how many $$$ have legacy lenses saved for you? and aren't they fun?

Started Jan 27, 2013 | Discussions thread
mgibbs
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Re: Stop It!
In reply to tedolf, Jan 28, 2013

tedolf wrote:

Dave Sanders wrote:

So, how many $$$ have you saved by using legacy glass, and please post pics too!

...there is no chance that I will SAVE money with legacy glass. Buying an OM-D will undoubtedly cost me MORE money on legacy glass. I previously had a big enough problem with trolling ebay and local camera shops for interesting MF lenses...now with an OM-D? It's a serious problem. Being a Nikon DSLR shooter, I already had some great MF and AF-D glass perfect for use with an adapter. But once I was on ebay buying an adapter...well, the seller had adapters for Minolta MD and love the look of the old Rokkors...oh, and K-mount too! I still have a nice Takumar 50mm that I use on my K1000...and look, Contax C/Y! I used to love my Contax 135/2.8...and...and...I had to talk myself down from the ledge.

You are making me salivate!

I haven't bought a lens in almost six months!

(the Fujian35mm f/1.7 I just got in the mail doesn't count, does it?)

always wondered about that lens - post some pics from it when you get a chance, won't you?

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