Where does everybody buy their lenses?

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  1. shorty6049

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    I heed help with this. I am trying to find a lens for my sony alpha, but i either want something wide, or something fast, or just something quality... BUT, i only have about 200 dollars to spend (which might pretty much limit that to just the first two choices... maybe less) anyway, what online retailers do you go through? i know of b&h photo, but where else can i look? i'm looking for used or new equipment, anyway, i'm kinda desperate, i've been lookign for a while, and havent found any good deals...
     
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    B&H in the US are one of the best and cheapest!
     
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    I have bought new from B+H and used from Adorama.

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    Look on ebay there is a place called Henry's in Canada that has some secound hand Minolta stuff. I got my 50mm 1.7 from them. It was great condition and cheap compared to the UK.
     
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    I stick to B&H and Adorama and never have problems. I don't think they're much cheaper than any other place you'd buy from though.
     
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    Used all 3 never had a problem
     
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    thanks everyone, i'll check those out
     
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    but if you have only $200 budget....is hard to find any good deal other than the 50mm prime......good lense are expensive
     
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    yeah, i know, its hard going to college and trying to get into photography
     

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