ZD 14-35 mm f/2 lens available

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dave gaines
dave gaines Veteran Member • Posts: 9,183
ZD 14-35 mm f/2 lens available

I see an Olympus 14-35 mm lens available on ebay for $1200. That's half of MSRP. I don't know anything about the seller or condition. There are photos of the lens. Ends in 3 hours.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Olympus-Zuiko-Digital-14-35mm-F-2-0-ED-Lens-For-Four-Thirds-/321175059208?pt=Camera_Lenses&hash=item4ac7867b08#ht_23wt_1394

I'd be interested in this if I didn't already own one.

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Roger Engelken
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Re: ZD 14-35 mm f/2 lens available

dave gaines wrote:

I see an Olympus 14-35 mm lens available on ebay for $1200. That's half of MSRP. I don't know anything about the seller or condition. There are photos of the lens. Ends in 3 hours.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Olympus-Zuiko-Digital-14-35mm-F-2-0-ED-Lens-For-Four-Thirds-/321175059208?pt=Camera_Lenses&hash=item4ac7867b08#ht_23wt_1394

I'd be interested in this if I didn't already own one.

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Dave

I own that one as well, and picked it up for $1,173 from Olympus late last year as a manufacturer refurbished lens.  No regrets, a truly versatile lens I use regularly.

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bofo777 Contributing Member • Posts: 811
Re: ZD 14-35 mm f/2 lens available

In about 2 hours I'm shooting a Greek Orthodox Baptism inside in large not well lit church with my E5 and 14-35 might post with some pics..have done before with great results...  this is truly another great 2.0 Olympus lens...John

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Looks like it doesn't come with a lens hood....

N/T

Braxton7
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Re: ZD 14-35 mm f/2 lens available

Tempting.

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Brad Ross Veteran Member • Posts: 7,461
Re: Looks like it doesn't come with a lens hood....

..and what would that cost?,, that is where they get you,  I lost  my 14-54 II lens hood, it fell down a hill in Alaska, and I not only did I have have to to find it, it was really a pain , the big name stores. InNYC only had the 14-54 original, , I finally had to order one from Hong Kong.., but aside you think this a good price if I wanted it?

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Craig from Nevada
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Re: ZD 14-35 mm f/2 lens available

Braxton7 wrote:

Tempting.

I wish I could manage it this month.

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Brad Ross Veteran Member • Posts: 7,461
it is sold !

gone,  I guess s one of here have to wonder anymore

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Craig from Nevada
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Someone picked up a bargain n/t

n/t

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I love this lens! nt
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Re: ZD 14-35 mm f/2 lens available

I even logged in to my E-Bay account at five minutes haha. Thought about it but I really don't have any business with a lens like that. I hope whoever got it enjoys it:) .

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Roger Engelken
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Re: ZD 14-35 mm f/2 lens available

More than likely they will.  We got hit with a supercell this afternoon with 80 mph wind, hail and 2.5" of rain in fifteen minutes.  I shot the storm with the E-5 and ZD 14-35, the one I went to first.  Now that the power is back, I need to upload the shots.

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Rriley
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Re: Looks like it doesn't come with a lens hood....

Brad Ross wrote:

..and what would that cost?,,

I think I could probably find one for $1200

oops, lens has gone!

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Re: ZD 14-35 mm f/2 lens available

dave gaines wrote:

I see an Olympus 14-35 mm lens available on ebay for $1200. That's half of MSRP. I don't know anything about the seller or condition. There are photos of the lens. Ends in 3 hours.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Olympus-Zuiko-Digital-14-35mm-F-2-0-ED-Lens-For-Four-Thirds-/321175059208?pt=Camera_Lenses&hash=item4ac7867b08#ht_23wt_1394

I'd be interested in this if I didn't already own one.

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Dave

That was an excellent price.
And it all happened while I was asleep.

No, actually I am not really in the market for a 14-35mm lens.

I am enjoying the versatility (especially the 2mm extra on the wide side) of my ZD12-60 too much.

(That lens, however, is now in repair.  Now if it was beyond repair, I would reconsider my options.)

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Dan Veteran Member • Posts: 3,431
Re: ZD 14-35 mm f/2 lens available

Was that a buy it now or really only one bidder interested in it at that price?

Having just picked up a Losmandy GM8 sadly I have some Olympus gear for sale myself.

My last E3, 50-200SWD, and a nice little 50 macro...I'm a little torn about letting it go but really looking forward to using the GM8.

Might end up selling my Celestron CGEM...depending upon how things work out...the CGEM is just a beast to lug around in a car...hoping the much lighter GM8 is more car friendly.

Anyhow...someone did get a great deal on the 14-35.

Dan

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