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Old 11-22-2012, 04:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Kdoherty View Post
true, which is why i never bought an actual 55mm. my 85mm is an ooooooold pre SW AFS lens meaning, there's no drive motor in the lens which means it only has one mode on my new Nikon body and is waaaaaay sharper of a lens than my 35
I thought it looked a little longer than a 50, but most people just slap a 50mm on it and call it a day

I love the look of large aperture telephotos, especially the look of old manual lenses. In my opinion, lenses are like resturuants. Modern ones are like big corporations (mcd's, burger king). They go for consistancy of look. Early manual lenses are like mom and pop/hole in the wall places-- they are cheaper and way more unique, with desirable results.
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