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Someone say Tulips
50 1.4SC

The bee landed at the same moment I pushed the shutter It was pure luck

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Apr 01, 2013 at 09:57 PM
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Reagan wrote:
Someone say Tulips
50 1.4SC

The bee landed at the same moment I pushed the shutter It was pure luck

Reagan


Love it! Had one of those myself. Think I posted it here before...but if not...

Series E 50mm, reverse Macro...


Up close and personal by Kevin.Woodard, on Flickr




Apr 01, 2013 at 10:03 PM
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Jose, going backwards to look at posts I re-viewed one of yours from Herculaneum and want add that mixed brick/stone work is delightful to look at. Interesting I had never heard this name vs. Pompeii, but looking it up, Herculaneum buildings are much better preserved.

Ray, wish someday I can grab some of these lenses and get to a safari somewhere near Peter Besides, I still haven't figured out how I could transport the 500 F4P anywhere other than a car trip

John, very nice family pics with the 135 3.5, and of course the 50 1.2.

Reagan, that butterfly really pops!

Jeff, beautiful colors in the Easter egg basket, and terrific job in getting a closeup of the blue egg. And Shadow Hills II is very nice.

Curtis, nice ice cream and camera portraits. In that one image, the younger girl in the center seems to be telling her relative (?) its her camera, she is not sharing it

Agentbird, delightful use of the 45 PC-E in Kaula Lumpur.

Ronny, you keep on posting those delicious 135 f2 + TC images and my willpower to get no more equipment keeps on weakening. Well maybe its just a TC, not a lens, hmmmm

Ron, you can send Bambi over here, at the worst it will finish off whatever bird seed I put in the feeder Very nice spotting of the deer with the zoom.

Georg, nice sunstar. And just came across the Heinkel villa. Very geometric. Interesting building, great use of the 28 PC and thanks for posting that. And interesting deer, looks like one cheek is full. Tobacco?

David, nice image. What aperture is that dog photo with the 85 1.4?

Reagan and Georg, very nice tulip shots.

Kevin, reverse macro on a bee! Very nice image, but be cautious getting close





Apr 01, 2013 at 10:19 PM
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Georg, thanks, the 400 AIS has almost always been handheld. Its such a convenient weight/size for long walks or hikes; a monopod would definitely add stability and sharpness, but just make things cumbersome.

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Jose, the timber-frame-construction looks familiar - many older houses here are built this way (with a mud/straw-mix between the frames).

Samy, that's a pretty crisp crop - do you shoot from a monopod or tripod or hand-held?




Apr 01, 2013 at 10:24 PM
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saph wrote:
David, nice image. What aperture is that dog photo with the 85 1.4?



The exif says f2.0, the 85mm will jump from f1.8 to f2.0...so it's somewhere around there.

David



Apr 01, 2013 at 10:26 PM
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Ron, what a nice example of the quality of Nikon's old Series-E lenses!

Reminds me of a shot taken 8 weeks ago - a roebuck visiting the garden.
At first I've thought he's ill, but later I've figured out he has maybe just his cheeks full with found windfalls:



Cute and she has probably got a mouth full of Brussels Sprouts



Apr 01, 2013 at 10:33 PM
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I feel like I have full-time job... Between shooting and processing images I'm busy all the time, but I still haven't made it to San Francisco. The weather forecast was for rain and overcast so I figured this would be a down day. But by mid-morning I saw some sun breaking through clouds over Mount Tamalpais and thought perhaps this was a good day to try Muir Woods again. It has been raining, so perhaps the tourists stayed home... They didn't. It was a mess again with full parking lots and visitors parking along the roadway for well over a mile past the entrance. I turned around with the intention of giving it up, but when I didn't see any cars waiting at the entrance to main lot closest to the gate I pulled in. Then I noticed someone getting ready to leave. I lucked out! Then I discovered for a one time fee of $10 I could get a "senior pass" that allows me a lifetime of free entrance to national parks and recreation lands. Not too shabby.

I took over three hundred photos today so it will take some time to review them and identify the keepers. Until I'm ready to begin major posting, I'll drop one shot on the thread. This is something we've seen before from John, who loves to point his camera up in the air and take a photo of tree limbs, though he generally uses the 16 f/3.5 AI and I used the 24 f/2.8 N.C. AI'd. Nikki did get a workout today, but when taking photos of tall trees I needed wide, not long.


There are redwoods. You'll see more of them...



Apr 01, 2013 at 11:48 PM
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Hello all!

