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Re: [[OM] One lens, one body

Subject: Re: [[OM] One lens, one body
From: "Tom Scales" <tscales@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 3 Nov 2000 09:32:49 -0600
If you're patient, you can get one for even less.  I've bought and sold a
few and never paid over $125. The one I kept I paid $100 for...

Tom
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lex Jenkins" <lexjenkins@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, November 03, 2000 7:45 AM
Subject: Re: [[OM] One lens, one body


> Having enjoyed the opportunity to borrow Dave Bulger's Zuiko 50/3.5 macro
> for a while, I can vouch for it as an excellent all-around lens. I found
the
> bokeh quite lovely, even in the notoriously difficult situations of
> out-of-focus foliage backgrounds.  The key may be using it wide open, or
> nearly so, for anything other than macro work.
>
> Regarding popularity, cost must certainly be a factor.  With the average
> price of the 50/3.5 under $200 for an excellent used specimen, many of us
> would be hard pressed to justify the cost of a 50/2.
> ---
> Lex
> =========================================================
> Suffering along with a 50/1.8 and f=40cm close up lens...
> =========================================================
>
> >Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2000 13:43:47 -0600
> >From: Jim Terazawa <jimt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> >
> >There is a similar discussions going on at www.omfan.com - a Japanese
> OM user's forum.
> >
> >They are wondering why 50mm/f3.5 macro is more popular than the
> f2.0 version and what are their usages for (portraits, natures or what
else)
> ?
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