reason # 43 for the 12-40mm/2.8 - Astral Photography

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Bob Tullis
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Re: That's rather a stretch
In reply to drpoop, 5 months ago

drpoop wrote:

Bob Tullis wrote:

Neither lens can replace the other. If you want the best detail for wide field astro tomorrow night, the 12-40 becomes a dud.

True. I didn't mean that one replaces the other... just that I am glad to get that extra stop of light to make my efforts (at 12mm) a bit more bright to allow me to pull greater detail.

What I'd really like... is a 9mm f 2.8 for under $400.

There's a lot of folks ahead of the both of us, in that line (despite the potential for such a lens to be a dog).    

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