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AP Camera Survey

Discussion in 'Weekly Poll' started by Damien_Demolder, Mar 13, 2009.

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Sigma 150-500mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM APO Lens or Sigma 50-500mm f/4.0-6.3 EX DG APO HSM Lens?

  1. Sigma 150-500mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM APO Lens

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  2. Sigma 50-500mm f/4.0-6.3 EX DG APO HSM Lens

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  1. zx9

    zx9 Well-Known Member

    Re: Vivitar W&S

    And that is the best reason possible.
     
  2. pilliwinks

    pilliwinks Well-Known Member

    I mainly use a 1960's Calumet 5x4, which is quite different from the current Calumet 5x4s (as you'd expect). My second camera is a Mamiya RZ67.

    If pushed, I might use my OMs again, but I prefer the larger negatives in every way.

    I have no digital cameras, although quite a few film ones...
     
  3. john_g

    john_g Well-Known Member

    I'm producing a range of stickers for people's cameras. So far I'm focusing on:

    For Holga fans, "My other camera is a Nikon/Canon (delete as appropriate)" and "I don't have any other camera; my view of life is permanently distorted".

    For ironic Canon and Nikon fans, "My other camera is a Holga"

    And, finally, for Christopher Isherwood fans, "I am a camera".
     
  4. Zou

    Zou Well-Known Member

    Sticker idea...

    For Holga users - "My other camera is an Ebony" (reverse for more raised eyebrows).
     
  5. Monobod

    Monobod Phantom of the forum

    Don't forget OneTen's pinhole masterpiece....... :D
     
  6. elfriclongarm

    elfriclongarm Well-Known Member

    1st Shen Hao, 2nd Bronica
    Mick
     
  7. TimF

    TimF With as stony a stare as ever Lord Reith could hav

    Re: Vivitar W&S

    Funnily enough, one of the most notable UK photobooks of recent years, "Hackney Wick" by Stephen Gill was shot entirely with a plastic camera he picked up on a market stall in the area. If it works for you, as Mr Hicks might say.
     
  8. Pastieman

    Pastieman Member

    Hi, a newbie here, I use a Nikon D90 as main camera and a Lumix TZ5 as my 2nd camera.
     
  9. MartyG

    MartyG Well-Known Member

    My main camera usage is a Nikon D80 and a Canon 20D, but I seem to have severe Camera Acquisition Syndrome, I should probably trade it all in and get a D300, but I don't think I could part with my F5.

    My house is currently littered with:

    DSLRs

    Nikon D80, Nikon D40, Nikon D70, Canon 10D, Canon 20D, Fujifilm S2 Pro, Fujifilm S3 Pro

    Digital compacts:

    Casio Exilim EX Z850, Olympus C-50, Olympus C-480, Olympus C-2040Z, Olympus C-3030Z, Olympus C-4040Z, Olympus C-5050Z, Olympus C-420L, Canon A420, Canon A540, Canon G5, Minolta Dimage 2330 Zoom, Mustek DV5200, Mustek DV4000, Vivitar DVR-310 ( x two ), Vivitar DVR-510, Vivitar 3345.

    And film SLRs

    Canon EOS 5, Nikon F5, Nikon F80, Nikon F50, Nikon F90x Pro ( x two ), Nikon EM, Olympus OM-1, Olympus OM-10, Praktica MTL50

    And yet I still find myself hankering after a D2Xs and a F4s, EOS 1V ... if someone has a cure, can they let me know :)

    ( Hadn't realised this was quite an old thread )
     
  10. Damien_Demolder

    Damien_Demolder Well-Known Member

    That doesn't matter. I want it to keep going.
     
  11. Mojo_66

    Mojo_66 Well-Known Member

    I clicked on the first page of this thread and got a warning about malware. Just thought it might be important....
     
  12. Damien_Demolder

    Damien_Demolder Well-Known Member

    Not sure why. It didn't give me any warnings. Thanks though.

    Anyone else get a problem?
     
  13. sey

    sey Well-Known Member

    hehe, are you sure you want to open that can of worms, Dr Damien!?!? :eek:
     
  14. Damien_Demolder

    Damien_Demolder Well-Known Member

    You just relax back on that couch Seymour and tell me all about it. Now, when did you first feel the urge to buy a 110 SLR?
     
  15. sey

    sey Well-Known Member

    every night I have this recurring nightmare and this insatiable urge........goes back as far as I can remember, in my photographic life and that is a looooong time. :D
     
  16. Still_Togging_Along

    Still_Togging_Along In the Stop Bath

    You needen't worry Sey, your condition isn't as bad as first thought ... you could be dreaming about buying and using, a Kodak Disc camera!
     
  17. AJUK

    AJUK Well-Known Member

    Who is zero?
     
  18. Atavar

    Atavar Well-Known Member

    I had one of those, one of if not my first camera, bought it from a church brik-a-brak stall. Got some good results from it too, was uncanily good at streetlight night shots.
     
  19. Learning

    Learning Ethelred the Ill-Named

    So we can ask Barney Baht'at where he places his GF1 amongst the Nikons.
     
  20. johnf3f

    johnf3f Active Member

    What a lot of negative comments - we ALL know Canon is the most popular brand (for better or worse) but this is a simple request for information - please treat it as such. Otherwise we will learn nothing!
     

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