cheap lenses

Started Mar 11, 2009 | Discussions thread
Niteman3d
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Re: cheap lenses
In reply to oskar holm, Mar 12, 2009

I'm interested too, so if you buy one, let us hear your impressions. Here are a couple articles, one new and one old that offer a couple of different opinions on them:
http://www.bobatkins.com/photography/tutorials/mirror.html

http://www.popphoto.com/cameralenses/5725/prooptic-500mm-f63-mirror-lens-review.html

I'm always on the lookout for anything cheap that works well like the Phoenix 100 macro I picked up a few years ago. I don't do much macro, but when I do it serves me well in spite of it's cheap plastic build. The optics are sharp and that's what counts. I'd like to find a gem like it on the long end for wildlife, since it wouldn't get a lot of use either. Another infrequently used item I'd like to find a cheap way to go for is a fast mid-range zoom for the now and then concert or other indoor 'no flash allowed' event. It's that or hit the lottery.

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