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Awesome few days of shooting coming up. Rocky Mountain NP then Black Canyon of the Gunnison NP then Mesa Verde then Monument Valley. I am excited. And don't take that the wrong way.
Is your mom taking you?




I jest.


edit: Hopefully I'll have some editing time tomorrow, but I liked a lot of what I saw in-camera from the weekend. BMX, a fatal car wreck, 21st century polarized moonwalks and more.
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my friend phoned in today and asked the question, "If you can sum up a D700 review in one sentence, what would it be?" I replied, "ISO3200 is the new ISO400."

edit: also, i learned how to shoot my d700 with my left hand. i turn the cam is upside down and i flip the image back in photoshop. after not shooting for about 2 months, i walked around for a good six hours downtown. i may get a lighter walk around lens because i'm a little shaky. however, all in all i'm happy i'm back in business.

"Trinket shop"

Edited by Dream Killer - 6/12/11 at 11:13pm
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Well, I bought a 300 f/4 L IS for my motorsports stuff since I've found 200 and even 250 to be not quite enough reach for my liking. Figure if I don't like it I can always sell it; cheaper than renting anyway if I choose to do that.
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Got zoom-creep?
Slightly. But I'm sad since my 120-300 doesn't screw into the tripod.


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Is your mom taking you?
Hell yeah dawg! For some reason I am really fascinated by the Cajon Pass.

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edit: Hopefully I'll have some editing time tomorrow, but I liked a lot of what I saw in-camera from the weekend. BMX, a fatal car wreck, 21st century polarized moonwalks and more.
I don't even. Fatal car assident?!?! D:

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edit: also, i learned how to shoot my d700 with my left hand. i turn the cam is upside down.
.......... It's much easier with a vertical grip.

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Well, I bought a 300 f/4 L IS for my motorsports stuff since I've found 200 and even 250 to be not quite enough reach for my liking. Figure if I don't like it I can always sell it; cheaper than renting anyway if I choose to do that.
I sense a 1.4 teleconverter in your future. 250 to 300 ain't much but that 300 pairs well with the 1.4 to make 420 f/5.6.
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I sense a 1.4 teleconverter in your future. 250 to 300 ain't much but that 300 pairs well with the 1.4 to make 420 f/5.6.
Will it still auto focus on a rebel body with a 1.4 TC?
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Any EOS body will AF to f/5.6, but only the 1-series will focus at f/8.
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Great. My 24-70's front bezel (with the filter threads) must be bent, because it takes a lot of effort to screw on a filter (tried three different ones). None of the threads are damaged and the bezel itself looks perfectly circular. Argh. Off to Canon I guess. No biggie as I wanted to get it calibrated anyway (seems way softer at f/2.8 then when I first got it and no amount of AF micro adjust seems to help).
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Any EOS body will AF to f/5.6, but only the 1-series will focus at f/8.
Thanks man. So guess that means the 1.4x would be fine but the 2x is out of the question for a f/4 lens.
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.......... It's much easier with a vertical grip.
how so? it's still right handed, only now the camera is oriented in portrait mode. if you're wondering how i trip the shutter, it's with my right hand via cable release

also makes the whole thing even heavier so even if it is easier to hold, it would be counter productive
Edited by Dream Killer - 6/13/11 at 1:31pm
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Thanks man. So guess that means the 1.4x would be fine but the 2x is out of the question for a f/4 lens.
I can't help but wonder if the lens you're really looking for is the 100-400.
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