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Old 22-12-2009, 10:27 PM
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Sigma 10mm f2.8 EX DC Fisheye HSM Lens XMAS present

well look at what SANTA is sending me for Christmas - though he is only sending it tonight i may get it for new year.....


how did the big fella know just what i wanted!!!
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Old 23-12-2009, 04:01 AM
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Nice Dave. I need something in the 10-22 range.. but can't afford it now so it'll have to wait
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Old 23-12-2009, 05:05 AM
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Whoah, that's a great price too! Looking forward to some ultra-wides with that beast.
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Old 23-12-2009, 05:33 AM
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Nice Dave. I need something in the 10-22 range.. but can't afford it now so it'll have to wait
LOL well i couldnt afford it either, it was that or the deck for the observatory..... i have more chance of using this than getting the other in the next few weeks

my goal - to get some star trails over Newcastle/Lake macquarie and maybe a storm

cant wait for it to be used at the next star party
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Old 23-12-2009, 06:51 AM
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Looks very nice David – Merry Xmas!

This looks like it produces rectangular images on APS-C sized cameras rather than the full 360 degrees?

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Old 23-12-2009, 10:15 AM
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yeah - 167 degrees for the canon - i am looking forward to it
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Old 23-12-2009, 10:44 AM
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wohoo congrats and nice pickup Dave.
Looking forward to seeing the shots !

Now, time to upgrade the camera......
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Old 23-12-2009, 11:43 AM
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wohoo congrats and nice pickup Dave.
Looking forward to seeing the shots !

Now, time to upgrade the camera......
yeah load me that 7D of yours will you
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Old 23-12-2009, 12:31 PM
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Hi David,

Looks a great buy.

I've had a look around the DWI website and they seem to have some great prices. Canon 5DII for around $2600. Have you bought from them before? I presume, though I'm not sure, that their prices include Australian GST.

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Old 23-12-2009, 03:02 PM
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I've had a look around the DWI website and they seem to have some great prices. Canon 5DII for around $2600. Have you bought from them before? I presume, though I'm not sure, that their prices include Australian GST.

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Hi Neale,

Just be aware that in their Terms and Conditions they state that:

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The price for the goods quoted on the website shall be exclusive of all costs of carriage and insurance and applicable import Tax/GST and duty which the buyer shall pay in addition for further information regarding this please see the Australian Customs Web Site.
You may be charged an import duty on top of GST by the ATO, so you need to work out if the final cost of grey importing is actually cheaper than buying locally.

I think Houghy is safe because his item is less than $1000 AU.
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Old 23-12-2009, 03:07 PM
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Thanks Andrew,

I thought it was too good to be true.
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Old 23-12-2009, 03:18 PM
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Canon 5DII for around $2600.

Cheers
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If you're after a 5D II check out D-D Photographics.
I was thinking of upgrading the old 5D to the new 5DII but I just bought a 7D from a friend, who works at another camera store, for a bargain price so the 5DII will have to wait.

They are currently listing the 5D II's for $ 3225 full price plus delivery.
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Its a special effects lens? With curvature? Think I need to get a good WAngle for my new Nikon D90 first - any suggestions?
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Old 24-12-2009, 05:14 AM
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Its a special effects lens? With curvature? Think I need to get a good WAngle for my new Nikon D90 first - any suggestions?
with this lens it gives you a full 180 degree view for the nikon. try a 15mm lens?
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Old 24-12-2009, 06:59 AM
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You'll love the fish Dave, I've got a 15mm Canon for my 5D, amazing lens. Make sure to keep your fingers out of the way.
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very nice purchase houghy... great for meteor showers.
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