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Yeah, that would date you a little bit... Of course my mom remembers King Crimson opening for somebody (for some reason Gregg Allman sticks in my mind, but I'm pretty sure it was somebody else with a similar last name that played almost exclusively on acoustic) in the concrete field house of Marquette University... She said King Crimson was so loud that nobody could hear the main act afterward

Nah, but I have no idea why I picked that picture for my icon...
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Hmmm, I kind of like the spider holster idea. I mean, if you're doing some kind of event, or just out on your own (places where theft is unlikely...weddings, trail walking/hiking), I can see it being extremely handy.

Personally, I hate the strap on my D70. Maybe because the ends that attach to my camera are stiff as all hell, or that the strap is too short (neck and shoulder carrying, the camera's at my ribs. Can't bring it to my eye, gotta take it off).
Time for a new strap! I have the Canon red strap that comes with the xxD and above cameras, which is decent, but it has quick-release clips. They're handy at times, esp. when tripod mounting, but I'm off to Europe in a few weeks and the clips make the strap seem less secure (I imagined a thief unbuckling one of the clips and grabbing the camera). Accordingly, I just ordered this strap, a lot of glowing reviews and looks very comfortable:

Crumpler Industry Disgrace


Edited by GoneTomorrow - 5/31/09 at 4:54pm
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Post some pics up when you get it, I've been looking at that Crumpler strap.
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Post some pics up when you get it, I've been looking at that Crumpler strap.
Will do, I also like it because it's designed to double as a shoulder strap.
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hmmm I just became interested in looking for a new non-stock strap. Something that offers a bit more flexibility but still simple. Was looking at the Black Rapid R straps but boy are they pricey!
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Took a couple of shots with the new lens... it's absolutely awesome. All of the shots below are mostly unedited, none are sharpened.



Bokeh is almost TOO thick when it's wide open. Superb for portrait stuff, gotta do more of those.



Reviews say that sharpness peaks out at anything over f2.8. This one was taken at f2.5, and honestly, it's pretty much the sharpest photo I've taken to date.



Very little bokeh past f4. Sharp as a blade.

Best purchase ever for any DX camera owner.
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New lens is what?
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New lens is what?
Nikkor 35mm 1.8 I think.
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hmmm I just became interested in looking for a new non-stock strap. Something that offers a bit more flexibility but still simple. Was looking at the Black Rapid R straps but boy are they pricey!
LOL, I saw that strap too. The double is a little ridiculous, looks like a race car harness! I'm sure it's very useful, but it would look extremely geeky wearing one. Best suited for more extreme situations I imagine.



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Took a couple of shots with the new lens... it's absolutely awesome. All of the shots below are mostly unedited, none are sharpened.



Bokeh is almost TOO thick when it's wide open. Superb for portrait stuff, gotta do more of those.


Reviews say that sharpness peaks out at anything over f2.8. This one was taken at f2.5, and honestly, it's pretty much the sharpest photo I've taken to date.

Very little bokeh past f4. Sharp as a blade.

Best purchase ever for any DX camera owner.
Nice shots and a worthwhile purchase. Everyone should have a prime, they're tops in terms of sharpness at wide apertures, which most zoom lenses suck at in comparision.
Edited by GoneTomorrow - 5/31/09 at 7:23pm
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Don't know why but my picture lose their color when I upload or print them :S
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