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Nov 07, 2012 03:41 |  #826

Wow!


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Nov 07, 2012 18:01 |  #827

Just bought one from a Forum member, cant wait to play with it.


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Nov 07, 2012 21:54 |  #828

AmpLee wrote in post #15204297 (external link)
This is a really neat lens. I just picked this up for my full-frame setup now that there's a version with a removable hood. Here's one I took today...

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And DKR:

Very nice.


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Nov 08, 2012 02:38 |  #829

Love that pic Amplee! How far away did you have to walk, to not be in the picture? :lol:

Still enjoying using the 8mm for landscape type stuff.

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Nov 11, 2012 15:53 as a reply to romanv's post |  #830

Great lens for dark skies.

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Nov 13, 2012 21:09 |  #831

AmpLee wrote in post #15204297 (external link)
This is a really neat lens. I just picked this up for my full-frame setup now that there's a version with a removable hood. Here's one I took today...

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Neat shot! So what would this have looked like with the hood on?
How much was it by the way?

And did you add the softness to the borders of the circular image? Is it a clean circular image straight from your full frame camera?


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Nov 14, 2012 07:21 |  #832

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Nov 14, 2012 07:23 |  #833

pope953 wrote in post #15216498external link
So I've read that you can configure these lenses? Is that correct?

Configure what?


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Nov 14, 2012 07:59 |  #834

Probably means calibrate them. Yes you can and most likely should .


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Nov 14, 2012 08:14 |  #835

Got mine last night. Very clear, cant wait to take it out.


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Nov 15, 2012 02:25 |  #836

Calibrate? Or is it just not on the right aperture?


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Nov 16, 2012 07:24 |  #837

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Nov 16, 2012 16:33 as a reply to BB Snapshots's post |  #838

samsen wrote in post #15220457external link
And DKR:

Very nice.

Thank you!

romanv wrote in post #15221059external link
Love that pic Amplee! How far away did you have to walk, to not be in the picture? :lol:

Didn't have to walk anywhere, just pointed up and took the shot. :)

hyogen wrote in post #15242953external link
Neat shot! So what would this have looked like with the hood on?
How much was it by the way?

And did you add the softness to the borders of the circular image? Is it a clean circular image straight from your full frame camera?

The hood on would look the same as the fixed hood version (kinda mustache-like vignette on top and bottom) on a full-frame camera. The lens was on sale, I believe it cost around $300 with the discount.

It's a hard circle, with blurry edges without post processing. I crop in to the edges of the circle and add vignetting with LR4 to give it more of a smooth transition.

Thanks again, I'll grab some more recent images...


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Nov 16, 2012 16:42 |  #839

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Nov 16, 2012 18:35 |  #840

Nice shots!


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