They say change is inevitable

Discussion in '35mm Cameras' started by Dallas, Aug 9, 2004.

  1. Dallas

    Dallas Guest

    Those of you who follow my posts may have seen this coming, but I think I
    have known it in my heart for a long time.

    I am going back to using Nikon as my primary equipment and by the end of
    this month I will add a D70 to my current crop of Nikon bodies and lenses.

    I thought about it for a long time and after weighing up all the options I
    decided that instead of spending a lot of money upgrading my Canon lenses
    to the professional level, I might as well look at doing it with Nikon
    stuff. I already have the F2 and F4s, plus a clutch of really, really nice
    Nikon lenses, so all I need to do is add a digital option. The D70 seems
    to be the right camera for the job.

    I've never been fully at ease with Canon EOS gear and when I got the F4s I
    remembered why: the Nikon equipment is just ergonomically better suited to
    the way I like to photograph. I feel more at home. With EOS gear I was
    always having to remember which button and dial did what and in a lot of
    instances I ended up messing up what I wanted to do. Having "grown" into
    photography with Nikon stuff, I feel right at home using it.

    So, I dropped off my EOS 30, 20mm f/2.8, ST-E2 and 420EX at the shop
    where I will be ordering my D70 from today. They are going to help me sell
    them off. I already have a buyer for the 550EX and my 85mm f/1.8 and the
    proceeds from those two items will give me half of the cash I need for the
    D70.

    All that remains is the venerable D60 and 28-135mm. Incredibly, finding a
    buyer for them is not turning out to be as simple as I thought it would
    be. I think once I get a buyer for those two, I will look at getting the
    80-200mm AF-S and then later the 17-35mm.

    Ahhh...it's good to be back!
     
    Dallas, Aug 9, 2004
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  2. Dallas

    Newbie Guest

    Summer months are less than ideal anyway. Let people return from their
    vacations and you may have better luck.
     
    Newbie, Aug 9, 2004
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  3. Dallas

    Annika1980 Guest

    From: Dallas
    Good riddance.
     
    Annika1980, Aug 9, 2004
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  4. Dallas

    Alan Guest

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    Get in contact if you want to sell me the 20mm f2.8

    Alan.
     
    Alan, Aug 10, 2004
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