Q for Canon shooters. Next Lens?

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  1. BasilFawlty

    BasilFawlty No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Question for Cannon Shooters. Assuming you have at lease one, maybe more, lens for your Canon Camera, what do you see as your next lens and why?


     
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    28-300 or 35-350 to replace my dead lens.

    Poss. a 100-400.


    BUT, I must rape, pillage and plunder a small NM town to do so.
     
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    BasilFawlty No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Ha! I know a little town just a bit north-ish of Albuquerque :barbershop_quartet_member:

    I would absolutely love that new 100-400 L lens, but it's a bit on the pricey for me at this time (Maybe someday but I'd need to sell a couple other lenses). I've been thinking about a (used or refurbished) Canon 100mm f2.8 Macro lens. I'm pretty well covered with focal ranges from 14mm up to 600mm, but I don't have anything that would be good for Macro.
     
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    70-200mm f4 L, because I don't have one xD.

    Then a 24-70mm f2.8 L, then possibly a 100-400mm then maybe a 300mm f2.8.
     
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    There's one in the buy and sell right now.

    I'd like a 70-200mm f4 L, but would rather use that money towards a 500mm f4 L. :drool2:
     
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    BasilFawlty No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I have that lens (the non-IS version). In was the first "L" lens that I bought (not counting the 24-105 that came with my original 1st Gen 7D). The non-IS f4 is very affordable and a really great lens in most situations. I do wish mine had IS sometimes though.
     
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    ac12 Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    I do not understand why the question.
    If you are planing YOUR next lens, it should be based on what YOU need/want, NOT what someone else needs/wants.
    My needs/wants may be and probably is totally different than yours.
     
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    Canon's older EF 100mm f/2.8 IF macro, the non-IS model, has a rough-looking diaphragm shape when OOF specular highlights are prominent in the shot ... you might look into the lens carefully before buying a macro telephoto. This is the Internal Focus model, or the second iteration. The first was NOT internal focusing; the third 100mm EF macro is the IS-L version.

    Canon has a really nice 100mm f/2 conventional tele, which has not been popular, despite being a good lens.
     
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    with respect to you....
    I have done much the same in the past.

    My reason is so that I have feedback from people who have actually used it, and either reccomend or not reccomed something.

    But thats me.
     
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    I still don't get it.
    The OP basically cast a post for respond for any lens from Ultra-wide to Ultra-tele.
    If I'm looking at a 1000mm lens, and he is thinking wide or macro, then my response is not relevant at all.
    At least narrow it down.
    I'm looking for a macro lens, or wide lens, or . . .
    Or, I am looking for help planning my lens kit. Here is what I have and what I shoot/want to shoot.​
     
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    I guess the OP was just looking for Lens talk. I see it as a perfectly natural forum behavior

    If he was really looking for recommendations, perhaps he should've been more specific about what he already has.

    Perhaps there will be someone who brings up a very intriguing lens. The Canon company makes a wide variety of lenses from very short to very long, both zoom and prime.
     
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    My purpose was not to solicit feedback for myself. My purpose for the question was a simple one - just to have a fun conversation with fellow board members. That's all. (I have been running a car-related forum for 20 years and we have these kinds of conversations all the time). It's just a way to get to know each other.
     
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