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A few words on Equivalence and comparing systems

Started Apr 2, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: A few words on Equivalence and comparing systems
In reply to Just another Canon shooter, Apr 3, 2013

Just another Canon shooter wrote:

BTW, one thing that is not equivalent is the price. The 35-70/2.8 costs more that the 70-200/4 Canon

$200 more than the Canon list price, and the 35-100 f/2.8 is still a very new lens.

or Nikon

$3.04 more than the Nikon at amazon.com and still a very new lens.

and it is equivalent to 70-200/5.6.

You say that like it's a bad thing.

This is despite the Canon/Nikon lenses having built in IS.

So does the 35-100 f/2.8

At least it is lighter.

Less than half the weight of the Nikon, a hair over half the weight of the Canon.

It's possible that you have not read, understood and/or internalized the information communicated in the OP.


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