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Old 21st of June 2009 (Sun)   #2881
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Default Re: Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 DC Macro

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Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 DC Macro
Tamron AF 17-50mm F/2.8 XR Di-II LD SP ZL Aspherical (IF)

Is 17mm on the Sig the same as 17mm on The Tam. I guess its the macro term that is messing with me.
Macro has nothing to do with field of view. 17mm is 17mm, regardless of lens.
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Old 21st of June 2009 (Sun)   #2882
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Thought i recognised it Paul! Great shots
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Old 22nd of June 2009 (Mon)   #2883
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1st ever model shoot, last night in Causeway Bay:




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Old 22nd of June 2009 (Mon)   #2884
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Nice work, Marco. It looks good to be in HK (or is it Singapore?).
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Old 22nd of June 2009 (Mon)   #2885
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Thanks Tony, its Hong Kong
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Old 23rd of June 2009 (Tue)   #2886
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why my sigma, sometimes good focus .. sometimes error (focus in the center)

and i trying in the 1 left down focus point, sometimes is ok, sometimes OOF also ...

ahhh...... i should shoot many more to test my copy of lens ...

hopes everything good......
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Old 23rd of June 2009 (Tue)   #2887
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got up at 5am to get this (and a few others coming soon).
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Old 23rd of June 2009 (Tue)   #2888
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Also check this video out i made of a few exposures that shows the sunrise and the windmills turning.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/rohicks/3654650685/

If you have never seen one of these in person they truly are a sight. They are so massive.
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Old 24th of June 2009 (Wed)   #2889
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Prob. the last of the set i will upload.

More than corn in Indiana.


Sunrise in full go! Pretty awesome seeing this shot through my lens.


Just breaking the horizon.
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Nice shot's skill. If we go to Denmark this holiday, I will Def. get up early one day..
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Old 27th of June 2009 (Sat)   #2891
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Here are a couple from a child's birthday party I shot earlier in the year.



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Old 27th of June 2009 (Sat)   #2892
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Wow, nice skill, Skill
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Wow, nice skill, Skill
heh Thannnnkkks.

Bought Joe McNally's new book the other day ... certainly a must get for anyone working with off camera flash photography. Excellent read and well worth the money.

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"this is the seller of egg cracker in jakarta - Indonesia, its "betawi" traditional food"
F2.8 | 17mm | 1/6 | iso 1600
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and now i'm thinking very hard to sell this lens.....
i love the color
i love the contrast
i HATE the FOCUS ACCURACY !!

thinking to upgrade or buy 1 new lens with different focal length ? which one is good ?

if focus correctly, then it comes like this .. :


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A few from yesterday:







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