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So i got myself a red lens


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#1 dennersten

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 12:26

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The red 50 Apo arrived today it's a real beauty. 

 

So why did i do a crazy thing like that? 

 

I have recovered successfully from a year with cancer. I´ve got a pretty big indemnity for late diagnosis. I was 4 times at hospital before they gave me the right diagnose.

 

So i wanted to buy something which i use a lot (and love) to remind med to always enjoy what i got, never postpone anything, take care of all your beloved ones, etc. It's so easy to forget what is important in life.

 

And i love the looks :-)

 

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#2 Peter Kilmister

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 12:33

It's great to hear some good news in this mad world. Well done for recovering. Enjoy your new lens. :)
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#3 tom0511

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 12:35

Hakan,

looks like a very good reminder. We often forget about the really important things (health, family, friends, nature) in life as long as everything is going on without problems.

Glad you are doing fine.


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#4 Peter H

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 12:37

Good for you Hakan. :-)

 

Enjoy !


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Posted 11 January 2017 - 12:42

Many of the best people habitually swim against the flow.  Enjoy your lens!


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#6 Robert M Poole

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 12:49

Congratulations on the recovery. Enjoy your new lens and make sure you share some pictures with us all! 


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#7 Paul J

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 13:09

Congratulations Hakan, the best reason to celebrate and some great lessons that everyone could live by, it really is too easy to forget all that.


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Posted 11 January 2017 - 15:25

My very best wishes to You Håkan!

Very contrary discussed lens indeed, but You explanation is deeply to understand!

 

You couldn't have done better

Thomas (...waiting for red lizzard embossed leather for his MM) ;) -perhaps something for You too?

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 15:34

A well deserved beauty - enjoy life and shooting!


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#10 jedi996sps

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 15:40

Very happy for you in every way. Enjoy all!


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Posted 11 January 2017 - 15:45

Snyggt!! Och god bättring!!


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#12 Exodies

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 15:46

You can always cover it in black tape...
Best wishes :)
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#13 LeicaPassion

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 15:58

I'may delighted that you have bounced back. Thank you for perspective.
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#14 darylgo

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 16:56

Life is sweet, appreciation of the health, family and friends is good to hear.  

Congratulations!!


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Posted 11 January 2017 - 17:03

You are an inspiration to me. But please get a new strap!

Best wishes for the future.
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#16 Mike Rawcs

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 17:05

Congratulations on the good news - and the lens. Enjoy with those you love.

 

 

Mike.


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#17 jchfriis

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 18:23

Congratulations with your recovery, and what a great way to celebrate. and by the way, I think the new strap should be red as well.


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#18 otho

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 18:40

Nice! Congratulations, enjoy and good shoots! :-)
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#19 anickpick

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 20:09

I wish you many years of happy shooting with this extraordinary lens!



#20 Arif

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 20:10

You deserve it! and please stay in focus ;)


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