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It's the rebate edge of the neg since it's a contact print.
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I don't understand any of that.
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Not necessarily. I've done shots ranging from f/2.8 to f/8 with the lens, and still have the OOF issue.

I do have to admit though that moving up from my XTi's smaller viewfinder, the degree of how OOF I am has lowered a lot.

But yea, it's probably a lack of experience with me. Without a split prism or the mechanism used in rangefinders, I have a hard time MF.
Well, the focus on the new AF lenses feels more linear, as opposed the more exponential focus of the MF. So that doesn't help either...
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I don't understand any of that.
he put a negative on top of a photopaper then exposed the paper to make a contact sheet.
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I'll break it down.

When a film holder is used there are tabs inside that holds the film down.



Obviously the parts being covered by the tabs aren't exposed when the picture is taken. You're seeing that in the pic since I made a contact print.

EDIT: It's also seen in enlargements since some photographers prefer it. For example Avedon left it in a lot of his photos.
Edited by Marin - 3/24/11 at 11:30pm
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how big is that negative?
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8x10. Here's the camera I used.

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I think I'm going to buy a gripped D7000 @ the end of the year and probably buy a five year warranty on top of that. I also think I'm going to sell my 50/1.4 and rebuy a 35/1.8. I'm not a huge fan of the 50 focal length on a crop body :/

Then I'll need a wide angle.
    
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Man, UPS in this area rocks. Slept in until 9, and this was at my door when I got up to make coffee.



Package also included a new nifty, but everybody's already seen that 1000 times.
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Originally Posted by r31ncarnat3d View Post
I personally prefer larger apertures over IS. Both help with camera shake in different ways (larger aperture allows you to raise shutter speed), but IS can't also manipulate DoF like aperture can.
It depends on the lens. IS is very useful for a 70-200/2.8 at the long end (for reasons that mz mentioned), but it's mostly superfluous for a 17-50/55, though not totally useless. It allowed me to get away with some fairly long shutter speeds when I had the Canon version.

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Originally Posted by laboitenoire View Post
Ugh, now I'm debating the possibility of selling my D5000 and getting a D200 or D300... I have way too much camera angst, and for no reason... I know lenses should come before bodies, but the Tokina 11-16 is calling, and I'd have no AF on my D5000.
That's the common admonition, lenses before bodies, but depending on a persons gear, it can be the obvious thing to do. Since you want AF for all your lenses, present and future, it seems a logical choice to upgrade to a D300/D7000.

Of course the ideal thing to do is to upgrade the body and lenses and be done with it.

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Man, UPS in this area rocks. Slept in until 9, and this was at my door when I got up to make coffee.



Package also included a new nifty, but everybody's already seen that 1000 times.
Nice. Funny though, it looks like it says "SLO Glass" on the box (yes I know it's super low dispersion).
Edited by GoneTomorrow - 3/25/11 at 8:20am
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