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Originally Posted by sub50hz View Post

Is this guy for real?
http://www.overclock.net/t/1178776/at-what-aperture-is-a-canon-f1-8-55mm-sharpest#post_15857005
I'm so gone every time I read anything this guy has written, its such total BS every time.

I'd be fine with his argument if he backed up his opinion by saying something along the lines of... Kelby is not a landscape photographer and asserts that he can make any landscape better by putting a person in front of it.

And if he didn't contradict himself in his 2nd and 3rd paragraphs.
    
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So, I just got back from a weekend off the grid (unrelated: there was much discussion about bacon and other powers that be).

I get back and a friend of mine let us know she's getting married and asks for recommendations. I'm not shooting weddings (yet), so I recommended our wedding photographer. Other than shooting Nikon, he was the bees knees. HE went out of his way to come to us for an initial meeting/discussion and was very professional but at the same time very personable, etc. Up front, he was awesome.

The day of the wedding, he was even more. We got a second photog that came with the guys to get ready, etc. While I was putting on my tux, the button (it was a two button jacket so you only use one, the top) flew off while I was putting it on -- not because it was super tight, but because it was apparently practically hanging off. At that point, we noticed that me and one of my groomsmen were both missing A cufflink. Without skipping a beat, our 2nd photog was like 'hey, I have a small kit in my car, I can put that back on for you, be right back'. The five of us were kind of in shock and a few minutes later, the button was back on, I was wearing my groomsmen's single cufflink and we were on our way.

The images that were captured were simply awesome. We got a DVD with about ~1750 images (our images were being uploaded to his online gallery when we were getting off the plane from our honeymoon), we had our image selection back in and had our ridiculously cool albums in our hands in 9 weeks (and they were coming from Italy nonetheless).

Sorry, back to what I was ACTUALLY talking about.. anyways, she gets a couple of other recommendations, including a guy who recommends his niece, a 'great photographer, who went to RIT' for Photography. I checked out her stuff, and it was MAYBE a bit better than GWC (Guy with camera), but I dont think she was quite the quality I would be pushing for weddings. Should I msg her and tell her that the chick that got recommended wasn't exactly up to snuff? Should I just let them figure it out on their own? Should I ask this on POTN? lol.

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So, I just got back from a weekend off the grid (unrelated: there was much discussion about bacon and other powers that be).
I get back and a friend of mine let us know she's getting married and asks for recommendations. I'm not shooting weddings (yet), so I recommended our wedding photographer. Other than shooting Nikon, he was the bees knees. HE went out of his way to come to us for an initial meeting/discussion and was very professional but at the same time very personable, etc. Up front, he was awesome.
The day of the wedding, he was even more. We got a second photog that came with the guys to get ready, etc. While I was putting on my tux, the button (it was a two button jacket so you only use one, the top) flew off while I was putting it on -- not because it was super tight, but because it was apparently practically hanging off. At that point, we noticed that me and one of my groomsmen were both missing A cufflink. Without skipping a beat, our 2nd photog was like 'hey, I have a small kit in my car, I can put that back on for you, be right back'. The five of us were kind of in shock and a few minutes later, the button was back on, I was wearing my groomsmen's single cufflink and we were on our way.
The images that were captured were simply awesome. We got a DVD with about ~1750 images (our images were being uploaded to his online gallery when we were getting off the plane from our honeymoon), we had our image selection back in and had our ridiculously cool albums in our hands in 9 weeks (and they were coming from Italy nonetheless).
Sorry, back to what I was ACTUALLY talking about.. anyways, she gets a couple of other recommendations, including a guy who recommends his niece, a 'great photographer, who went to RIT' for Photography. I checked out her stuff, and it was MAYBE a bit better than GWC (Guy with camera), but I dont think she was quite the quality I would be pushing for weddings. Should I msg her and tell her that the chick that got recommended wasn't exactly up to snuff? Should I just let them figure it out on their own? Should I ask this on POTN? lol.
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Originally Posted by Sean Webster View Post

This should be it I think lol
Second page
http://www.overclock.net/t/1175315/need-dslr-by-early-dec

And here as well:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1175137/wtb-wttf-dslr-for-beginner
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Originally Posted by r31ncarnat3d View Post

And here as well:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1175137/wtb-wttf-dslr-for-beginner

Ok, that was epic lol.
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Lol, what a human.
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got voluntoldminated to be photographer for a scholarship fundraising golf tournament...

got my d5k + 24-70.... and 12-24 if i really need a wide shot... if their budget allows, im hoping to rent a 70-200 f/2.8 vr II... good choice ? d5k crop would make it a 105 - 300 effective range lens..

should i consider the bigma 50-500 instead or 70-200 enough?
 
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I had no problems using my 70-200 for golf (on a crop sensor camera mind you), but I also had a golf cart on a course where everyone was walking, and I was one of the organizers so I basically went wherever I wanted, whenever I wanted. That included being far enough away to basically machine gun shots and get peoples' full back and front swings over 8-9 frames without being close enough for them to hear the shutter.
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wonder if they will let me use a cart Lol =3
 
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300/2.8 or 400/2.8 -- although you may want to PM nuclerajock or dudemanppl and see what they suggest.
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low budget already... no way could rent a 300 or 400mm lol besides i dont have a tripod that can hold that **** up LOL
 
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