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My yard is mostly clover. Beats dandelions.
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Originally Posted by laboitenoire View Post
Blasphemy! My family loves clover. It doesn't die out in the summer, is soft on the feet, attracts lots of bees for you people who have gardens, and actually fertilizes your lawn for you! Clover flowers are usually white and sort of resemble lavender flowers in a way. Those flowers look more like honeysuckle.
lol the stuff really does get everywhere! I can see it being soft. Not dying out in the summer is kind of a problem lol.

hmmm ok I'll have to go back and take a second look.

Thanks for the ID!
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Originally Posted by EntropyTTU View Post

Can you add a newbie to your photo club?

Fujifilm sd1500




ISO 64
f/2.4?
shutter: 1000
Cant remember the rest.
Temp 100! Plenty of sun.


Edit: Believe it or not, this is a lot of color (natural grown) for West Texas; I am doing good to find grass that isn't dead. The rest is just cactus, cactus, and mesquite...

Added and nice shot.


More shots with the new flash. It's raining a lot and I'm really busy at work, so all I have time to shoot are the cats, LOL. So add your LOLCats decription if you want.

Our new Turkish Angora:


And the Ocicat:
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Finally, good weather! Went out for a quick hike with the 50mm

Found out 2 things: DOF at f/1.8 = TINY


But does nice, smooth Bokeh:


And it can be very, very sharp:


Also learned that I really need to stop down the aperture for landscape and forest shots with it. I need to pay more attention to that. 5.6 = fuzzy landscapes and trees.
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Originally Posted by GoneTomorrow View Post
Added and nice shot.


More shots with the new flash. It's raining a lot and I'm really busy at work, so all I have time to shoot are the cats, LOL. So add your LOLCats decription if you want.

Our new Turkish Angora:


And the Ocicat:
damn is that white guy cute!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! whats his name?
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Hmm looks like the T1i is now available from Canon..... wonder how its going to do.
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Just wondering, how credible is this site in terms of its reviews?
http://www.slrgear.com/reviews/index.php

It has graphical blur chart things which is good if you need to find optimal settings for a lens, I finally figured out that f/8-f/11 is best for me on my lens

Why is Ken Rockwell disliked on this website? I don't get it.
    
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damn is that white guy cute!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! whats his name?
Her name is Coco (not my choice, my fiancee is really into fashion). We just got her last week.

Quote:
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Just wondering, how credible is this site in terms of its reviews?
http://www.slrgear.com/reviews/index.php

It has graphical blur chart things which is good if you need to find optimal settings for a lens, I finally figured out that f/8-f/11 is best for me on my lens

Why is Ken Rockwell disliked on this website? I don't get it.
Slrgear.com is very well respected, their lens tests are simple but thorough, I check that site at least once a day to compare lenses. But their reviews are all user reviews, so take those with a grain of salt.

And as for Ken Rockwell, well, just read this thread:

http://photography-on-the.net/forum/...t=Ken+Rockwell
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Her name is Coco (not my choice, my fiancee is really into fashion). We just got her last week.



Slrgear.com is very well respected, their lens tests are simple but thorough, I check that site at least once a day to compare lenses. But their reviews are all user reviews, so take those with a grain of salt.

And as for Ken Rockwell, well, just read this thread:

http://photography-on-the.net/forum/...t=Ken+Rockwell
They do test the lens themselves though, they even state which ones they have and haven't unless I'm missing something :S

7. "These indoor and night shots are hand-held. Tripods are for the weak. I stack the odds in my favor by firing bursts of several shots in the Continuous shutter mode and sorting out the sharpest later..."
Nothing like a little spray and pray heh?

I do that occasionally... but in broad daylight. HE DOES IT AT NIGHT! I am never going to his website again. I've stopped spraying recently cause I've learnt that it fails, 1 great picture is better than 3 blurry ones - unless you miss the great one.



7. "The Canon 70-300 IS works great for panning, and I haven't even read the instructions on how to use it. I used it in IS MODE I, and I suspect that I should have used IS MODE II for panning. I don't know, "


Dear god I have just started learning photography, maybe I should start my own website too and make minimal profit.
You have shown me the truth, I thank you
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They do test the lens themselves though, they even state which ones they have and haven't unless I'm missing something :S

7. "These indoor and night shots are hand-held. Tripods are for the weak. I stack the odds in my favor by firing bursts of several shots in the Continuous shutter mode and sorting out the sharpest later..."
Nothing like a little spray and pray heh?

I do that occasionally... but in broad daylight. HE DOES IT AT NIGHT! I am never going to his website again. I've stopped spraying recently cause I've learnt that it fails, 1 great picture is better than 3 blurry ones - unless you miss the great one.



7. "The Canon 70-300 IS works great for panning, and I haven't even read the instructions on how to use it. I used it in IS MODE I, and I suspect that I should have used IS MODE II for panning. I don't know, "


Dear god I have just started learning photography, maybe I should start my own website too and make minimal profit.
You have shown me the truth, I thank you
Now you see. For beginners, he actually has useful tips, which gives the impression that he's some kind of expert. But when he describes his techniques and protocol, he shows his ass.
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