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Old November 18th, 2006, 02:21 PM   #1
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Lens suggestions w/ $1000 budget

Uh-oh, another lens suggestions thread!

I'll have a one thousand dollar budget for lenses next summer and I was wondering what you all would think is a good idea to spend it on. I have two ways to go; I could buy a new lens mount for my Brevis and go with PL mounts? or OCT19? I'm not familiar with those...and then buy lenses with those mounts. *Or* keep my existing FD lens mount and buy $1000 to $1500 worth of lenses.

I've already got a decent 85mm 1.4f I think, I like the image I get from that. Other than that I think the lenses I have now are pretty sub-par for the quality we're looking for next summer. I'm looking for maybe two or three more lenses, a normal and a wide, but again I'm not really an expert in these things so I'd appreciate some input. Thanks!
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Old November 18th, 2006, 02:40 PM   #2
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Will you be shooting in HD?

Since the Brevis offers OCT19 mount, it might be worth investing in a set of lomo's if you have the budget.
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I might look into that. i can't seem to find any "lomo" lenses on ebay--can you point me to the best way to find them?
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Old November 19th, 2006, 03:08 PM   #4
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I might look into that. i can't seem to find any "lomo" lenses on ebay--can you point me to the best way to find them?
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