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hey guys... i have not been here since i first got my D60.. been trying to tech myself photography, play around with lenses, etc...

I just joined the flickr group, so see you on there!

If you would like to update my gear list, here you go...

Nikon D60
Nikon 18-55mm AF-S VR
Nikon 55-200mm AF-S VR
Nikon 50mm f/1.8 D AF
Nikon 105mm f/2.5 AI
Nikon 55mm Micro with M2 for 1:1 macro
Vivitar 200mm f/3.5 with 2x-3 teleconverter
Nikon SB-600

also a Nikon Coolpix P5100 for P&S


This is beginning to be a sickness!
Edited by bgbop15 - 8/26/08 at 7:21am
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Originally Posted by Marin View Post
Pretty upset right now. I am in Colorado right now to see some relatives and while on the flight I saw the most amazing sunset ever. There was a huge break between the lower and upper clouds and it looked so epic. And guess where my camera was... on my desk at home! Brilliant! I forgot to bring it with me to school as I was going directly from school to the airport. *sigh*

Oh well, I am going to Hawaii in December so I have another chance to take amazing pictures.

Anyways, this pic was taken under the Kotel in Israel. This is to the side of the tunnel where they are still excavating,

Colorado Native right here, and I feel your pain. The sunsets here completely pwn any others that i have seen. Even in Kuaii. Only thing is, they go a way so fast, so you need to have your camera with you ALL the time. If you're lucky, there may be some mist above the mountains during a sunset. It's happened a few times this summer. Truely one of the sweetest views I have ever seen in my life. You get some nice reds and oranges, and you can see a several layers of mountains, instead of the usual one or two. Have your camera around your neck 24/7 while you're here lol.
    
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Originally Posted by christian_piper View Post
Thank you very much! Checking it all out now
Sure man, np Hope it does what you want .

Quote:
Originally Posted by jbrown View Post
Ok I'm gonna try and answer everything in order, lol.

Yes that is my girlfriend, and unfortunately I didn't take that shot. A very, very skilled photog from here did.

I've never just paid a model, it's always been TFCD [time for cd, prints, w/e, no money involved. Just for portfolios. [as you guessed]

I did pay for that big shoot, $80 went to organizer who was the MUA[make up artist]

She then payed the models I think, and the locations owner. [ a private house]

I did that shoot to start my portfolio, so I could start finding and shooting models. I had barely any equipment, was borrowing a flash, and had a good lens. 50mm 1.4

NOW, about gray shirt shot. That was impromptu at my runway shoot, I had him pose in a window seal, all natural lighting coming through white window behind him. Came out great. NO PP at all, just crop.

I really am a complete noob.
Thanks for replying, I appreicate it .

I have to say, for a "noob" you've certainly got some nice shots there .

I'm thinking of getting myself a 50mm f1.4 at some point, as they're relatively cheap compared to most other lenses and seem to be one of the best types for portraiture. How often do you use lower than f2.8 for DOF? What's the most common aperture/s you use for portraiture?

Thanks again for the info.

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Hi Guys,

Now that I'm off at college, I am looking into a nice P&S camera to use around campus. Any suggestions? Budget is in the $200-250 range.
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SD1100 IS
great camera for the price.
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i just got a nikon coolpix P5100 takes great 12MP shots, and has a hotshoe on top if you want to get a decent flash later for indoor shots... party shots are about a million times better with an SB-400 flipped up for bounce flash
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and don't forget the hotshoe should also allow remote flash shots so you can do off center lighting also.
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and don't forget the hotshoe should also allow remote flash shots so you can do off center lighting also.
awww crap.. something ELSE for me to spend money on now
Edited by bgbop15 - 8/26/08 at 10:47am
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you should be able to get a cheap wireless remote trigger for about 20-30 bucks
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