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post #7411 of 29551
Why thank you. But really, I have no experience and only a 15 minute sit down with my father where he explained how to use the camera. I'm just patient. All these photos were taken at my leisure, with the sole exception being the butterfly. And even then, I knew he wasn't going anywhere in a hurry. If you needed me to snap photos in a timely manner, I'm sure you'd see a big dip in what I was capable of producing.

I snapped a whole roll outside yesterday, got a couple squirrels, so we'll see how that looks.

As for the lens, it says 35-105mm. I'm told this is a good all purpose lens. And for the most part I would agree. However, I tried taking some macros of eyes yesterday and the lens just can't get close enough to do what I want.

I think there is some type of adapter I can get to help with that right??? I think it's called a teleconverter or something.
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Extension tube.
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post #7413 of 29551
Yay! A lot cheaper than a teleconverter. I'll have to get one.

http://www.gadgetinfinity.com/produc...cat=290&page=1

And it seems easy enough to learn how to use.
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post #7414 of 29551
Quote:
Originally Posted by theCanadian View Post
Yay! A lot cheaper than a teleconverter. I'll have to get one.

http://www.gadgetinfinity.com/produc...cat=290&page=1

And it seems easy enough to learn how to use.
If you prefer on the fly macro then close up filters but I've gotten extension tubes myself [then again its for my macro lens].
    
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post #7415 of 29551
Quote:
Originally Posted by mz-n10 View Post
for a guy that doesnt know what the 1:3.5-4.5 mean.

you take really good pictures. good job.

Agreed, theCanadian really has an eye.
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post #7417 of 29551
My second roll was a lot more successful. The bolded ones are the best in my opinion.

dr4agon, I took a couple more macros with you in mind. Enjoy!

One thing I've noticed is that in almost all of my macros, the subject is low in the frame. I don't know if it's me or an issue with the camera... It's probably me though.

Edit: I should note, these are untouched. I could really clean up a lot of these if I wanted.






http://www.flickr.com/photos/50557662@N02/4649925195/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/50557662@N02/4649926255/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/50557662@N02/4650546144/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/50557662@N02/4650548088/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/50557662@N02/4649931189/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/50557662@N02/4650550772/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/50557662@N02/4649933785/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/50557662@N02/4650553030/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/50557662@N02/4649936243/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/50557662@N02/4650555430/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/50557662@N02/4650556812/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/50557662@N02/4649940409/
Edited by theCanadian - 5/29/10 at 2:43pm
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Got a couple more shots taken with my new Sigma (Or is it Wigma?) 10-20mm. Both shots were taken in Bath, England, where I live. First shot is of the Royal Cresent, I'm gutted that I got there just as the sun was starting to set as it meant that the whole cresent wasn't lit up, but still. The second shot it of an interesting church I found by the river.





Can't wait to use this lens some more, hopefully I'll get better at taking wide angle photos too!
    
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Ohh, did you use a polarizer?

The second seems to show a lot of lens distortion...
    
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No polariser, haven't bought one for this yet. I agree with you about the distortion though. At the moment I'm having to use a 32" tv at 1920x1080 to do post processing on, so I'm not sure if it's the lens or the TV! I'll have to get my old 22" monitor back out at some point for lightroom, as this tv isn't exactly practical.
    
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