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it was bloody hot out there today - the sun didn't come out till noon and by then it was too hot to take pics

ben



staying out of the sun - nikon 24mmPCE by benmorgan28, on Flickr



Jan 17, 2013 at 09:04 AM
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raboof wrote:
So, I came home and saw a strange package for me...from Singapore.

28-50mm f3.5
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/22102440/FRED/D2X_0541.jpg

Chin sent me hair-clips for my daughter. I showed it to her and she said "WOW, pink flower."

55mm f1.2
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/22102440/FRED/DSC_5608.jpg

Many thanks for her birthday present, Chin. She turned 3 yesterday.


You know what? There are some really nice people on the is thread! It really is like a family.



Jan 17, 2013 at 11:16 AM
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John, I like the Lady Liberty and moon, wonderful take on what must be a very much photographed object. Nice golden light on the ferries. I'd be very interested in your findings on the short teles when you get through your testing.

Jeff, I can almost smell the Velvia, what fond memories of locations that I carried that film to; nice sunsets too, esp the third pic.

Reagan, it's only money (and it's not my money) - buy the D600 :-)

Beautiful 3 year old Chuong.

Very nice bike shot, Ben! What a cool perspective.

Something different, nice cheery pic for the dreary winter. 105
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I really really like this one Ray.



Jan 17, 2013 at 11:17 AM
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a.RodriguezPix wrote:
Still trying to come up with something on these pictures! I surely do need more knowledge, and a darn tripod!! Why do I insist on handheld shots with an 85mm 1.4 wide open manual lens!?

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8353/8371456127_d0713674a6_b.jpg
_DSC6165 by aNikkorGuy, on Flickr


Americo, A tripod would be useful at these aperture ranges in this low light.

One other thought, The gigantic watermark across the middle of your image really distracts from it. To my mind, it would look nicer if it were smaller and down in the corner. Just my 2 cents.



Jan 17, 2013 at 11:23 AM
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bruni wrote:
it was bloody hot out there today - the sun didn't come out till noon and by then it was too hot to take pics

ben

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8054/8389329580_18f7645cc1_b.jpg
staying out of the sun - nikon 24mmPCE by benmorgan28, on Flickr


Sorry it's so hot, we're expecting snow today!

Great shot, I love it. Did you adjust the lens to get rid of any distortion? I know when I correct for distortion in LR, I have to end up cropping a lot of the image away. Sometimes it would be nice to frame your image in camera so you didn't have to waste so much in post.



Jan 17, 2013 at 11:26 AM
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leighton w wrote:
Americo, A tripod would be useful at these aperture ranges in this low light.

One other thought, The gigantic watermark across the middle of your image really distracts from it. To my mind, it would look nicer if it were smaller and down in the corner. Just my 2 cents.


Hi Americo,

I agree with Leighton on his points, but in this image I like the crazy lights reflecting around in the decanter to the left of the image (and to a slightly lesser extent the wine glass), maybe you could try playing around with this a bit?

Kind regards,
Mark.



Jan 17, 2013 at 12:23 PM
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leighton w wrote:
You know what? There are some really nice people on the is thread! It really is like a family.


That is really nice, both Chin's kindness and the image of your daughter. Have you explained to your daughter that according to the thread rules you have to send it on to the next person in 2 weeks time?



Jan 17, 2013 at 12:34 PM
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Can't wait to see that on your hair, Mark.


Jan 17, 2013 at 01:19 PM
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mp356 wrote:
Ben, I really like this.


+1
great perspective!



Jan 17, 2013 at 02:01 PM
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Chuong, nice portrait of your daughter, and congrats on your new lens!
Even without Curtis lately, NMFAS continues to strike hard over here

Mark, once more you have confirmed the versatile lens the Micro 55mm f/2.8 is.



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raboof wrote:
Can't wait to see that on your hair, Mark.


I was thinking in Leighton's beard.



Jan 17, 2013 at 02:15 PM
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Late breeding activities in January over here.

"The children"


Great Kiskadee juveniles with Nikkor 600mm f/5.6 AIS IF-ED by labecoaves, on Flickr

D7000 + 600mm f/5.6 AIS IF-ED + beanbag over a windowsill, ISO 640, f/8 at 1/320s, heavy crop (~50%) since the birds were 26 metres away.



Delivering food to offspring:


Parent feeding on Great Kiskadee juvenile by labecoaves, on Flickr

Two of the juveniles have to wait.
D7000 + 600mm f/5.6 AIS IF-ED + beanbag over a windowsill, ISO 640, f/8 at 1/400s, ~35% crop, the birds were 17 metres away.



And the exhausted parents:


Great Kiskadee parents by labecoaves, on Flickr

Both parents are exhausted because of the frantic delivery of food to their offspring.
D7000 + 800mm f/5.6 AIS IF-ED + tripod, ISO 1250, f/8 at 1/250s,~25% crop.



Jan 17, 2013 at 02:26 PM
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Haha what great timing! Glad your daughter liked it Chuong
My wife had an order from her etsy contact so since we had to break out all the ribbons, glue gun and sequins on our work table, I thought why not, just make a few more. Surprisingly, she sent hers to Reno on priority at the same time, no news on receipt of goods.



Jan 17, 2013 at 02:28 PM
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Great shots Ray Ben Mark and Jose :-)


Jan 17, 2013 at 05:16 PM
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MarkdV wrote:
Great photos over the last couple of days everyone.

Here's some from the 55mm f2.8 micro being used in a variety of situations and showing its qualities.


Hi Mark. I like your work with the 55 2.8. I always seem to grab the 50 1.4 ais instead of this lens when heading out. I need to make the effort to use this fine lens more often.
Scott



Jan 17, 2013 at 05:17 PM
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I hate winter. It makes a big dent in my wallet because of NMFAS.


Jan 17, 2013 at 05:28 PM
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Nice shots Jose.


Jan 17, 2013 at 05:30 PM
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bruni wrote:
it was bloody hot out there today - the sun didn't come out till noon and by then it was too hot to take pics

ben

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8054/8389329580_18f7645cc1_b.jpg
staying out of the sun - nikon 24mmPCE by benmorgan28, on Flickr


Ben, nice image of the opera house. I like the angle of view.



Jan 17, 2013 at 05:31 PM
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mp356 wrote:
bruni wrote:
it was bloody hot out there today - the sun didn't come out till noon and by then it was too hot to take pics

ben

Ben, nice image of the opera house. I like the angle of view.


+1



Jan 17, 2013 at 05:33 PM
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raboof wrote:
I hate winter. It makes a big dent in my wallet because of NMFAS.


I agree, too much time indoors to think about the utimate MF kit!



Jan 17, 2013 at 05:34 PM
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