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    Default Coming Soon: SIGMA 17-35mm F2.8-4 EX DG ASP HSM

    17-35mm F2.8-4 EX DG ASPHERICAL HSM

    >> http://www.dpreview.com/news/0311/03...igma1735mm.asp

    TAMRON also releasing DI 17-35, timing so 'jun'
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    Quote Originally Posted by kiama
    17-35mm F2.8-4 EX DG ASPHERICAL HSM

    >> http://www.dpreview.com/news/0311/03...igma1735mm.asp

    TAMRON also releasing DI 17-35, timing so 'jun'

    IF u dun need on the fly manual focus, then it's basically no different from the regular one.......

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    Waiting for the Tamron DI 17-35

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    Quote Originally Posted by TME
    IF u dun need on the fly manual focus, then it's basically no different from the regular one.......
    This is a totally new lens. The minimum focal distance has been almost halved to 27cm instead of 50cm.

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    the current 17-35 is

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zerstorer
    This is a totally new lens. The minimum focal distance has been almost halved to 27cm instead of 50cm.

    Hmm. missed that when I looked at the specs..... looked only at the hardware side... that is the number of elements and groups....

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    Not just that, the number of elements(16 vs 15) have been changed, also the filter thread is now 77mm compared to 82mm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zerstorer
    Not just that, the number of elements(16 vs 15) have been changed, also the filter thread is now 77mm compared to 82mm.

    Damn...... I must be looking at the wrong thing......... and 77mm thread size?!!??! Aarrgghhh....... 82mm is really siong..... I have putting off the cir pol for some time liaoz........

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    Quote Originally Posted by pureflow
    damn why is it still 2.8-4.... dont think I'm going change mine.. at least not when I still have F5/F100 around.. for now.
    f/4 still not good enough ar???

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