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steven matthewsCanon J11ex4.5BIRSE or Fuji A13x4.5BERM?
by on Nov 19, 2008 at 5:53:33 pm

I would like to buy a wide lens for my Panny SDX900 as I always seem to be wedged in some lab trying to fit-in all 6 inventors with their contraption, etc, etc!

As a stills photog, very recently moved to videography, I really know nothing of what's available. After days of BIRSE, BIASE, BERM & BERD fatigue, I have narrowed the choice down to two lenses, but now I could really use your wise eyes to scan the offerings for me.

I would absolutely love your input as I am now drained:
Canon J11ex4.5B IRSE or Fujinon A13x4.5B ERM.

Many thanks!

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Mark SuszkoRe: Canon J11ex4.5BIRSE or Fuji A13x4.5BERM?
by on Nov 20, 2008 at 8:25:00 pm

I adore the Canon lenses as a rule, and generally dislike the Fujis, which usually are cheaper, but in past years have been harder for us to get serviced than Canon. Generally I find when a vendor bundles the glass with the camera body, they go with Fujinon. That said, I saw a demo of JVC's new HDV camcorder which had a very impressive Fujinon lens on it. I think the gap has closed quite a bit, neither maker is a stinker. Might boil down to cost and if you have a good service place for it available in your area. generally, you can't afford a long wait to get the lens back from servicing.

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Bill ParisRe: Canon J11ex4.5BIRSE or Fuji A13x4.5BERM?
by on Nov 22, 2008 at 7:37:54 am

I own the Fuji 4.5 X 13 HD lens and love it. I used to be a Canon only guy, but have changed my tune. The new fujinon HD Lenses are great! The Canon lenses are also great...... I think at this point in time it comes down to price. Both lenses will get the job done extremely well.

Bill Paris
Director of Photography
Crew Hawaii Television

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