I have a 16mm 3.5 that has a factory conversion that I am about to put up on the B&S for $400, with shipping and Paypal included. I thought I would post here and see if anyone was interested before I put it on the board. If you are, please PM me.

Tony



Apr 01, 2013 at 11:50 PM
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CGrindahl wrote:

I feel like I have full-time job... Between shooting and processing images I'm busy all the time, but I still haven't made it to San Francisco. The weather forecast was for rain and overcast so I figured this would be a down day. But by mid-morning I saw some sun breaking through clouds over Mount Tamalpais and thought perhaps this was a good day to try Muir Woods again. It has been raining, so perhaps the tourists stayed home... They didn't. It was a mess again with full parking lots and visitors parking along the roadway for well over
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I like this one. How does it look rotated 90 degrees counter clockwise?




Apr 01, 2013 at 11:50 PM
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Tony, sent you a pm



No I don't want to buy it

Reagan



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I think it would be more difficult to view on most monitors Kevin. Besides these are always very subjective choices we make in how we process images. This was how I shot it, so I guess this is how I saw it.

This one is a bit easier. I couldn't resist adding one shot taken with Nikki. This was taken on the way up Mount Tamalpais. There are spectacular vistas in all directions from the mountain, but this is certainly one of the most dramatic. It is another wide shot folks...




Apr 02, 2013 at 12:08 AM
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Looks like I could have gone into the city and had a good day for shooting after all... Tomorrow I'll drive in and on Wednesday I'll take the ferry... I promise.


Apr 02, 2013 at 12:10 AM
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Jeff, Shadow Hill II is my kind of landscape shot - nice foreground detail coupled with a great mid and far distance elements to keep the eye exploring.

Ronny, tremendous lighting on the rim-light shepard.

Leighton, I like brussels sprouts too, but only prepared in a certain way with bacon and some other goodies. Never liked it till I tried a well known steakhouse's take.....

Georg, love the pp on the lighthouse and sunstar.

Agentbird, the KL shots are nice, looks like you had some great vantage points. Any zero tilt shots to compare?

Ray



Apr 02, 2013 at 01:07 AM
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A little bit of Easter decor ... D700 105 f2.5 AIS




Easter decor




Apr 02, 2013 at 01:08 AM
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Reagan wrote:
Someone say Tulips
50 1.4SC

The bee landed at the same moment I pushed the shutter It was pure luck

Reagan


Beautiful tulips Reagan.



Apr 02, 2013 at 01:17 AM
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kwoodard wrote:
Love it! Had one of those myself. Think I posted it here before...but if not...

Series E 50mm, reverse Macro...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8347/8152439086_691f889962_b.jpg
Up close and personal by Kevin.Woodard, on Flickr



Kevin, very nice. If you did post it before, it is still worth a second look.



Apr 02, 2013 at 01:18 AM
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CGrindahl wrote:

I think it would be more difficult to view on most monitors Kevin. Besides these are always very subjective choices we make in how we process images. This was how I shot it, so I guess this is how I saw it.

This one is a bit easier. I couldn't resist adding one shot taken with Nikki. This was taken on the way up Mount Tamalpais. There are spectacular vistas in all directions from the mountain, but this is certainly one of the most dramatic. It is another wide shot folks...

http://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-i6LtPihQeBI/UVogezI83hI/AAAAAAAATdU/UZr8N1zpEgA/s1600/85.1.8.HC.SFVistaFromMtTam.jpg


Nice panoramic Curtis. Quite an impressive view. Is it much of a hike to get to this view?



Apr 02, 2013 at 01:20 AM
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Love the macro shots!

Here is a recent one with the 28 f/2 AI. I didn't realize bikes could catch leprosy.




And these are from last summer. First is wide open and the second is stopped down to f/2.8. The 28 f/2 AI is like 2 lenses in 1: oodles of character (aka spherical aberration ) wide open but stopped down it's as sharp as anything.






Apr 02, 2013 at 02:23 AM
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Some beautiful shots here. I am going to put up a nice 50-135 in the B&S in a day or two. PM me if you are interested.


Apr 02, 2013 at 03:50 AM
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For Scott -

Here's a shot with the 16/3.5 on a D300 with some straight lines to show it without correction and with 93% correction in NX2. I have some perspective distortion due to having the lens tilted up just a bit, but you get the idea - most of the remaining distortion can definitely be taken out and you get about an effective 21mm FX FOV.

I loved using the 16/3.5 on my D300 for wide shots with a really small prime . . .

John





Un-Corrected 16/3.5 on D300







93% Distortion Correction in NX2




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