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Topic # 112120 27-Nov-2012 09:43
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Hi, I have got a fairly new interchangeable lens SLR camera and only have the kit lens which came with the camera.
Just looking to see if anyone out there has any old lenses or unused ones which they want to let go for cheap. Not looking for any type in particular as am interested in all, primes, zoom etc. i know some of the really old lenses will work on my camera if i buy an adapter :)

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  Reply # 723453 27-Nov-2012 09:50
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Um would probably assist to know what type of camera you have?

I'm still using an older Pentax camera and have recently acquired a much older manual focus/fixed focal length 'prime' lens and it's been great.  So, yeah, you can do what you're looking at and 2nd hand can be a much cheaper way of doing this, but there are risks of course over new. 

Good luck, enjoy and post here too:
http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=122&topicid=64847



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  Reply # 723473 27-Nov-2012 10:21
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Wow, some nice pics in that post. i do have a nice night landscape of the city / sky tower, taken from Wynyard Quarter in Auckland. Will upload soon.

My camera is a Sony Nex-6, but i can get an adapter for the other lenses.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 723474 27-Nov-2012 10:23
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Cool, what type of kit lens did it come with, and what type of other lens are you after?



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  Reply # 723502 27-Nov-2012 11:00
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Came with a 16-50 mm kt lens 2.5-5.6.

mostly looking for prime lenses (fixed focal length) 35mm or 50mm with a low f-stop ..wither 1.8 or 2

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  Reply # 723772 27-Nov-2012 18:13
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Pretty sure I have a 50mm 1.4 and a 1.7 somewhere, I will have a look if you are keen.



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  Reply # 723886 27-Nov-2012 22:06
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Sweet, let me know more details / condition when you find them..keen as



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  Reply # 725802 2-Dec-2012 16:32
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Thanks - bought a lens off marmel

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