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Jan 17, 2018 07:32 |  #10426

I'm having gas for the new Canon 90 2.8 tilt shift macro:rolleyes:


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Jan 17, 2018 08:13 |  #10427

KayakPhotos wrote in post #18542883 (external link)
How do you guys focus your 16-35 lenses for landscapes? I have traditionally used the hyperfocal distance, but I’m not sure if this is the best method. I usually shoot at f/8 or f/11. It’s specifically the 16-35 f/4 zeiss.

usually 1/3 into the foreground, and let DOF handle the rest. If foreground is very close, then 2 or 3 image stack is possible.


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xpfloyd
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Jan 17, 2018 08:33 |  #10428

I don’t have a 16-35 anymore but when shooting landscapes with other lenses I normally set focus at infinity at f/5.6-f/8. I find this gives sharper results than hyperfocal which is what I used to use


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Jan 17, 2018 09:42 |  #10429

This bride is actually one of the cosplay girls I work with. So when the bridal session was wrapped up, we decided to have some fun

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Jan 17, 2018 11:19 |  #10430

mystik610 wrote in post #18542954 (external link)
This bride is actually one of the cosplay girls I work with. So when the bridal session was wrapped up, we decided to have some fun

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That is brilliant!


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Jan 17, 2018 11:20 |  #10431

Obligatory Cardinal and snow shot of winter 2018 :)

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Jan 17, 2018 12:13 |  #10432

ccp900 wrote in post #18542865 (external link)
hey she's viral now right?? hehehe

also, i cant even think how the heck to do that edit hahaha.

That's all its about "publicity", I once seen a elephant paint, and it was better than that. ;-)a


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Jan 17, 2018 12:16 |  #10433

Bianchi wrote in post #18543091 (external link)
That's all its about "publicity", I once seen a elephant paint, and it was better than that. ;-)a

As a photographer, that's not the kind of publicity you want though. Your reputation, your product, and your brand are all in on the same. If people associate you with bad photos, you're basically done.


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Jan 17, 2018 12:47 |  #10434

David Arbogast wrote in post #18542799 (external link)
Anyone who shoots portraits and endeavors to do brilliant work at retouching/processing needs to check out this amazing photographer’s work:

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:p

At least the two dogs look good :)


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Jan 17, 2018 14:30 |  #10435

David A - I’m reading my way through the CV40 thread on FM and I saw your question about colour and the subsequent responses. I couldn’t disagree more with them. The 3D pop and amazing colours is the first thing I noticed about the lens!


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Jan 17, 2018 15:03 |  #10436

I have fallen in love with the FE 35 f/1.4...I had hoped to be using it while strolling around Italy for the next week...but a passport issue meant we didn't get to travel...and as absolutely wrecked as it has left me...I did get to see my little girl when we got home, and it snowed last night...so despite it being something like 20 degrees outside with a windchill close to zero...this kid wanted to play outside.

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Jan 17, 2018 15:39 |  #10437

xpfloyd wrote in post #18543214 (external link)
David A - I’m reading my way through the CV40 thread on FM and I saw your question about colour and the subsequent responses. I couldn’t disagree more with them. The 3D pop and amazing colours is the first thing I noticed about the lens!

I completely agree. Since posting that I purchased my FE 35mm 1.4 ZA and I absolutely love it, but it doesn’t have the same color vibrancy as I always see in the CV 40mm shots.

It’s possible that an individual might pump up the colors in post, but it’s extremely unlikely that most FE 35mm 1.4 shooters universally choose to post less saturated images and most CV 40mm 1.2 shooters universally choose to post more vibrant images.


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Jan 17, 2018 15:43 |  #10438

TRhoads wrote in post #18543248 (external link)
I have fallen in love with the FE 35 f/1.4...I had hoped to be using it while strolling around Italy for the next week...but a passport issue meant we didn't get to travel...and as absolutely wrecked as it has left me...I did get to see my little girl when we got home, and it snowed last night...so despite it being something like 20 degrees outside with a windchill close to zero...this kid wanted to play outside.

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It is a great lens isn’t it? I think it’s got a strong shot at becoming my favorite. Hope to use the heck out of mine this year. :)

Sorry to hear about the trip falling through. Very disappointing!


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Jan 17, 2018 15:52 |  #10439

David Arbogast wrote in post #18543286 (external link)
I completely agree. Since posting that I purchased my FE 35mm 1.4 ZA and I absolutely love it, but it doesn’t have the same color vibrancy as I always see in the CV 40mm shots.

It’s possible that an individual might pump up the colors in post, but it’s extremely unlikely that most FE 35mm 1.4 shooters universally choose to post less saturated images and most CV 40mm 1.2 shooters universally choose to post more vibrant images.

It will be interesting to see how the Zeiss 35mm f2 ZE lens compares to the FE 35mm f1.4 ZA. The ZA looks like an awesome lens with AF as a major plus.


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Jan 17, 2018 15:53 |  #10440

TRhoads wrote in post #18543248 (external link)
I have fallen in love with the FE 35 f/1.4...I had hoped to be using it while strolling around Italy for the next week...but a passport issue meant we didn't get to travel...and as absolutely wrecked as it has left me...I did get to see my little girl when we got home, and it snowed last night...so despite it being something like 20 degrees outside with a windchill close to zero...this kid wanted to play outside.

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Travis, looks really great. Did you buy the lens or are you renting it?


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