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HoosierJoe
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Jun 07, 2011 23:32 |  #3871

hienz wrote in post #12555314external link
o: Petal hood? But the front element rotates.

So it won't fit?



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Jun 08, 2011 05:17 |  #3872

A couple of my 55-250mm shots. I love this lens!

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Jun 08, 2011 11:18 |  #3873

Wow! Very nice pictures up there. I'm meeting up with someone to get this lens for $150. I want to use it at the race track.




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hienz
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Jun 08, 2011 16:19 |  #3874

HoosierJoe wrote in post #12555669external link
So it won't fit?

It'll fit but I don't think you'll benefit much from it in terms of shielding direct light. When you spin the zoom or focus ring, the petal hood will just rotate with it and thus become unaligned. You'd be better off with one of the cup-looking ones, something like an ET-60 which was specifically designed for the lens.

Really amazing pictures btw, Donald. I almost can't believe that they were taken with the 55-250, so crisp!


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Jun 08, 2011 16:24 |  #3875

I went to Shakira's concert in C.R, for some reason DSLR cameras r not allowed in that concert, but i said, **** it, what am i doing here w/o a good camera.... let's hide it under my pant lol

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Jun 08, 2011 18:04 |  #3876

haha. How you manage to hide a dslr and 55-250 in your pants? My pants aren't big enough to fit a lens alone. Pictures are nice and clear though. How far were you and was it difficult shooting handheld?




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Jun 08, 2011 19:03 |  #3877

Was a joke, i actually had the body and two lenses in my bag and cover it with a shirt.
About 48 fts away. With a 60D wasn't that difficult due to it's display. The IS did a good job too.


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Jun 08, 2011 22:20 |  #3878

nice pictures




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Jun 09, 2011 02:16 |  #3879

One of the giant wood spider

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Jun 09, 2011 05:36 |  #3880

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Moon shot taken tonight, hand held using the 55-250 IS. Soft but still amazing that it could pull off a shot like this. The IS really does well I think - no crop.
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Jun 09, 2011 14:35 as a reply to amishelvis's post |  #3881

Hi,
I've had the 55-250 IS for a couple of months now and I'm really pleased with it. I finally seem to be getting the sharp images that everyone else shoots.
Shot these 2 at Colchester Zoo . The tiger is cropped and a little saturation added in PP as it was a dull day.
Monkey is cropped a bit but no more PP was needed.
Hope these are good enough for this wicked thread you have all created:)

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Jun 09, 2011 21:49 |  #3882

I'm still a noob, but these are some that I came up with :)

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Jun 10, 2011 00:50 as a reply to amishelvis's post |  #3883

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Jun 10, 2011 06:38 |  #3884

amishelvis wrote in post #12562509 (external link)
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Moon shot taken tonight, hand held using the 55-250 IS. Soft but still amazing that it could pull off a shot like this. The IS really does well I think - no crop.
Rebel Xti 1/30 f29.0 ISO 400 (Manual)

This lens is very capable of taking sharp and detailed moon shots. I think the absurdly high aperture number that you used, caused the softness. This lens is at it's sharpest at f/5.6. ;)


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Jun 10, 2011 22:21 as a reply to Robin522's post |  #3885

just 2 cuz 3 are going into the t2i post...

so it was my 4yr olds first practice of this year...
all PSE and light crop to make pic pleasant and remove unwanted chopped players...


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