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Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro

 
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Feb 01, 2010 19:35 as a reply to post 9515022 |  #406

One more from a shoot I did a few weeks back. I'm still going through the batch of photos and finding gems...

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Feb 01, 2010 22:13 |  #407

jdlloyd67 wrote in post #9521095 (external link)
One more from a shoot I did a few weeks back. I'm still going through the batch of photos and finding gems...

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Ok I have to ask what your settings were and did you use OCF and reflectors. How far away from you model were you? I can't wait till summer gets here. You have done a superb job. I need to get clicking with this lens.


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QueenChatty wrote in post #9522167external link
Ok I have to ask what your settings were and did you use OCF and reflectors. How far away from you model were you? I can't wait till summer gets here. You have done a superb job. I need to get clicking with this lens.

Thanks!!!

I was about 10 - 12 feet away using my 430ex Speedlight mounted on my camera (due to rain in the area I didn't want to chance setting up the light gear). The heavy cloud cover gave me the perfect defused lighting. :D

I always shoot in Manual Mode. Here's the settings:

f/2.8 @ 200/sec using ISO 200


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Feb 07, 2010 23:02 |  #409

Why oh why did I buy this lens? Now all my lenses (which are not L lenses) seem soft!:~(




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Feb 09, 2010 10:46 as a reply to cdnclicker's post |  #410

I got mine a few days ago and can't stop playing with it!

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Feb 09, 2010 14:01 |  #411

jimi thing wrote in post #9574081external link
I got mine a few days ago and can't stop playing with it!

It's a wonderful thing! Isn't it? :D


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Feb 09, 2010 14:16 |  #412

Haha, it's great! Put's my 50 1.8 to shame. Thanks for the advice on this one.




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Feb 13, 2010 18:39 |  #413

Mine came today! WooHooo!!!!

First shots with the 7D and new light tent. Hand held, so they're not great but certainly nice enough for me..

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Feb 13, 2010 22:36 |  #414

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Feb 14, 2010 06:14 as a reply to MackDaddy1962's post |  #415

I got mine primarily to duplicate old slides and film and got an excellent lens that became a all-round favorite. I would prefer the 60 mm macro before the cheep favorite 50 1.8 if one extra prime was the objective. 2.8 is pretty good and you get USM and macro, there will always be a need for occasionally to document small stuff.

My very first shot with a SLR (Minolta XG2 + 50mm kit lens), September 1978, Kodachrome 64 (duplicated with 60m – exp 160/1, f/8 and ex 430 ETTL):

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100 %:
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And all those old yellow indoor shots will be easily corrected digitally with white balance.

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Feb 14, 2010 12:40 |  #416

A few from this weekend

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Feb 14, 2010 13:22 |  #417

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Feb 16, 2010 04:38 as a reply to jdlloyd67's post |  #418

Taken with 60mm on the 50D...

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Feb 16, 2010 07:24 as a reply to dustnbones's post |  #419

Great shots guys! Keep 'em coming!!! :)


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