While I am sure you meant Gary Edwards, I'll jump in.
I find pricing vs. value an interesting conversation. A good price is one
where you're happy with the transaction. $130 is on the high-side, but not
completely out of line for a really excellent lens. As I've said before,
the 28/2.8 is one of the best values in Zuikodom, second only to the 50/1.8
I've owned all three variations of the 28. The one I still own is the
28/2.8. To my uncritical, amateur eye, the difference in quality between
the 28/2.8 and the 28/2 (a truly stellar performer) is pretty small. The
price difference, though, is quite large. So, it all comes down to one
f-stop. Is it worth not only the extra money, but the extra size and
Not to me.
Keep the 28/2.8 and go make fantastic pictures with it!
From: "John and Helen Wheeler"
but now I know there's a gentleman in Texas who's shaking his
head and muttering, "There's one born every minute.")
But I'd also welcome any comparison with the faster versions in terms of
PS. Whoops, that's $US130 plus that State TAX!
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