of a camera shop
>>> in 1999.
>>
>> I paid 900 CAD for mine; last new one Henry's had in the fall of 2007.
>> (Yes, this was before I had a camera to put it on.  I was dithering
>> between the K10 and expected-in-September K20D.)  Don't regret it.
>>
>> -- Graydon
>
> Not the last new one they had, they've still got 1 FA 100/2.8 Macro
> last I checked. Still want $900 too.
>
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