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I had some indoor shots of some people for a little event the other day, I had my nifty at f/4.0 and my yn-560 as a bounce flash with reflector, and I can pretty confidentially say that they are some of my best shots.

 

Love that little lens.

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The Nifty Fifty is still on sale for $99 right now: http://m.adorama.com/newui/search.aspx?sku=CA5018AFU

This weekend has been my first time actually shooting with one and that little lens is a lot of fun.

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I had some indoor shots of some people for a little event the other day, I had my nifty at f/4.0 and my yn-560 as a bounce flash with reflector, and I can pretty confidentially say that they are some of my best shots.

Love that little lens.

What's the difference between having the 18-55 set to 50 and the nifty fifty?
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Aperture. At 50mm, the 18-55 is at max f/5.6. The nifty has a max aperture of f/1.8. It lets in a lot more light and has a much thinner depth of field.
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Aperture. At 50mm, the 18-55 is at max f/5.6. The nifty has a max aperture of f/1.8. It lets in a lot more light and has a much thinner depth of field.


It's also like 10x sharper.

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Sam's club sells a T3i "Value Bundle" for $749, body, 2 lenses, SD card and other stuff - no idea if it's worth it:
http://www.samsclub.com/sams/canon-t3i-18-0mp-digital-slr-value-bundle/prod6100160.ip

Guess for pics, a 1920x1200 S-IPS or AH-IPS is better due to larger area - more pixels anyways; that, and full Adobe RGB.
They sell for around $500.
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When shopping for monitors, I can't tell which has what IPS. They're all only listed by IPS or LCD.
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When shopping for monitors, I can't tell which has what IPS. They're all only listed by IPS or LCD.

Just google for "S-IPS monitor" or "AH-IPS monitor deals"... you got the idea.
Or try these:

http://www.pchardwarehelp.com/guides/s-ips-lcd-list.php
http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/articles/monitor_panel_parts.htm
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Couldn't find a monitor in time for her birthday. When I went to the stores, they had IPS on the tag but I had no way of telling what version each had.

And then shopping on websites, they only tag them as IPS, LCD, LED, TN, etc. But never state which IPS it has. And if I googled the model of the monitor, they wouldn't say. They keep saying "IPS for maximum viewing angles" or "IPS panels for optimum clarity" or something stupid along those lines.

I was hoping to have it hooked up last night after she went to bed so that she's surprised this morning. Didn't happen.


Funny story about the tri-pod. Dropped wife off at Jo-anns, took kids shopping with me, bought the tri-pod. Yesterday wife emails me a link to a tri-pod and said she needed it. I was like "oh crap, please don't buy it, please don't buy it or better yet don't ask to buy it". Later she said not to order it online but maybe go shopping for one this weekend. She was surprised to see a tri-pod this morning.
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