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Apr 26, 2012 11:24 |  #7321

Ivann wrote in post #14331358 (external link)
Holy eyes!!
This shot is fantastic. You really know how to put natural lighting into good use.

And great PP as always!

Agreed! Fantastic.


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Apr 26, 2012 11:29 |  #7322

killagbear wrote in post #14331303 (external link)
Its 2:20 am over there and seeing this just made me really really hungry lol.

What length did you shoot this with? I'm assuming 70 since it's hard to shoot food really up close huh?

thanks so much for the kind words! i was really hungry as it was lunch time so i kinda just messed around w/ a few focal lengths... the metadata for that photo says 190mm so i think i was just about to stop shooting and eat lol... but with the MFD being a couple feet for this lens, usually you hafta zoom in closer to avoid a lot of crop work later in PP :D


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Apr 26, 2012 17:32 |  #7323

alvinkclee wrote in post #14332811 (external link)
thanks so much for the kind words! i was really hungry as it was lunch time so i kinda just messed around w/ a few focal lengths... the metadata for that photo says 190mm so i think i was just about to stop shooting and eat lol... but with the MFD being a couple feet for this lens, usually you hafta zoom in closer to avoid a lot of crop work later in PP :D

190mm o.O does that mean you were pretty far away then? And MFD means minimal focal distance right :o don't know my camera terms lol


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Apr 26, 2012 18:26 |  #7324

YAY!!! I got my lens today....

Not much of a test shot---------------

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Apr 27, 2012 00:10 |  #7325

Cactus garden at Joshua Tree National Park.

So sharp... it hurts!!

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Apr 27, 2012 00:53 |  #7326

cobra671 wrote in post #14331343 (external link)
They look great for having a TC in the mix. I wonder if the mark iii TC's would be any improvement over the previous?

Thanks, from what I've heard in the Canon 1.4x II versus III debate, the AF speed improves slightly and sharpness is slightly better in the mids/corners with the III, but it's not a huge improvement unfortunately. The Kenko pro 1.4x extender actually has slightly better sharpness in the center, but the price for that is worse mids/corners and slower AF.

As for the the 2x, the III is actually a pretty nice improvement over the II in all aspects, especially when mated to a newer lens, i.e. the 70-200 f/2.8 IS II and the crazy expensive super telephotos from the last 3 years. I just got the 2x III so I should have some pics up using that soon if you wanna check it out.




  
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Apr 27, 2012 00:59 |  #7327

Ivann wrote in post #14331358 (external link)
Holy eyes!!
This shot is fantastic. You really know how to put natural lighting into good use.

And great PP as always!

I think Ricku should be held to a different standard. He has an in-house model! It's not fair, lol.




  
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Apr 27, 2012 01:01 |  #7328

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Apr 27, 2012 03:00 |  #7329

Use mine mainly for motorsport, not had it long but I'm very happy with it so far.

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This one got printed out to A1 and looks superb
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with the 1.4 mk3 extender
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could you get any more Orange in a single shot - 1.4
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Love this lens, I sold my 100-400 to help fund it (also bought the 2x but have yet to try it)

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Apr 27, 2012 03:22 |  #7330

booja wrote in post #14336700 (external link)
QUOTED IMAGE

love the tonee . . :)


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Apr 27, 2012 03:52 |  #7331
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Ivann wrote in post #14331358 (external link)
Holy eyes!!
This shot is fantastic. You really know how to put natural lighting into good use.

And great PP as always!

Tonyz wrote in post #14332045 (external link)
That is a sweet shot Rick. I would make a large print if I were you. Btw, how about making a tutorial on your post processing techniques?

ions wrote in post #14332787 (external link)
Agreed! Fantastic.

KenBPhotos wrote in post #14336687 (external link)
I think Ricku should be held to a different standard. He has an in-house model! It's not fair, lol.

Thank you so much for the kind words! Much appreciated!

This photo made it to Flickr-explore today.


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Apr 27, 2012 04:12 |  #7332

Ricku wrote in post #14337051 (external link)
Thank you so much for the kind words! Much appreciated!

This photo made it to Flickr-explore today.

That shot really is amazing man. Love the lighting :D


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Apr 27, 2012 11:49 |  #7333

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Apr 27, 2012 11:51 |  #7334

I am really curious to see and hear more about this lens with the 2XIII. Is the IS still effective?


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Apr 27, 2012 13:23 |  #7335

Tommydigi wrote in post #14338928 (external link)
I am really curious to see and hear more about this lens with the 2XIII. Is the IS still effective?

I was using mine on a very bright day and stopped down to around f/8 for most shots, but was still using some pretty fast shutter speeds (1/800, 1/640 for my gator and anole shots I posted earlier)

I was very impressed but I can try some tests this weekend if I get a chance.


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