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Nothing wrong with buying lenses grey Cel, im buying my next two lenses (85 1.8 and 300 2.8) grey midyear, best way to save some coin ;)
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Offline cel

I've been reading some reviews about the online store (digital world international) and it doesn't sound too bad, rather fast delivery too, so I think I will go for that one if nothing better turns up when I have the money



Offline dkabab

Dave: any specials at your work?  :tilt:
we stock a few sony models, but only 3 lenses... their G series lenses are pretty expensive, more so than nikon and canon...
not overly common

But Dave.... if you listen to the drift photographers, their 18-200 is better ;)

haha, who said that? or dont i need to ask



Offline dkabab

only thing about grey lenses..... you might get hit for customs duty



Offline 98octane

Cel, I've purchased my f4 70-220mm from B+H Photo recently (~$750 landed).  Highly recommended.  Your lens is there:

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/439160-REG/Sony_SAL50F14_SAL_50F14_Normal_50mm_f_1_4.html



Offline 98octane

only thing about grey lenses..... you might get hit for customs duty

Is there a $$$ threshold for that?



Offline 98octane

Generally, are prime lenses best for macro photography?



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we stock a few sony models, but only 3 lenses... their G series lenses are pretty expensive, more so than nikon and canon...
not overly common

haha, who said that? or dont i need to ask

Doesnt matter who said it... But Ryan almost dropped the 400 2.8 laughing....

The Sony stuff is rediculous for their good glass, makes Nikon look cheap!

only thing about grey lenses..... you might get hit for customs duty

On what Cel is looking at, shouldnt be a problem, if he gets something from an Australian distributor of Grey stuff it wont matter at all....
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Generally, are prime lenses best for macro photography?

Primes are generally the sharpest, and would be my first pick for Macro stuff, all the proper macro lenses are Primes... I hear the 85 1.8 from canon is good with some macro extension tubes...
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Cel, I've purchased my f4 70-220mm from B+H Photo recently (~$750 landed).  Highly recommended.  Your lens is there:

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/439160-REG/Sony_SAL50F14_SAL_50F14_Normal_50mm_f_1_4.html

Heaps of guys i know have used B&H, and have had plenty of good things to say  :thumbsup:
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