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Offline Suka

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Cost of photography
« on: January 28, 2015, 04:10:35 PM »
Damn it.  It's not even February and I already reached my own self-imposed annually budget to spend on this hobby.  Between a new lens, ink for the printer and photo paper for the same, I better take better shots this year.   

Offline Doodle

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Re: Cost of photography
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2015, 04:47:35 PM »
Damn it.  It's not even February and I already reached my own self-imposed annually budget to spend on this hobby.  Between a new lens, ink for the printer and photo paper for the same, I better take better shots this year.

I suggest you do what the Government does: Raise the imposed limits to allow a fully functioning entity.
I mean really...ya might as well spend some of that money. Ya can't take it with ya. (ever see a luggage rack on a Hearse?)

Im strongly considering selling my 100-400 and getting a 70-200 f2.8 and a 1.4 multiplier. Mostly for birding but that lens would also do well at portraiture (without the multiplier).  Still in the searching process.
Take your camera with you dammit. You can't take your next "best photo" if your camera is sitting at home in the bag, now can you?

Offline Ochotona

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Re: Cost of photography
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2015, 06:16:58 PM »
Raise the imposed limits to allow a fully functioning entity.
I mean really...ya might as well spend some of that money. Ya can't take it with ya. (ever see a luggage rack on a Hearse?)

Sound advice, sir!  7Dii and 100-400ii here I come!

The dentist will just have to understand there are higher priorities than paying for my implant.

Offline Doodle

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Re: Cost of photography
« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2015, 06:22:17 PM »
Raise the imposed limits to allow a fully functioning entity.
I mean really...ya might as well spend some of that money. Ya can't take it with ya. (ever see a luggage rack on a Hearse?)

Sound advice, sir!  7Dii and 100-400ii here I come!

The dentist will just have to understand there are higher priorities than paying for my implant.


It's all about the priorities.  ;)
Take your camera with you dammit. You can't take your next "best photo" if your camera is sitting at home in the bag, now can you?

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Re: Cost of photography
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2015, 10:47:53 PM »
Doodle, don't bother with the 70-200mm......just go get that 300mm f/2.8 and tell your wife that we all approved.
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Offline Doodle

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Re: Cost of photography
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2015, 07:01:00 AM »
Doodle, don't bother with the 70-200mm......just go get that 300mm f/2.8 and tell your wife that we all approved.

Oh that will make things SO much better for me...  ::)
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Take your camera with you dammit. You can't take your next "best photo" if your camera is sitting at home in the bag, now can you?