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Topic # 72352 24-Nov-2010 20:31 Send private message

Has anyone got some good overseas retailers that they can recommend for buying a Digital SLR Camera lens?  I am after a Cannon EF 70-100mm IS lens.

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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 409170 24-Nov-2010 21:20 Send private message

Gotta say, i've bought a few of Trademe in the last few years and have been happy with all of the lenses. Otherwise i buy from as it used to be my local and i knew the guys well enough for them to earn my hard earned cash.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 414029 7-Dec-2010 14:09 Send private message

I have bought lenses from B&H (
There's also Both in New York.
There's a few Aussie stores that will ship here too, I know not their names though.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 414046 7-Dec-2010 14:23 Send private message

Japan.... If you're heading anywhere near. Basically take the NZ retail price and halve it. At least.

Otherwise I've bought lenses from Wellington Photographic Supplies (, and Photowarehouse, both places have great service.

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 414836 9-Dec-2010 01:01 Send private message

Tradeeeeeemeeee. I have bought 3 lenses off trademe. A 24-105mm L series, a 70-200mm L series and a crappy little other one. All of which I am superbly happy with and for a decent price too. Oh and they were new...

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