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Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS - Nifty Two-Fifty

 
alix ­ jones
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Aug 14, 2011 14:12 |  #4156

ufauxreal wrote in post #12933568 (external link)
WOW! Awesome image! Love the reflections and the splash.

JB

Thanks ufauxreal i loved that pic its not easy to catch the flames when the rally shifts gears was lucky to catch it on that panning shot, im no pro im using a canon 1000d with this lense iv got it down to 1/30s and had stunning images panning or upto 1/2000s for freezing action like in some of the pics below

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Aug 14, 2011 21:44 |  #4157

silentsounds wrote in post #12933468 (external link)
Caught this guy outside the house.

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Aug 14, 2011 23:18 |  #4158

alix jones wrote in post #12933745 (external link)
Thanks ufauxreal i loved that pic its not easy to catch the flames when the rally shifts gears was lucky to catch it on that panning shot, im no pro im using a canon 1000d with this lense iv got it down to 1/30s and had stunning images panning or upto 1/2000s for freezing action like in some of the pics below.

Wow! Were those manually focused? There's no way the AF could catch those!


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Aug 15, 2011 00:06 |  #4159

kiapolo wrote in post #12936339 (external link)
Wow! Were those manually focused? There's no way the AF could catch those!

I'm assuming he used the AI Servo focus mode, which allows for panning shots.


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alix ­ jones
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Aug 15, 2011 02:26 |  #4160

silentsounds wrote in post #12936508 (external link)
I'm assuming he used the AI Servo focus mode, which allows for panning shots.

actualy i did these in "one shot" mode due to them being some distance from where i was stood and i didnt want the chance of AI Servo losing focus due to the conditions i was in heavy rain and low cloud




  
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Aug 15, 2011 10:22 |  #4161

Caught this guy in the dog's water bowl. Pulled him out and shot a few photos.

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Aug 15, 2011 15:08 |  #4162

[QUOTE=apexman;1293850​7]Caught this guy in the dog's water bowl. Pulled him out and shot a few photos.

Awesome shots man!
Can I ask how you got such a seductive shallow depth of field here with the 55-250 ?! :)

marcial4 and chrisneel - also great!!!


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Aug 15, 2011 21:16 |  #4163

[QUOTE=dirkkristen;129​40193]

apexman wrote in post #12938507 (external link)
Caught this guy in the dog's water bowl. Pulled him out and shot a few photos.

Awesome shots man!
Can I ask how you got such a seductive shallow depth of field here with the 55-250 ?! :)

marcial4 and chrisneel - also great!!!


Thanks! I didn't do anything special with the shot. Check out the exif info on my flickr. I literally took him out of the water bowl and placed him in the grass. Zoomed in as much as I could and close to the subject as possible (fairly close). I shot about 6 or 7 shots and used One Shot AF.


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Aug 16, 2011 11:13 |  #4164

From a back roads drive through Virginia this weekend:

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Aug 16, 2011 16:35 |  #4165

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Sweet little baby hummer. When I first saw her this morning she couldn't figure out the feeders and wasn't very good at flying. She let me pick her up and hold her a few times. For a while I was worried she wouldn't see tomorrow, but she finally got the hang of things and seems to be doing well now. I didn't bother with the camera too much today, I was too busy worrying about her. Once I saw she was finally drinking and flying around more, I grabbed the camera.

Not much cropped from this, just a bit of border where I had to straighten the line.

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Aug 16, 2011 21:49 as a reply to  @ MichelleB675's post |  #4166

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Aug 16, 2011 22:58 |  #4167

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Love it! Two thumbs up for this pic!! :D


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Aug 17, 2011 00:06 |  #4168

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Sweet little baby hummer. When I first saw her this morning she couldn't figure out the feeders and wasn't very good at flying. She let me pick her up and hold her a few times. For a while I was worried she wouldn't see tomorrow, but she finally got the hang of things and seems to be doing well now. I didn't bother with the camera too much today, I was too busy worrying about her. Once I saw she was finally drinking and flying around more, I grabbed the camera.

Not much cropped from this, just a bit of border where I had to straighten the line.

nice picture and lovely story :)


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Aug 18, 2011 00:02 as a reply to  @ kruno's post |  #4169

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This is my 6 yr old daughter's 5 1/2 mo old puppy... :)

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Aug 18, 2011 18:56 |  #4170

My apologies if these images are overly frightening to some folks...

So last night I was walking to dock to have a drink with my girlfriend, taking my camera to take some shots of the moon, possibly reflecting in the lake, or such.

On the way I took a couple of typical shots of the (slightly waning) moon at full zoom using the 55-250, when suddenly she says "don't walk onto the dock!" This had spun a web across the walkway:

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That's the moon being used for the silhouette. Slight brightness adjustment, nothing else done (except resize for posting, natch).

Here's what it looks like lit up with the on-board flash:

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Need to look it straight into the eyes...and eyes...and eyes...and eyes?

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100% crop of the fullsized previous shot.

And for those not yet fainted, the "other side"(mild cropping only for centering):

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Unfortunately it wasn't there when we got up at dawn. I still need to look up what kind of spider that is.

This lens does a pretty darned good job, IMHO.

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