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Post Processing / Re: Favorite lightroom & photoshop addons
« on: September 03, 2014, 07:29:03 AM »
VSCO and NIK!

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Lenses / Re: 50mm upgrade or 85mm coverage?
« on: February 16, 2014, 05:22:48 PM »
Bringing back my question, I still debate upgrading my 50mm f.14, but now there is a Sigma 1.4 that may surprise...

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Lenses / Re: prime focal length choices
« on: August 28, 2013, 10:23:43 AM »
I have 35/50/135, though the 50mm is the Canon EF 1.4

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Lenses / Re: 50mm upgrade or 85mm coverage?
« on: December 31, 2012, 06:40:22 PM »
I'm waiting to see the January announcement before deciding, but the Sigma seems a good bet

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Lenses / Re: 50mm upgrade or 85mm coverage?
« on: December 12, 2012, 10:05:00 AM »
I had both the 17-40 and 70-200 F4 non-is and sold them to get my primes.

If it were me, I'd get a 70-200 or 17-40(16-35) just to be a little bit flexible before I get an 85.  Anyway, you know what you need most.   ;)

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Lenses / 50mm upgrade or 85mm coverage?
« on: December 12, 2012, 07:17:57 AM »
Having FF with 35L, 50 1.5 and 135L, I'm thinking in:
1) selling the 50mm 1.4 and buy the 50L
2) buying the Sigma 85 1.4
3) buying 85L (more difficult due to the money involved)

Anyone had a similar debate?

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Software & Accessories / Re: Bag challenge: pro body and two primes
« on: December 07, 2012, 10:09:36 AM »
Domke F-3X Shoulder Bag

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Canon General / Re: Recommended photography books
« on: December 07, 2012, 09:36:50 AM »
If you're studying Szarkowski's The Photographer's Eye, you are already demonstrating more discernment than most.

The Nature of Photographs, by Stephen Shore, is almost a companion or sequel to Szarkowski. Two books by Robert Adams will inspire you: Beauty in Photography and Why People Photograph. Try Szarkowski's Looking at Photographs as well. Then, if you want to challenge yourself, pick up Susan Sontag's On Photography and Roland Barthe's Camera Lucida.

All of these books are short, but contain lifetimes of lessons. Each can be read over and over again and each time you will learn something new. And, not a single one talks about f-stops, ISO, noise, bokeh, crop factor, or any of the other drivel that bogs people down. They are all about vision and understanding this fascinating and addictive craft.

Wonderfull advice!

I would only add that photography books without text " help you further your understanding of photography"!
I go through Martin Parr's books over and over.

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Lenses / Re: What's your dream lens
« on: December 05, 2012, 12:06:33 PM »
85mm f1.2 and it can be the version I!

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Lenses / Re: Best Lens for photographing children
« on: November 16, 2012, 06:11:45 AM »
I bought the 35L and the Gary Fong LightSphere when my daughter was born and it's my home kit.
Outside I use the 135L, but I'm thinking in buying the 85mm to complete

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EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: Let's see your film shots
« on: June 13, 2012, 01:25:42 AM »

C├ęsar by MFV.pt, on Flickr

Ilford HP5 ISO 400

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Lenses / Re: A small walkabout lens - lay it on me!
« on: June 04, 2012, 12:46:40 PM »
35mm f2


White Bull Terrier by MFV.pt, on Flickr

Nice shot, I see heavy vignetting though. Full Frame?

It was intentional (Post Production). But yes, 5D II

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I have 35mm f1.4, 50mm f1.4 and 135mm f2.

I'm thinking on buying a 85mm

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Lenses / Re: A small walkabout lens - lay it on me!
« on: June 04, 2012, 10:42:41 AM »
35mm f2


White Bull Terrier by MFV.pt, on Flickr

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Lenses / Re: 35mm upgrade. worth it?
« on: May 07, 2012, 09:29:05 AM »
85mm f1.8 is also a possibility

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