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Jul 16, 2020 10:06 |  #1397

Keep'em coming, Martin!!! These are all wonderful... Plus you're keeping out page on top!!! Hehehehe...

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Jul 16, 2020 12:10 as a reply to  @ post 19091518 |  #1398

I love the angle of this shot and the one below in the other post. How high above the ground do you have the camera situated? Also, how far away are the skyscrapers? With the compression of the 200 mm, are these several miles away from your vantage point? Are you using a strobe or flash with soft box? I’d like to replicate this in my own area (Minneapolis) and would appreciate the suggestions/advice. Thank you!




  
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Jul 17, 2020 14:58 as a reply to  @ airbutchie's post |  #1399

Thank you Butch :)




  
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Jul 17, 2020 15:45 as a reply to  @ spaceghost1969's post |  #1400

Most of my shoots I will say 99% were taken from the ground. It is easier when camera is situated on the ground. No lifting and no injuries after long day shooting. I just need to mention also shooting from the ground creates awesome blurry ground bokeh as well :) which I love a lot! There is one disadvantage when shooting from the ground - how to focus and how to view object when camera doesn’t have "Flip Screen” I found for this good solution "camera angle finder” it is making shooting from the ground so easy. Those "camera angle finder” are so cheap and can be use for any brand of cameras.

Those skyscrapers are about quarter of mile away. I have been using external light (one light only) only one time so far (my last picture “the girl with the handbag”) I was trying to overpower the sun that day but unfortunately there was no sun at all that’s way background looks little bit dark. I hope I will get some sunny days in the future. I was using "CITI600 Manual Battery Powered Flash” at high speed 1/8000, full power 1/1 with standard reflector and honeycomb no soft boxes, umbrellas




  
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Jul 17, 2020 21:03 as a reply to  @ photovalley's post |  #1402

Wow. Thank you for the detailed response. I really appreciate the effort and advice!




  
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Jul 21, 2020 14:54 |  #1404

Picked this beauty up. Can’t wait to shoot with it.


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Jul 21, 2020 15:25 |  #1405

Woo Hoo!!! Congrats and welcome to family... Our family is getting bigger... AND BETTER!!! hehehehe... Post when you can...

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Jul 21, 2020 15:31 |  #1406

airbutchie wrote in post #19096851 (external link)
Woo Hoo!!! Congrats and welcome to family... Our family is getting bigger... AND BETTER!!! hehehehe... Post when you can...

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Jul 21, 2020 15:50 |  #1407

With that said, let's keep this thread on the first page of the lens sample photo archive!!! hehehehe...

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Jul 21, 2020 17:10 as a reply to  @ VAsponger's post |  #1408

Congrats. Top mint almost unused condition. Love it !




  
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The most colourful vivid optics on any glass I have ever seen on a lens




  
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